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Suspect in Monroe County attempted kidnapping in custody

Daniel Pickett faces several charges from Sept. 9 incident

MONROE COUNTY, Wis. (WKBT) - A suspect in an attempted kidnapping on September 9, 2013, in Monroe County is now in custody, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Daniel P. Pickett, 20, of Arkdale, is accused of attempting to abduct a woman after being involved in a vehicle crash on County Highway O just north of Destiny Ave. in the Township of Lincoln. The victim told law enforcement the man tried to force her into his car after the crash.

Pickett faces several charges, including attempted homicide, battery, hit and run, disorderly conduct, strangulation/suffocation, reckless endangering safety, false imprisonment and attempting kidnapping. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said Pickett was identified as a result of the investigation of the attempted kidnapping and some stolen vehicles.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said Picket is currently in another jail for a different incident.


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