Kidnapping alert results in arrest of Kentucky manSeptember 18, 2020
By Herald Staff
SANTA CLAUS — Santa Claus Police arrested a Kentucky man Friday, Sept. 11, following a callout about a kidnapping.
Braden Skirvin, 20, of Glencoe, Kentucky, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He will face charges in Kentucky as well, police reported Friday.
Authorities in Union County, Kentucky, put out a statewide alert about the kidnapping/abduction of a female juvenile out of Sturgis, Kentucky.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office traced the juvenile’s phone in the area of State Road 162 in Santa Claus, and then notified Spencer County Central Dispatch.
Santa Claus Police spotted Skirvin’s vehicle parked at a local gas station. Police followed the vehicle, which left the station lot and headed east on State Road 162, and stopped it just west of State Road 245. The driver and passenger were detained without incident, police said.
Upon further investigation, the juvenile was discovered to be a runaway and released to the custodial parents. Skirvin was taken into custody.
Santa Claus Police were assisted by Spencer County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana State Police, Spencer County Emergency Medical Services and the Dale Police Department.
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