Kidnapping suspect

Sacramento Kidnapping Suspect Denies Playing Role In Ransoming Woman

Violeta Rivas-Corleta and friend Anthony Meza are accused of kidnapping a young woman and holding her for ransom at an apartment complex.


Anthony Rositani and Hugo Tejera Fraga (l-r) (Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Dept.)

3 People Allegedly Kidnap, Beat Teen Who Texted Young Relative Racy Messages

Three members of the same family are accused of brutally beating a 17-year-old because he was exchanging racy text messages with their 13-year-old relative.


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2 Arrested In Alleged Calif. Exorcism Kidnapping

A father and son are in custody in California on suspicion of kidnapping the father’s ex-wife to perform an exorcism.


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Mexican Drug Cartel Moves Into Northern California

The Mexican cartel is known for drugs, murder and kidnappings. Now, investigators say the notorious criminal organization is living and working in Northern California.


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Jason Gilley Sentenced To Life In Prison For Kidnapping, Killing Dalene Carlson

A Stockton man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a young woman two years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, according to the Stockton Police Department.


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UPDATED: Abducted Sacramento Child Found In SoCal; Mother Surrenders

A Sacramento child allegedly abducted by his mother on Tuesday has been found safe in Southern California, but the search for the mother continues.


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Kidnapped Girl Says Suspect Deserved To Die

The 16-year-old California girl kidnapped by a close family friend suspected of killing her mother and 8-year-old brother says he threatened to kill her if she tried to escape and got what he deserved when he died in a shootout with authorities in the Idaho wilderness.


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Manteca Teen’s Life-Saving Text Ends Days Of Rape, Torture

A suspect is now behind bars after a Manteca teen was reportedly held captive, tortured and raped for days.


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Kidnapping Victim Calls 911, Leads Deputies To Suspect

A victim being held for ransom in Patterson was able to call 911 and lead police to his alleged kidnapper Saturday.


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Mom of Earlier Victim: Kidnapping Suspect Shouldn’t Have Been Out of Prison

A suspect in custody Friday for allegedly kidnapping a 7-year-old girl and stuffing her in his trunk is a registered sex offender who has attacked before.


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Placerville Woman Defends Kids Against Would-Be Kidnapper Inside Her Apartment

A man was arrested in Placerville Tuesday for forcing his way into a woman’s apartment and trying to kidnap the woman’s 15-month-old child.


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UPDATED: Stockton Police Find Woman Feared Kidnapped

Stockton police found a woman who was thought to have possibly been kidnapped Monday afternoon.