Baldridge gets 10 years for kidnapping

Baldridge gets 10 years for kidnapping

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Randolph County man accused of kidnapping his wife earlier this year was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce said.

Roger Emmit Baldridge, 54, of Ravenden pleaded guilty to kidnapping and possession of firearms by certain persons in connection with a March 9 incident. Baldridge told his wife he would take her to work, but instead drove her around the backroads of Lawrence, Randolph and Sharp counties, Boyce said.

Circuit Judge Harold S. Erwin sentenced Baldridge in Lawrence County Circuit Court.

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