kidnapping

James Barton Horn

Police: Woman Held In Box For Months Found Dead, Man Sought

Horn, who served time in prison for a kidnapping and sexual attack, disappeared before police could arrest him on the kidnapping charge.

05/22/2015

(FBI-St. Louis Division)

Arrest Made in Cape Girardeau Investigation

Jeffrey M. Lazier has been arrested for the rape and kidnapping of a woman in Cape Girardeau.

05/15/2015

(FBI-St. Louis Division)

Mo. Woman Escapes Kidnapper in Ill., Police Search for Suspect

The FBI and Cape Girardeau police say a woman told them she was sitting in her car when the suspect physically forced her into his pickup truck.

05/13/2015

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mo. Lawmaker’s Bill Defines ‘Violent Felony’ in State Gun Law

St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.

03/24/2015

John Classen (O'Fallon Mo. PD photo)

Suspect Arrested For Child Abduction

Police say 17-year-old John Classen of O’Fallon Mo. took a 10-year-old girl from her home

03/12/2015

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Mother, Aunt in Staged Kidnapping Set for Thursday Court Hearing

Authorities say the boy’s mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse to scare him because they believed he was too nice to people.

02/25/2015

(Courtesy: Lincoln County Sheriff's Department)

2 Plead Not Guilty in Staged Kidnapping of Missouri Boy

Police say the boy’s mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse last week to scare him, because they believed he was too nice to people. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says the family wanted to teach him about possible danger from strangers.

02/11/2015

(Courtesy: Lincoln County Sheriff's Department)

Family Members Arrested for Kidnapping Son to Teach Him a Lesson

They told Lincoln County deputies they were teaching the 6-year-old boy about “stranger danger.”

02/05/2015

Robert Caldwell (Photo/St. Louis Police)

Juvenile Detained in Missouri Kidnapping Case

FBI says action follows Tuesday’s arrest of Robert Caldwell (pictured) for January 22 incident

01/29/2015

Photo courtesy of FBI St. Louis Division

FBI Seeking Information on Kidnapping Suspects

A kidnapping victim out of Kansas City broke loose from his abductors in St. Louis.

01/23/2015

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