Names released, charges filed for kidnapping at Harlingen McDonald's
Sat, 10 Mar 2012 19:30:13 GMT —
The three men involved in the kidnapping of a 36-year-old Brownsville man at a Harlingen McDonald TMs were arraigned Saturday in the Harlingen Municipal Court.
39-year old Hector Primitino Salinas, 35-year-old Pedro Francisco Garza and 19-year-old Alexander Hernandez forced the victim into a gold Escalade at the restaurant TMs parking lot and took off.
In mid-pursuit on FM 106 outside of Harlingen, the suspects crashed the SUV into a pond and bailed, ignoring officers commands to stop.
With the help of K-9 units, Harlingen police were able to catch the three men and take them into custody.
All three men were charged with aggravated Kidnapping, aggravated robbery, engagement in organized criminal activity, child endangerment in 3rd degree felony, and evading arrest.
Hernandez was also charged with evading arrest with vehicle in 3rd degree felony.
Salinas and Garza TM bonds total $1.6 million each.
Hernandez TM bond was set at $1.3 million.
The victim was released from the hospital Saturday morning with no life threatening issues.
Upon abduction, the victim TMs 2-year-old daughter was left at the scene and later reunited with the mother