Man arrested for aggravated kidnapping in San Angelo

A 44-year-old man has been arrested and charged with aggravated kidnapping, according to a police statement.

On Monday, August 15, 2022, Tom Green County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 1000 block of Mahon Avenue, after receiving a 9-1-1 call from a woman asking for help.

“Deputies arrived at the scene to find a male subject who had been assaulted,” the statement said. “The male subject advised the person who assaulted him to flee with a woman, whom he also assaulted and forced into a vehicle.”

The original male subject was taken to hospital for treatment.

During the ensuing investigation, Jonathan Wayne Staker was identified as the suspect.

“A possible location for Jonathan Staker has been determined to be in Runnels County and a contact phone number has been located for the female victim,” the statement said. “With the assistance of the Runnels County Sheriff’s Office, Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office located the suspect vehicle and the victim, who also suffered non-fatal injuries during the incident.”

On Tuesday, August 16, Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office obtained a warrant for Staker’s arrest.

On Wednesday, August 17, Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office was able to locate Staker and take him into custody without incident.

Staker was sentenced to Tom Green County Jail for aggravated kidnapping, a first-degree felony, and remains in jail in lieu of $500,000 bond as of 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

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