Two arrested in search for Encinitas attempted kidnappers
Mark Saunders , Marie Estrada
12:39 PM, Jul 28, 2017
8:29 AM, Jul 29, 2017
ENCINITAS, Calif. (KGTV) - Two people are now in custody in connection with the attempted kidnapping of an Encinitas teenager earlier this week.
Christopher White, 27, and Jeremiah Owens, 28, are facing charges of kidnapping with the intent to commit rape, false imprisonment, assault with the intent to commit rape, and conspiracy.
The San Diego Sheriff's Department (SDSO) said a witness reported a vehicle matching the suspected vehicle description involved in Wednesday's incident in the area of Summit Ave. and Verdi Ave. in the Cardiff neighborhood of Encinitas.
Deputies pulled the vehicle over and detained the driver, Christopher White, 27, for questioning.