Crab Orchard man charged with kidnapping

CRAB ORCHARD, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police have arrested James E. Cash, 34, of Crab Orchard on kidnapping charges.

According to investigators, Cash forced his way into a woman’s house, assaulted her, and forced her into a vehicle.  Police say the victim told them that Cash took out a gun and threatened to kill her.  She was able to escape at the Dollar General in Crab Orchard.  Police were called to the scene shortly thereafter.  They were able to locate Cash at his home just before 10:00 a.m. and take him into custody.

Cash has been charged with Kidnapping of an Adult and Burglary 1st Degree. He is lodged at the Lincoln County Jail.

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