Kidnapping

Sergio Vazquez (Calaveras County Sheriff's Dept.)

Missing 14-Year-Old Northern California Boy Found Safe; Amber Alert Canceled

A 14-year-old boy who was abducted in Calaveras County, prompting the California Highway Patrol to issue an Amber Alert, was in Stockton Monday evening, according to the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office.

11/17/2014

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Bay Area School Teaches Lessons In Escaping From A Kidnapper

Some experts estimate a person can be bound, blindfolded, thrown into the back of a car and taken away, all in less than a minute. How would you get out of that kind of situation? If you can’t answer that question, you may need Eric Michaud.

11/13/2014

Blake Robert Johnston (Martinez Police Dept.)

Police Locate Missing 14-Year-Old Oregon Girl In Martinez; 41-Year-Old Man Arrested

A Martinez man arrested after a missing 14-year-old girl from Salem, Oregon was found with him in his home had met the girl in an online chatroom, police said.

10/16/2014

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Police Arrest Pleasant Hill Man Who Allegedly Booby-Trapped Home With Bombs After Attempting To Kidnap His Girlfriend

A Pleasant Hill man was arrested outside of his home after he allegedly tried to kidnap his girlfriend in Concord and officers found his residence had been booby-trapped with improvised explosive devices.

10/15/2014

Surveillance photo of man suspected in kidnapping and robbery in Walnut Creek on September 23, 2014. Police describe the suspect as a man in his 30s or 40s, average build, between 5'6" and 5'10" tall. He was wearing jeans, a gray t-shirt, a straw hat and sunglasses. He may have also been wearing stockings or another item to cover his face. (Walnut Creek Police)

Police Release Photo Of Suspect In Kidnapping, Robbery Of Walnut Creek Woman

Police have released a surveillance photo of a man suspected of kidnapping a woman at gunpoint from her front yard in Walnut Creek on Tuesday and forcing her to withdraw cash from a bank.

09/24/2014

Authorities said a woman was kidnapped from her home on the 400 block of Muller Road in Walnut Creek on September 23, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Kidnapped At Gunpoint From Walnut Creek Front Yard, Driven To ATM To Withdraw Cash

A woman was kidnapped at gunpoint from her front yard in Walnut Creek Tuesday morning and driven to a bank where she was ordered to withdraw cash, police said.

09/23/2014

Sketches of two men suspected of sexually assaulting a girl near Saratoga Avenue and Campbell Avenue in San Jose on September 16, 2014. The suspects are described as two men in their 30s seen driving in a white or silver van. (San Jose Police Department)

Police Seek 2 Men Suspected Of Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Girl Sitting At San Jose Bus Stop

Authorities in San Jose are searching for two men suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a girl who was sitting at a bus stop earlier this week.

09/19/2014

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Washington Man Allegedly Kidnaps Son, Possibly Headed To California By Sailboat

The FBI is on the look-out for a man from Washington who has reportedly kidnapped his biological son and may be headed to California on a sailboat.

09/12/2014

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Young Man Kidnaps, Robs And Shoots At 2 Victims In Martinez

Two victims were taken on a terrifying ride after they were kidnapped, robbed and shot at in Martinez on Wednesday night.

08/21/2014

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Santa Rosa Man Reconvicted On Rape Charges In Kidnapping Case After Appeal

A Sonoma County jury deliberated four hours Monday before reconvicting a Santa Rosa man of rape in concert with a kidnapping allegation in 2006 and 2009, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said.

08/19/2014

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