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Lockport man arrested for kidnapping & abuse


On July 9, 2023, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) out of SP Lockport arrested James P. Wilson, 71 of Lockport, NY for Burglary 1st degree (B Felony), Kidnapping 2nd degree (B Felony) Sexual Abuse 1st degree (D Felony), Reckless Endangerment 1st degree (D Felony), Menacing 1st degree (E Felony) and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree (C Felony).

On July 9, 2023, at 2:21 P.M., Troopers out of SP Lockport responded to Robinson Road appartements for a possible gunshot call. The investigation determined that the complainant heard a noise believed to be a gunshot which created a hole in the ceiling. Troopers with the assistance of the BCI and Niagara County Sheriff’s Office located Wilson who had kidnapped a female victim and sexually abused her while holding her at gunpoint.

Wilson was arrested and transported to SP Lockport for processing. Wilson was transported to Niagara County Jail for CAP arraignment.

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