Kidnapping

This undated photo provided by the Houston Police Dept. shows Derion Vence. Vence, the man who reported 4-year-old Maleah Davis had been abducted from him last weekend was arrested near Houston Saturday, May 11, 2019 in connection with her disappearance and police say they have found blood in his apartment linked to her. (Houston Police Dept. via AP)
May 11, 2019 - 11:46 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The man who reported 4-year-old Maleah Davis had been abducted last weekend was arrested near Houston Saturday in connection with her disappearance and police said they found blood in his apartment linked to her. Derion Vence, who had lived with Maleah and her mother, was arrested...
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Lee Rogers
May 11, 2019 - 7:52 pm
The Greenville County Sheriff's office issued the following press release early Saturday morning. This morning, at around 3:20am, Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office responded to 506 Golden Pine Court in regards to a reported home invasion that resulted in two children being...
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CORRECTS NAME TO KRISTA NOELLE MADDEN, NOT KRISTA LOWELL GRIFFIN - This photo made available by the Henderson County Sheriff's Office, N.C., shows Krista Noelle Madden who was arrested on Friday, May 10, 2019. Her claim that her 7-week-old baby was kidnapped quickly unraveled after the infant was found at the bottom of a 75-foot ravine in the North Carolina mountains, law enforcement officials said Friday. (Henderson County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 10, 2019 - 1:59 pm
The Latest on the attempted murder case against his mother (all times local): 2 p.m. A man who retrieved the baby who police said was thrown into a ravine says he's thankful it happened near his house in western North Carolina. Scott Fowler told WLOS on Thursday that his wife heard the baby crying...
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May 10, 2019 - 11:28 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say the claim that a 7-week-old baby was kidnapped has unraveled and the mother has been charged with attempted murder after the infant was found at the bottom of a ravine. Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin announced Friday that 35-year-old...
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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Sibiu, Romania, Thursday, May 9, 2019. European Union leaders on Thursday start to set out a course for increased political cooperation in the wake of the impending departure of the United Kingdom from the bloc. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)
May 10, 2019 - 7:47 am
PARIS (AP) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron expressed condolences...
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May 09, 2019 - 8:19 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in western North Carolina say a 7-week-old baby girl has been kidnapped by a man and a woman who were wearing ski masks. Asheville police tweeted that the baby was kidnapped on Thursday in Biltmore Park, a mixed-use area that has retail stores. Police say a car...
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May 05, 2019 - 6:12 pm
COTONOU, Benin (AP) — Two French tourists are feared kidnapped in the West African nation of Benin after they failed to return from a game drive in a wildlife reserve and their guide was later found dead, authorities said Sunday. The disappearance has raised fears they could have been abducted by...
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April 29, 2019 - 4:52 pm
BEAUFORT, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have charged three men in connection with a kidnapping and assault case. Carteret County deputies tell news outlets 28-year-old Cade Jones of Newport is charged with first-degree kidnapping and assault by pointing a gun and is being held on a $1...
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April 19, 2019 - 2:12 pm
WILKESBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man being sought in connection with a kidnapping has turned himself in. The Wilkes County Sheriff's Office tells news outlets 37-year-old Rosalino Duarte-Cruz of Wilkesboro is charged with second-degree kidnapping, simple assault and a domestic violence...
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April 18, 2019 - 9:44 am
The Pickens County Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted for attempted murder and kidnapping. Investigators say the suspect, Marco Vaught, kidnapped a woman and shot another woman. According to police, Vaught kidnapped his ex-girlfriend, Rebecca Purry, at 1am Wednesday, while she was...
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