BR man holds ex-girlfriend hostage after carjacking her school bus
POSTED: Monday, April 14, 2014 - 11:12am
UPDATED: Monday, April 14, 2014 - 3:29pm
Baton ROuge — A Baton Rouge man is charged with kidnapping his ex-girlfriend in a school bus carjacking and briefly holding her hostage.
It happened around 6:30 a.m. Monday morning just as the victim was preparing to start her route.
The woman is a school bus driver for East Baton Rouge Parish.
The suspect Jock Jones took her at gunpoint and made her drive the bus to his home in the 4000 block of Billops Street.
No students were on the school bus at the time.
He briefly held her hostage, but she managed to escape unharmed once officers arrived on scene.
Jones then barricaded himself inside a house for a while until he surrendered to Baton Rouge Police.
Jones was booked on charges of aggravated kidnapping, car jacking, and illegal possession of a gun.