A 14-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the kidnapping, physical and sexual assault and attempted murder of a 65-year-old woman in Vallejo on Thursday evening, according to police.
California officials are appealing a court order that called for the immediate release of one of three men convicted of kidnapping and burying a busload of schoolchildren in a 1970s ransom attempt.
A San Jose man police arrested earlier this week in connection with a kidnapping is being held without bail at Santa Clara County Jail on several felony offenses, including assault with a deadly weapon.
San Jose police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the kidnapping of a businessman for a $1 million ransom earlier this month, the department said Wednesday.
Five men suspected of kidnapping a 35-year-old man in San Jose on Thursday night and holding him for $1 million ransom remained in custody Wednesday awaiting formal charges from the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
San Jose police arrested five men Friday for allegedly kidnapping a local food business owner and demanding $1 million ransom from his family for his safe return.