This website is accessible to all versions of every browser. However, you are seeing this message because your browser does not support basic Web standards, and does not properly display the site's design details. Please consider upgrading to a more modern browser. (Learn More).

You are here: home > news > law and order

Siler City kidnapping suspect sent to prison

Posted Tuesday, June 22, 2004

e-mail E-mail this page   print Printer-friendly page

A Siler City man that prosecutors claim was in charge of a plot to kidnap and rob three Sanford teens pleaded guilty Tuesday.

Jose Ortiz Fabian, 27, of 5 Lost Creek Church Road, Siler City, pleaded guilty in Lee County Superior Court to three counts of kidnapping and two counts of armed robbery. He was sentenced to between 15 and 17 years in prison.

Police arrested Ortiz and two teenagers in April 2003 after they used guns to force two teen victims into their van in the parking lot at Save-A-Lot, 2512 Lee Ave. Another victim was abducted from his home in Thornwood Village MHP.

All of the victims were males between the ages of 15 and 18. None of them was injured.

The other two suspects in the case, twin brothers Miguel and Manuel Viveros, both 17 and of 176 Belle Lane, Siler City, pleaded guilty in April to charges connected with the robbery.

Fabian and the Viveros brothers were apprehended and the kidnapped teens rescued after a state trooper spotted them on U.S. 421 and pulled them over.

 
e-mail E-mail this page
print Printer-friendly page
 
 
 
Siler City kidnapping suspect sent to prison
Jose Ortiz Fabian
 
News

Free Classifieds

Got Feedback?
Send a letter to the editor.

Subscribe
Sign up for the Chatham Chatlist.

Advertise
Promote your brand at chathamjournal.com





Google
ChathamJournal Web



Subscribe now: RSS news feed, plus FREE headlines for your site