Snellville Man Accused of Kidnapping Estranged Wife

Current news articles of interest on Jehovah's Witnesses from around the globe.

Moderator: LWF Administration

Post Reply
Message
Author
User avatar
Esoteric
YORWW CONG GOLDEN ALTAR HORN (L12-S4)
YORWW CONG GOLDEN ALTAR HORN (L12-S4)
Posts: 195
Joined: Fri May 23, 2008 9:03 am
Location: [L12-S4] 2008 YORWW Bible Academy Graduate resides YORWW World Headquarters Jamaica, W.I.

Snellville Man Accused of Kidnapping Estranged Wife

#1 Post by Esoteric » Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:54 am

Snellville Man Accused of Kidnapping Estranged Wife During Church


Matthew Ryan Boutelle has been arrested and charged with kidnapping, according to news reports.
Image

By Crystal Huskey
Article Source
September 18, 2012, 5:49 am

According to the Newton Citizen, a Snellville man is charged with entering a church in Conyers on Sunday and kidnapping his estranged wife.

The incident took place around 4 p.m., while members of the Assembly Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses were taking a break from service. Matthew Ryan Boutelle, 24, then forced his wife to leave with him, according to the charges.

"He won't let me go," the victim mouthed to people in the parking lot.

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office said that Boutelle "forcibly walked" the victim to her car against her will, according to the Rockdale Citizen. He then sped out of the parking lot.

Witnesses initially reported a number of different tag numbers, but officers were eventually able to track down the suspect at his father's home and arrested him. The victim was at the home as well.

The couple has been separated for around two months, which is around the time Boutelle was arrested for simple battery, according to the Newton Citizen.


***

Post Reply

Return to “Forum 3: Jehovah's Witnesses In The News!”