- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 8, 2016

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) - A Lyons, Oregon man is facing several charges after an alleged assault on his ex-wife’s new boyfriend.

The Albany Democrat-Herald reports (https://bit.ly/2eHMakE ) that Craig Patrick Waits appeared in court Monday, where he was charged with kidnapping, unlawful use of a weapon and other crimes. He was ordered held on $200,000 bail.

Court documents say Waits confronted the victim with a rifle after he arrived at the home they shared with Waits‘ wife on Nov. 1.

Waits is accused of tying up the boyfriend, striking him with the butt of the rifle and placing a plastic bag over his head.

The man was eventually released and hospitalized for unknown injuries.

Waits was arrested the following day after authorities received a report about the incident.

He has no previous criminal history.

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Information from: Albany Democrat-Herald, https://www.dhonline.com


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