Loretto recognizes officers who ‘nabbed’ kidnappers
Multiple law enforcement agencies responded when two suspects kidnapped Loretto resident Javier Velasco from his driveway on Friday, Sept. 13. Within 30 minutes police rescued him, unharmed, from the trunk of the kidnappers’ car. Police pursued the suspects on the ground and via a State Patrol helicopter. Four to five hours later, the suspects were apprehended in Corcoran.
The city of Loretto decided to honor law enforcement officers who participated in the pursuit Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the City Council meeting.