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The Hermon couple accused of kidnapping two Heuvelton girls last week handcuffed them to a bed and planned to make them slaves, according to a St. Lawrence County detective who testified Thursday afternoon at the preliminary hearing for one of the suspects.
An aggressive response by police agencies and the community may have saved the lives of two young kidnapping victims, according to Robert G. Lowery, vice president for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's missing children's department.
Instead of harming relations, the connection between the Amish and non-Amish in St. Lawrence County may have been strengthened as a result of last week's alleged abduction of two Heuvelton sisters.
A puppy was used to lure the two young Amish girls into the kidnapper's car, the girls' aunt tells the Watertown Daily Times .
A puppy was used to lure two Heuvelton sisters into a car driven by two kidnap suspects who allegedly held the girls captive for 24 hours are now behind bars facing charges, according to an aunt of the victims.
An Amish family rides along Route 812 in Heuvelton, N.Y., near the command center at the Heuvelton Volunteer Fire Department The investigation continues into the abduction and return of two young Amish sisters who were selling vegetables at their family's roadside stand in Oswegatchie, N.Y. Stephen Howells II, 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, both of ... (more)
By SUE MENDE HEUVELTON - The father of two Amish girls who allegedly were abducted last week said Sunday that he feels sorry for the two people charged and jailed in connection with the incident.
A couple was charged with kidnapping two Amish girls in New York, but not before police faced some unusual obstacles.
The next-door neighbor of a Hermon couple charged with kidnapping two Amish children said he had an “eerie feeling” about his neighbors but never dreamed they were capable of allegedly kidnapping and victimizing two young girls.
The couple charged with the kidnapping of two Amish sisters from their family's roadside stand in Heuvelton Wednesday have a history of working with children.
Residents of a peaceful rural community are reluctant to let their children play outdoors unattended and some took down their farm stands after two young Amish sisters were kidnapped from their family's roadside stand, officials said Friday.
Supporters gather on the porch of a house at the intersection of Route 812 and Mt.
Police have identified the 8-year-old boy who was critically injured at the Empire Farm Days on Aug. 7. Michael J. Pierce, 8, of 256 Irish Settlement Road, Heuvelton, is continuing to recover at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, the Seneca County Sheriff's Office said Friday.
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Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 06:28 pm
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