Kidnapping

Abduction, Unlawful Restraint

How does the state of Ohio define the crimes?

Kidnapping

(A) No person, by force, threat, or deception, or, in the case of a victim under the age of thirteen or mentally incompetent, by any means, shall remove another from the place where the other person is found or restrain the liberty of the other person, for any of the following purposes:

(1) To hold for ransom, or as a shield or hostage;

(2) To facilitate the commission of any felony or flight thereafter;

(3) To terrorize, or to inflict serious physical harm on the victim or another;

(4) To engage in sexual activity, as defined in section 2907.01 of the Revised Code, with the victim against the victim's will;

(5) To hinder, impede, or obstruct a function of government, or to force any action or concession on the part of governmental authority;

(6) To hold in a condition of involuntary servitude.


Abduction

(A) No person, without privilege to do so, shall knowingly do any of the following:

(1) By force or threat, remove another from the place where the other person is found;

(2) By force or threat, restrain the liberty of another person under circumstances that create a risk of physical harm to the victim or place the other person in fear;

(3) Hold another in a condition of involuntary servitude.


Unlawful Restraint

A) No person, without privilege to do so, shall knowingly restrain another of the other person's liberty.

In my own words

Kidnapping

Can't take somebody under 13 or mentally unstable by any means. Can't take anybody by force, threat, or deception for the reasoning of ransom, as a shield ,hostage, to hurt the victim or someone they know, engage in sexual activity, to mess up the government, or for the purpose of having a personal servant.


Abduction

Can't take someone by force or threat. Cannot by force or threat remove somebody's freedom or use them as a personal servent.


Unlawful Restraint

Somebody cannot limit the freedoms of another

Sentencing

Kidnapping

1st-degree felony/ Jail Time:3-10 Years/ Fine: Up to $20,000

Victim released unharmed 2nd-degree felony/ Jail Time:2-8 Years/ Fine: Up to $15,000


Abduction

3rd degree felony/Jail Time:1-5 Years/ Fine: Up to $10,000

Sexual intentions 2nd degree felony/Jail Time:2-8 Years/ Fine:Up to $15,000


Unlawful Restraint

3rd-degree misdemeanor/Jail Time:60 Days/ Fine: Up to $500

Statstics

How many children are abducted every year?

800,000 children younger than 18 were reported missing. More than 200,000 children were abducted by family members. More than 58,000 children were abducted by nonfamily members. An estimated 115 children were the victims of “stereotypical” kidnapping.


What state has the most abductions?

Kidnapping Capital of the U.S.A. In what officials caution is now a dangerous and even deadly crime wave, Phoenix, Arizona has become the kidnapping capital of America, with more incidents than any other city in the world outside of Mexico City and over 370 cases last year alone.


What percentage of kidnappings end in death?

When acquaintance kidnappings end in murder, the murder happens quickly. According to a study by the Washington State Attorney General's Office, in 74 percent of missing-child homicides, the child is murdered within the first three hours of the abduction. Stranger kidnapping victims are more often female than male.

Current Event

A 6-year-old boy was faked kidnapped to teach him a lesson. His mother, Grandmother, Aunt, and co-worker of the aunts all staged a kidnapping to teach the at the time 4-year-old boy a lesson. They had guns and tied him up and even covered his head. The whole thing lasted about 4 hours. The mother has been charged with felony kidnapping. Every one else got charged with felonious assault.


http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/05/us/missouri-fake-kidnapping/

In Canada

Kidnapping

Definition

279 (1) Every person commits an offence who kidnaps a person with intent

  • (a) to cause the person to be confined or imprisoned against the person’s will;

  • (b) to cause the person to be unlawfully sent or transported out of Canada against the person’s will; or

  • (c) to hold the person for ransom or to service against the person’s will.

Punishment

(1.1) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable

  • (a) if a restricted firearm or prohibited firearm is used in the commission of the offence or if any firearm is used in the commission of the offence and the offence is committed for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with, a criminal organization, to imprisonment for life and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of

    • (i) in the case of a first offence, five years, and

    • (ii) in the case of a second or subsequent offence, seven years;

  • (a.1) in any other case where a firearm is used in the commission of the offence, to imprisonment for life and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of four years;

  • (a.2) if the person referred to in paragraph (1)(a), (b) or (c) is under 16 years of age, to imprisonment for life and, unless the person who commits the offence is a parent, guardian or person having the lawful care or charge of the person referred to in that paragraph, to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of five years; and

  • (b) in any other case, to imprisonment for life.

Consquenses

Kidnapping

Cannot adopt a child

Lose veterinarian license


Abduction

Cannot be a credit union officer

cannot be a county sheriff


Unlawful Restraint

Cannot be a state university officer

Loss of a casino license