Man in 2016 carjacking, kidnapping case sentenced to nine years in prison

Posted at 3:25 PM, Mar 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-07 18:25:34-05

A man arrested for carjacking and kidnapping was sentenced to nine years at a prison in Wasco Tuesday.

Jesus Vences, 37, was charged with carjacking, kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, willful cruelty, and resisting an officer.

Back in October 2016, he stole an unoccupied vehicle with children inside and then barricaded himself inside a trailer in the rear yard with the kids.

The kids were not harmed.

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