Bail set at $50K for man accused of beating, kidnapping woman

Local News

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.

Darnell Rodgers

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.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

Trending Stories