Dash Cam Video Shows Kidnapped Mom in Car Trunk

Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The SC Department of Public Safety released dash cam video Wednesday that shows state troopers as they found a woman in the trunk of a car.

The woman was found February 25 in the trunk of a car at a rest area near Santee on Interstate 95. Her son, Regelio Lopez, 20, is accused of kidnapping her.

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Officers had been looking for the car after reports of it being involved in a kidnapping in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Dash cam video shows State Troopers approaching the car with their guns drawn, telling the man behind the wheel to get out of the vehicle. Seconds letter they open they trunk to find the woman inside.

The trooper involved in the arrest ask the woman if she was being held against her will, and tell her that they are calling an ambulance to the scene.

She has since returned back to Virginia. Her son, remains in the Orangeburg-Calhoun Regional Detention Center.


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