Kingman man arrested on kidnapping charges

Booking photo shows Cody Demotte of Kingman. Demotte was arrested Saturday on preliminary charges of kidnapping, battery and criminal confinement. (Provided Photo/Fountain County Jail)
Booking photo shows Cody Demotte of Kingman. Demotte was arrested Saturday on preliminary charges of kidnapping, battery and criminal confinement. (Provided Photo/Fountain County Jail)

FOUNTAIN COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Indiana State Police arrested a Kingman man accused of kidnapping and battering a female.

According to a release from Indiana State Police, a trooper was sent to 4703 S. Silver Island Road near Kingman on Sept. 17 around 2 p.m. regarding the complaint of a female who had been kidnapped and battered.

The ISP trooper, with the help of the Fountain County Sheriff’s Office, arrived at the house and spoke with the victim. She told police 24-year-old Cody Demotte had taken her against her will, hit her in the upper body several times and attempted to hold her head under water, the release says.

Demotte was caught and arrested on preliminary charges of kidnapping, criminal confinement and domestic battery.

He was placed in the Fountain County Jail and currently faces the possibility of more charges.

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