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Hesperia Man Arrested for Kidnapping and False Imprisonment

HESPERIA, CA:(– A 27-year-old Hesperia man was arrested Sunday night on kidnapping, assault, and false imprisonment charges.

On Sunday, September 18, 2016, at approximately 1:19 p.m., Deputies of the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a report of abuse and kidnapping in Hesperia.

Deputies responded to the residence and located the victim, a girlfriend of the suspect identified as Jonathan Matthew Causey, with visible injuries from an assault.

According to the victim, the assault had occurred the previous day.

“At one point the suspect reportedly forced the victim into her vehicle and drove to a remote location where he continued to assault and threaten her,” stated a press release.

Later the same day the victim called the police again and reported the suspect was parked in front of her home and not allowing her to leave.

Deputies responded however, Causey had left the location prior to deputy arrival. Deputies along with the Hesperia Gang Team conducted a search of the area for Causey.

At approximately 11:00 p.m., deputies located Causey at a residence he’s known to frequent in the 11000 block of Third Ave., in Hesperia. Deputies also located a handgun reported stolen out of Adelanto.

Suspect Jonathan Matthew Causey was arrested and booked at HDDC on the charges of PC207(a)-Kidnapping, PC236- False imprisonment, PC273.5(a)- Corporal injury of spouse or cohabitant and PC422- Terrorist threats.

Per public court records, Causey is currently being held in lieu of a $175,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in a Victorville court room on September, 28th.

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