LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Bail was set at $50,000 for 23-year-old Darnell Rodgers who gained national attention when a home surveillance video showed a woman screaming for help as she was beaten and dragged to a car.
Rodgers who is facing charges of kidnapping and domestic violence battery appeared in a Las Vegas courtroom Friday morning.
According to Metro police, Rodgers and the woman are in a relationship and they got into an argument in the car after leaving a party New Year’s Day. Also inside the car was their 1-month-old baby.
The video, which was released by police, shows the woman running toward a home screaming for help and then being attacked.
The judge ordered Rodgers to stay away from the victim.