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ETX kidnapping suspect apprehended after manhunt

COMMERCE, TX - On Thursday October 13, 2011 shortly after 9 am, officers from the Commerce Police Department responded to a domestic dispute call to an apartment complex in the 100 block of Maple Avenue.  

Once at the location, Officer Paille with the Commerce Police Department saw a woman being taken in a car away from the apartment complex by force. According to the officer, the woman was clearly distraught and was attempting to get the officer's attention. Officer Paille told the driver of the vehicle to pull over but the man drove away. Officer's then began a search for the vehicle.  

While Officers were attempting to locate the vehicle, the man released the woman unharmed and left the car. She was able to drive herself to the Commerce Police Department where officers made sure she and the young infant child with her were safe.  

A manhunt was started to attempt to locate the suspect and after a brief foot pursuit and a search of a wooded area he was taken into custody. At this time, the man faces charges of kidnapping, unlawful restraint, child endangerment, evading arrest using a vehicle and evading arrest on foot. In addition the man is being held on a Commerce Police Department Warrant for an unrelated charge.  

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