Alaska State Troopers Arrest Two for Kidnapping, Assault and other Crimes
A caller phoned in to the Alaska State troopers to report an incident in Soldotna on Tuesday. They reported that they were assaulted and kidnapped.
The call went in to the Alaska State Troopers at 6:50 am on Tuesday.
When the troopers investigated the call, they found that two people had met with 27-year-old Alex Sanchez-Ramos and 24-year-old Darae Richard, both of Soldotna at a local establishment the night before.
The two victims left with Ramos and Richard to party. Later, after the four consumed heroin, Ramos beccame angry and accused the two of stealing heroin from him. Ramos punched one of the victims repeatedly and threatened the two with a weapon.
It was then that one of the victims made good his getaway and went to a neighboring residence and made the 911 ccall to the troopers.
After the initial investigation, troopers arrested Ramos and Richard. The two were charged with Kidnapping, Assault III, Assault IV, and Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance. Ramos was additionally charged with DUI. Richard was charged with an added count of Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance IV.
Soldotna Troopers, Alaska Bureau of Investigations, Alaska Bureau of Highway Patrol and the Soldotna Police Department participated in the investigation which is still on-going.