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Carbondale man indicted by grand jury

A Carbondale man remained free on $5,000 bond Friday after he was charged with second-degree kidnapping, a felony, and other counts in 9th District Court Wednesday.

Saul Ramirez-Arroyo, 22, was arrested Jan. 12 by Carbondale police on a warrant for allegedly grabbing a woman and dragging her off into a parking lot on July 2, 2002, Carbondale police said. The woman escaped without serious injuries.

The case was originally dropped by 9th District Attorney Mac Myers for a lack of evidence, but Carbondale police chief Gene Schilling pushed to have it reviewed by a grand jury.



“It was through us ” we felt there was sufficient evidence,” Schilling said.

After being indicted by the grand jury, a warrant was issued for Ramirez-Arroyo’s arrest and executed by Carbondale police.



Ramirez-Arroyo was advised in District Court Wednesday that he is being formally charged with second-degree kidnapping and criminal extortion, both felonies; as well as third-degree assault and menacing, both misdemeanors. An arraignment for Ramirez-Arroyo is set for Feb. 20.


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