UPDATE: Kidnapped woman, ex-boyfriend found in Gulfport, MS

UPDATE: Kidnapped woman, ex-boyfriend found in Gulfport, MS

POSTED: Monday, June 23, 2014 - 3:13pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 8:47am

UPDATE: Rodriguez and James were located in Gulfport, Mississippi by local authorities. Rodrigue is in custody for warrants through EBRSO for aggravated burglary, false imprisonment and kidnapping. James is in good health.

More information will be released as it becomes available.  


ORIGINAL:  East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies are looking for 33-year-old Viscaacuba James, who was reportedly taken by her ex-boyfriend the morning of Monday, June 23.

According to police, James’s ex-boyfriend, 34-year-old Jeremiah Rodriquez, broke into James’s home early Monday morning.

Rodriquez allegedly held James, her three children and two cousins at gunpoint before taking James from the home.

Officers say Rodriguez is reportedly driving a silver 2001 Chrysler Concord and may be headed to the New Orleans area.

Rodriguez is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about the location of the victim and the suspect is asked to contact law enforcement immediately. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office can be contacted at (225) 389-5073 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP. 

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