Violeta Rivas-Corleta and friend Anthony Meza are accused of kidnapping a young woman and holding her for ransom at an apartment complex.
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.
A father and son are in custody in California on suspicion of kidnapping the father’s ex-wife to perform an exorcism.
The Mexican cartel is known for drugs, murder and kidnappings. Now, investigators say the notorious criminal organization is living and working in Northern California.
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.
A Sacramento child allegedly abducted by his mother on Tuesday has been found safe in Southern California, but the search for the mother continues.
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.
A suspect is now behind bars after a Manteca teen was reportedly held captive, tortured and raped for days.
A victim being held for ransom in Patterson was able to call 911 and lead police to his alleged kidnapper Saturday.
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.
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.
Stockton police found a woman who was thought to have possibly been kidnapped Monday afternoon.