April 19, 2024

Garden City man accused of kidnapping

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–A Garden City man was arrested on Monday following an aggravated kidnapping investigation.

Officers arrested 33-year-old Jose David Garcia-Escobar, who now faces multiple charges from the incident.
 
Just before 6 am, Officers of the Garden City Police Department were dispatched to the north part of Garden City, where they met with a woman who alleged she had been taken by force from her residence and strangled by Garcia-Escobar, who was known to her. Officers learned Garcia-Escobar allegedly entered the woman’s residence without permission, pulled her out of the residence, and drove to his home. Through further investigation, Garcia-Escobar allegedly strangled and sexually assaulted the woman before driving her home.
 
Garcia-Escobar was later located and taken into custody. Garcia-Escobar was lodged in the Finney County Jail on the charges of Aggravated Burglary, Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Robbery, and Rape.
 
*The person(s) involved has not yet been convicted of a crime and are presumed innocent. The presumption of innocence shall continue until such time that the person(s) accused may be found guilty by a court of law.*