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Published: Sunday, 8/24/2003

Hotel incident brings kidnapping charges

FINDLAY — Police charged a 25-year-old man with kidnapping after he held three people at gunpoint and then took one of them from a motel here, authorities said.

When Findlay Police arrived at the Econo Lodge, 316 Emma St., about 10 p.m. Friday, they found that Joey O. Jackson had held two occupants of a hotel room at gunpoint and took a woman from the room at gunpoint.

Officers later located the woman. No one was harmed, police said.

Mr. Jackson was arrested and booked into the Hancock County Justice Center.

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