Man Arrested In New Haven Kidnapping Incident

John Silva
March 24, 2020 - 10:59 am

Photo courtesy of New Haven Police Dept


(New Haven, Conn./WTIC) - Police in New Haven have arreested a man in connection with a kidnapping complaint from early this morning.

Officers say around 3:30, they stopped a motor vehicle and arrested the driver, 34-year-old Luis Rivera, of New Haven.

Police say they seized a facsimile weapon and a knife.

While police didn't detail specifics about the case, they do say Rivera faces a litany of charges.

They include kidnapping with a firearm, having a weapon in a motor vehicle, carrying a dangerous weapon and threatening.

Bond was set at $250,000 and Rivera was set to be arraigned today in New Haven Superior Court.