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updated 12:00 PM UTC, Jul 18, 2018

Minnesota Man Held on Kidnapping, Other Charges

  • Written by Jackson County Sheriff's Office
  • Published in News

A Minnesota man was arrested Sunday afternoon in Jackson County after kidnapping a girl from Minneapolis and driving eastbound on I-94.

Jackson County Sheriff officials were reported of a possible kidnapping in the Foster area by the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday afternoon, and the suspect was believed to be travelling East on Interstate 94. Wisconsin State Patrol Troopers were able to locate the vehicle on the Interstate at mile marker 97, but the vehicle was unoccupied. The male suspect was spotted in the wooded area off of the interstate, where officers later found out that he had sexually assaulted the female victim. The suspect was identified as 36 year old Dontay Reese from Burnsville, Minnesota, and the female victim a 23 year old from Minneapolis. Reese was arrested and is being held in the Jackson County Jail for 1st degree sexual assault, kidnapping, and possession of cocaine. The case is still being investigated by multiple law enforcement agencies.



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