KIDNAPPING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/KIDNAPPING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utahn serving life for kidnapping gets new sentencing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433986-78/judge-girlfriend-kidnapping-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433986-78/judge-girlfriend-kidnapping-law.html.csp">Utahn serving life for kidnapping gets new sentencing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:48:02.441-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Supreme Court on Friday ordered a new sentencing for a Midvale man serving a prison term of life without the possibility of parole for kidnapping his girlfriend. In a 4-1 decision, the high court said 3rd District Judge Terry Christiansen had erred when he considered only aggravating and mitigating circumstances when he sentenced Andrew LeBeau. Under Utah’s aggravated kidnapping law, the judge was required to also consider “the interests of justice” to determine if a lesser sentence was...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433986@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:48:02 MDT Utah County deputies nab 6, expect more arrests in kidnapping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58415212-78/girl-cannon-county-debt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58415212-78/girl-cannon-county-debt.html.csp">Utah County deputies nab 6, expect more arrests in kidnapping</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:06:07.603-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah County sheriff’s deputies arrested five adults and a juvenile over the weekend after a teenage girl was allegedly abducted and a man stabbed in a gang-related dispute over a debt. More arrests were anticipated. Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said the investigation was continuing Monday into specifics about the case, which began with a search in the Orem area for the missing girl early Sunday morning. Interviews with several people led to discovery of an abandoned vehicle — in which the girl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415212@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:06:07 MDT Orem man ordered to stand trial in child rape case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58388927-78/girl-johnson-child-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58388927-78/girl-johnson-child-court.html.csp">Orem man ordered to stand trial in child rape case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T22:30:57.813-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Orem man accused of kidnapping and raping an 11-year-old girl was ordered to stand trial Monday. Jayson Quade Johnson, 26, was charged in July in 4th District Court with child kidnapping, sodomy upon a child and aggravated sexual abuse of a child, all first-degree felonies. Last week, an additional charge — third-degree felony tampering with a witness — was added. On Monday, Johnson appeared in court for a preliminary hearing. After prosecutors presented evidence in the case, which included ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388927@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:30:57 MDT Suspect in Utah murders appeals Nevada convictions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58356569-78/mcfarland-kidnapping-car-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58356569-78/mcfarland-kidnapping-car-utah.html.csp">Suspect in Utah murders appeals Nevada convictions</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T21:02:09.211-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 09:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Elko, Nev. • A Utah man facing murder charges in the 2011 shooting deaths of an elderly Utah couple in a two-state crime spree that already has him serving up to 56 years in a Nevada prison is appealing his conviction for kidnapping during a botched carjacking at a West Wendover casino. Utah prosecutors filed murder charges against Logan McFarland, 26, in Sanpete County in May after he was sent to the Ely State Prison for six felonies including kidnapping, robbery and car theft. The Elko Daily ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583565692014-08-30T21:02:09.211-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T21:02:09.211-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58356569@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:02:09 MDT Salt Lake City kidnapping foiled when would-be abductor pulled up behind cop car http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58325281-78/suspect-car-police-victim.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58325281-78/suspect-car-police-victim.html.csp">Salt Lake City kidnapping foiled when would-be abductor pulled up behind cop car</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T21:48:37.521-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For an alleged kidnapping victim, freedom came when he and his would-be abductor happened upon a Salt Lake City police car. About 12:35 a.m. Friday, the officers had just made a traffic stop on another vehicle near 400 South and 200 West when the victim drove up behind the police cruiser. That is when driver jumped out from behind the wheel and ran up to the officers, stating he was being kidnapped by his male passenger. The officers quickly handcuffed the 34-year-old suspect, still in the car,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325281@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:48:37 MDT Kidnapping dropped, but Utah man still faces sex abuse charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284155-78/charges-schaffer-court-kidnapping.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284155-78/charges-schaffer-court-kidnapping.html.csp">Kidnapping dropped, but Utah man still faces sex abuse charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T20:14:54.882-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 08:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • A Weber County man accused of kidnapping a teenage boy at an Ogden train station and forcing the boy to commit sexual acts with him over several days appeared in court Monday — but is now facing very different charges. Ryan Mitchell Schaffer, 34, is now charged in Ogden’s 2nd District Court with three counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor, all third-degree felonies. Previously, he was charged in January with four first-degree felonies: one charge of aggravated kidnapping and t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284155@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:14:54 MDT Cop: Man charged with teen’s kidnap loves conflict http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58255982-68/kibby-perley-abby-charged.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58255982-68/kibby-perley-abby-charged.html.csp">Cop: Man charged with teen’s kidnap loves conflict</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LYNNE TUOHY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T10:01:18.017-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 10:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Concord, N.H. • The man charged with kidnapping a teenager nine months ago is very bright, has strong opinions and thrives on conflict, according to a police officer who had two decades of contact with him. Former Conway Lt. Chris Perley, who left the force in April after 29 years, has known 34-year-old Nathaniel Kibby since the kidnapping suspect was 12 years old. Kibby was arrested at his Gorham trailer Monday and charged with kidnapping Abigail Hernandez on Oct. 9, a week before her 15th birt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582559822014-08-03T10:01:18.017-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-03T10:01:18.017-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58255982@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 10:01:18 MDT Legislative candidate faces kidnapping, assault charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58213328-78/byrge-police-wrote-candidate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58213328-78/byrge-police-wrote-candidate.html.csp">Legislative candidate faces kidnapping, assault charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:13:47.52-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A candidate for the state Legislature is accused of attacking and kidnapping a man. Mark E. Byrge, 43, who is a Democratic state House candidate, was charged Monday with first-degree felony aggravated kidnapping, third-degree felony aggravated assault and second-degree felony obstructing justice in connection to a dispute that allegedly occurred June 1 at Byrge’s house in American Fork. According to court documents, a man went to Byrge’s house and argued with Byrge at the front door over money ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58213328@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:13:47 MDT