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Man faces new kidnapping charge in Linn County

Joshua Jarrett is accused of kidnapping and strangulation.

Posted: Feb. 9, 2018 7:31 PM
Updated: Feb. 9, 2018 7:34 PM

LINN COUNTY, Ore. – A man accused of trying to kidnap a woman in Linn County is now facing a separate kidnapping charge.

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Prosecutors said Joshua Jarrett kidnapped and strangled a woman in January, also in Linn County. He was arraigned on those charges Thursday.

On Tuesday, deputies said Jarrett waited inside the trailer of a woman who had a restraining order against him and pointed a pellet gun at her and her brother.

RELATED: Deputies: Man holds ex-girlfriend and her brother at gunpoint

Deputies said they found makeshift restraints in the trailer that Jarett was going to use to restrain the woman.

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