Fernando Diaz of Palmdale, 50, was arrested at roughly 2 a.m. on Friday by Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Deputies on felony kidnapping costs
A witness could have saved the lifetime of an unconscious lady following he saw a gentleman carrying her to a waiting around van, at all around closing time in West Hollywood’s nightlife district.
Fernando Diaz of Palmdale, 50, was arrested at about 2 a.m. on Friday by Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Deputies on felony kidnapping fees.
He was produced pending trial on a $100,000 bail bond on Saturday, according to the department.
A Great Samaritan had flagged down Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Herrera right after he witnessed Diaz carrying the unconscious female into his white 1997 Dodge Ram van.
Police reported that the girl had just lately still left a bar on Melrose Avenue around Robertson Boulevard.
Herrera told KNBC-Tv Channel 4 that he started tailing the offending van. When Diaz recognized him, he pulled in excess of and walked away from the car.
The officer opened the van and located the woman within who ‘appeared perplexed, did not know in which she was, did not know whose van she was in,’ but was if not unharmed.
‘Had the deputy not intervened, he would have left with her,’ Lt. Jose Aguirre of the Sheriff’s Department’s West Hollywood substation explained to the LA Situations.
Diaz was arrested but two persons, boasting to be family users, insist it is a misunderstanding.
They informed KNBC that Diaz was employed by a professional medical transportation company for disabled individuals, and was only making an attempt to enable the woman who was intensely intoxicated.
A witnessed notified police when he noticed Diaz spot an unconscious lady in his 1997 Dodge Ram van and travel away
Deputies are nevertheless investigating the incident two alleged kin of Diaz reported that he is used with a healthcare transportation organization and may well have been making an attempt to enable the sufferer
The would-be kidnapping took place after the lady still left a bar on Melrose Avenue close to Robertson Boulevard (intersection pictured)