Lake County authorities arrest Jonathan Luna Carrasco on kidnapping charge – NBC Chicago

A Lake County man was arrested after allegedly kidnapping a woman he convinced to pull over to the side of a road and get into her SUV after she claimed her vehicle had a flat tire, reports said. authorities.

Jonatan Luna Carrasco, 28, of North Chicago, was arrested on a kidnapping warrant on March 30, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities say a woman called 911 around 2:10 a.m. Feb. 25 and reported her friend had been kidnapped. Deputies learned the women had left a club in Waukegan and were traveling on Route 41 in Wadsworth when Luna-Carrasco stopped and informed them they had a flat tire, police said.

The women then stopped, as did Luna-Carrasco. He told the victim, a 22-year-old woman from Whitewater, Wis., that he would help her change the flat tire and encouraged her to stay warm inside his vehicle, police said. police.

After the victim got into his SUV, Luna-Carrasco left with the woman against her will. The victim then jumped out of the vehicle and ran to a house for help, police said.

Authorities said detectives believed Luna-Carrasco was trying to take the victim to an unknown location. Although her intentions were unclear, the victim indicated Luna-Carrasco made sexual comments after she was kidnapped, according to police. As part of their investigation, police used camera technology to locate a vehicle matching Luna Carrasco’s description.

In a press release, sheriff’s officials explained that they believe February 25 was not the first time Luna-Carrasco committed a kidnapping. urged anyone who was a victim or has additional information to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 847-377-4000.

Luna-Carrasco remained in custody at the Lake County Jail as of Monday evening.

NBC Chicago

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