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KSP Arrest Frankfort Man for Kidnapping 1st

Date of News Release: 01/12/2015

(Frankfort, KY) - On January 11, 2015, Kentucky State Police arrested a Frankfort man for Kidnapping 1st Degree.

On January 11, 2015, a warrant was issued for Dwayne L. Wainscott, age 19, of Frankfort, KY based on information he allegedly held an acquaintance at gunpoint and forced the victim to drive him to the Lexington area. The victim was able was able to escape uninjured from Wainscott after the victim's vehicle broke down in the Versailles area. The victim ran to a nearby residence where law enforcement was notified.

Kentucky State Police located Wainscott hiding in a residence on Louisville Road, Frankfort, KY.

Dwayne L. Wainscott was arrested and charged with Kidnapping 1st and lodged in the Franklin County Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing by the Kentucky State Police, Post 12.

For any questions, please contact Trooper Kendra Wilson, Public Affairs Officer, at (502) 227-2221.