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DPS troopers arrest aggravated kidnapping suspect on I-10


Texas DPS identified the man arrested along I-10 Monday afternoon after being suspected of kidnapping as Mark Morris Weiss, 50, of El Paso. He is being held at the El Paso County Detention Center on one count of Aggravated Kidnapping.

His bond was set at $500,000. 

No other information was immediately available. 


Texas DPS troopers arrested an aggravated kidnapping suspect after spotting him on I-10 Monday afternoon.

According to a spokesperson, a DPS airplane found the vehicle traveling on I-10 West at about 12:30 p.m.

Troopers then conducted a traffic stop near the Cotton exit and found the man and a female passenger.

The driver was taken into custody and charged with aggravated kidnapping.

Texas Rangers are continuing to investigate. No further information was made available.

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