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Elkton Man Charged With Multiple Offenses Related To An Unlawful Imprisonment

Date of News Release: 01/21/2015

Elkton, KY (Todd County) - The Kentucky State Police has charged an Elkton man with unlawful imprisonment and other offenses after conducting an investigation.

On Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at approximately 2:56 a.m., Trooper Curtis Crick arrested James K. Mock, 53, of Elkton, at his residence on Allegre Road.

The arrest stems from a report from the victim that she was abducted and assaulted by the accused on Monday, January 19. The female victim alleged that Mr. Mock had called her to his residence to retrieve mail. While she was at his residence, Mr. Mock forcibly removed her from her vehicle and proceeded to lock her in an upstairs room. The victim was able to escape and contacted Todd County Central Dispatch for assistance.

Mr. Mock was lodged in the Todd County Detention Center and charged with the following offenses:

  1. Unlawful Imprisonment 1st Degree
  2. Assault 4th Degree (Domestic) 3rd or > within 5 Years
  3. Resisting Arrest
  4. Violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO

After Mr. Mock's arrest, Trooper Crick was able to obtain a search warrant for his residence on Allegre Road. On Tuesday, January 20, at approximately 12:32 p.m., officers executed the search warrant. Officers located suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia during the search.

Mr. Mock was subsequently charged with:

  1. Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense - Meth
  2. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Trooper Luis Palmer, the Todd County Sheriff's Department and the Trenton Police Department assisted Trooper Crick with the execution of the search warrant.

Mr. Mock remains lodged in the Todd County Detention Center.