Homeless Man Arrested For Kidnapping

A Jacksonville man is arrested on two charges, including kidnapping and assault.

Saturday morning at about 2:15, the Onslow County Sheriff's Office received a call about a kidnapping. Deputies were able to locate the suspect.

Garrick Freitas, 29, was arrested and charged with 2nd degree kidnapping and assault by pointing a gun. Authorities say Freitas is homeless.

He is being held on a $40,000 secured bond.

We're told the victim was not hurt during the incident, which appears to deputies to be an isolated case.

The investigation is ongoing.


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