Santa Clarita Kidnapping Suspect Arrested After Almost Two Months.
Santa Clarita, CA - Investigators with the COBRA unit detailed Tuesday night that 22-year-old Reuben Castellanos had been arrested after purportedly seizing his irritated spouse in Canyon Country on April 9, as indicated by Shirley Miller, representative for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. "The suspect purportedly compromised the unfortunate casualty's life while she was in his vehicle, incapacitated her PDA, and intended to take her to Mexico where 'nobody would probably discover her body,'" Miller said. The abducted spouse allegedly convinced Castellanos to stop at a shopping center in Topanga to utilize the bathroom, as indicated by Sheriff's authorities. "In the shopping center, the injured individual recognized a security officer, and felt it was a chance to spare her life," Miller said."The unfortunate casualty stood out enough to be noticed when she hollered she was being hijacked. The officer at first idea the injured individual was kidding, until he saw the man going with her escape the area." Through the span of almost two months, COBRA investigators met various people with an end goal to discover Castallones, who apparently has an earlier criminal history and associations with pack action, as indicated by Sheriff's authorities. At that point, a break for the situation went ahead Saturday, when officers with the Los Angeles Police Department reacted to a require an announced attack in the San Fernando Valley. "Upon landing, officers regarded no wrongdoing had happened," Miller said. "In any case, while checking the distinguishing proof of gatherings at the area, they made a disclosure. One of the people, Reuben Castellanos, was a needed individual out of Santa Clarita." Appointees with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station were advised, and they dispatched a unit to the Vanowen Station so as to recover Castellanos and transport him back to Santa Clarita, as indicated by authorities. A few crime allegations have been recorded against Castellanos by the Los Angeles District Attorney's office, as indicated by Miller. He is right now in authority at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station correctional facility, where safeguard was set at $70,000.