Arrest Made in Attempted Kidnapping
During the course of the investigation into the attempted kidnapping of a 13 year old male reported on 05/11/22 which occurred near the intersection of 12th and Elm Streets, in Grand Island Nebraska; Grand Island Police Officer were able to identify a possible suspect.
At about 2100 hours last night, on 5/12/22, the suspect was arrested on unrelated misdemeanor warrants. During that arrest and the following investigation, probable cause was gained to arrest 22 year old Luis Carillo Argueta, of Grand Island, for the attempted kidnapping. Carillo Argueta is housed in the Hall County Department of Corrections at the time of this release.
We are thankful that the victim in this case had the bravery to step forward, and used his head and employed safety measures on his way home and throughout this incident, to possibly prevent a more tragic outcome.
Portions of this investigation are still ongoing, and there is the potential for additional charges, however that investigation can now happen with an increase measure of community safety given the concerning nature of these events.