Kidnapping

Prathaan
Mark Freie
July 03, 2019 - 4:56 am
Minneapolis police are looking for a suspect linked to a kidnapping Tuesday night near downtown Minneapolis. It happened around 8 p.m. near 12th and Lasalle. Police don't think it was a stranger abduction, but have not said much more about the incident. The kidnapper is described as a bald white...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, file photo, Jake Patterson appears for his preliminary hearing at Barron County Circuit Court in Barron, Wis. Patterson, charged with kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl and killing her parents, is expected to enter a formal plea when he appears in court for an arraignment, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. (T'xer Zhon Kha/The Post-Crescent via AP, Pool, File)
March 27, 2019 - 10:22 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty Wednesday to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents and holding her captive in a remote cabin for three months. Jake Patterson, 21, pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping. A count of armed...
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Barron County Sheriff's Department
Sloane Martin
February 06, 2019 - 12:22 pm
The man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and murdering her parents has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Jake Patterson returns to court. WCCO's Sloane Martin reports. Appearing in an orange prison jumpsuit, 21-year-old Jake Patterson spoke briefly - giving yes and no answers - at a court...
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Jayme Closs is back home
Healing for Jayme Closs
January 12, 2019 - 5:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Katie Beers' joy quickly turned to deep concern when she learned 13-year-old Jayme Closs had been found alive in rural Wisconsin nearly three months after police say a man shot and killed her parents then abducted the girl from their home. "She is going to have to grieve the loss of...
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Edgar Linares
December 31, 2018 - 3:27 pm
Police have two teens in custody at the Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Center suspected of kidnapping a 19-year-old and a 15-year-old, the entire ordeal ended in a crash Sunday evening. Hopkins Police said they were contacted about the alleged kidnapping around eight o'clock Sunday evening. A...
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Adam Carter
November 15, 2018 - 2:00 pm
"We don't sleep a lot," Chris Fitzgerald says as he contemplates how the last month has differed from other typical months as sheriff of Barron County Wisconsin. It has now been one month since 13-year old Jayme Closs disappeared, possibly taken by the person or persons who shot and killed her...
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Adam Carter
October 24, 2018 - 5:32 pm
Two aunts of Jayme Closs appeared at a news conference Wednesday updating the public on the search for the missing 13-year old Wisconsin girl. "Jayme, not a moment goes by when we aren't thinking of you, and praying for you," said Jennifer Smith, the sister of Jayme Closs' mother Denise Closs, who...
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Courtesy of Barron County Sheriff
Adam Carter
October 22, 2018 - 5:14 pm
Authorities are now searching for two vehicles as they continue to look for a 13-year old girl who's been missing since her parents were murdered in their Barron, Wisconsin home a week ago. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald updated the media today on the search for Jayme Closs, who's been...
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Adam Carter
September 20, 2018 - 2:31 pm
The current sheriff of Stearns County says the Jacob Wetterling abduction investigation was bungled from the very beginning. Tens of thousands of pages from the investigative file in Jacob's disappearance were released Thursday. Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson says those pages reveal missed...
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