What are Kidnapping Offenses?
Kidnapping is the criminal offense of restraining, taking away or transporting someone against their will. Kidnapping is also often referred to as abduction. Kidnapping is most commonly associated with missing children who are taken against their will by abductors. However, kidnapping may be done to any other person regardless of the age, sex or other circumstances of the alleged victim. Various motives may exist for kidnapping such as for ransom or financial reward or in furtherance of another crime whether directed toward to victim such as murder, robbery, assault, molestation, or otherwise, or directed towards a third party such as extortion or bribery.
Learn more about specific kidnapping offenses below:
- False Imprisonment
- Kidnapping of a Child
- Human Trafficking
If you have been charged with a kidnapping offense and need representation, contact the RI defense attorneys at the Law Office of John L. Calcagni III by email or call today at (401) 351-5100 to schedule a free consultation.