Sheriff: Census Worker Held Against Her Will At Gunpoint

10:40 PM, May 21, 2010   |    comments
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Pittsylvania County, VA-- The 911 Communications Center in Chatham, VA got a call around 4:17pm Friday about someone held a gunpont. The caller reported that a United States Census Taker had been held at gunpoint against her will at a residence located in the Keeling community. Shaken and upset the victim stated she had been released unharmed after a period of about thirty minutes.

The call led investigators to the home on Casey Circle. Officers identified the suspect as Carl William Weaver, who was not there when they arrived. Weaver was located and arrested near his residence without incident.

During the arrest, deputies found a concealed handgun on Weaver. He was transported to the Pittsylvania County jail and charged with Abduction and Kidnapping, carrying a concealed weapon, brandishing a firearm and public intoxication. Weaver is being held without bond.

The investigation is ongoing. 

Pittsylvania Co Sheriff's Ofc/WFMY News 2

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