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Couple abducts truck driver at gunpoint in Perry County


A couple from Dauphin County has been charged for allegedly abducting a truck driver at gunpoint and leaving him duct-taped in the woods in Perry County, according to PennLive.

Trucker Forced Into Pickup At Gunpoint

The forty-five year old truck driver was parked at the Petro truck stop near Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on Monday. Around 2:30 a.m. Monday morning, the driver was walking through an abandoned parking lot after haviing visited another business when, according to reports, two individuals approached him and ordered the truck driver into their pickup at gunpoint.

According to The Sentinel, the victim said the couple demanded that he remove some of his clothing, bound him with duct tape, then took off with his keys, phone, and wallet.

They then drove him to the woods in Perry County where they left him. The couple then proceeded to use the victim’s Visa cards at various ATMs.

A hunter found the truck driver in the woods around 7:15 a.m. on Monday, according to Trooper Brent Miller.

Suspects Taken Into Custody

On Wednesday, the two suspects John William Williams, 47, and Charmayne Patricia Maddy, 45, were arrested without incident. They were found in Cranberry Township, Butler County. Charges against the couple include robbery, unlawful restraint, theft, and access device fraud.

The police also reported that Williams and Maddy were driving a silver 2014 Chevrolet Silverado with a Pennsylvania registration of ZHA-8333 at the time of the abduction and that they were armed with a 12-gauge shotgun.


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