A Meridian man faces a felony charge after police say he kidnapped a woman he met through social media.

John Wesley Whitehead II, 31, was arrested on Friday after after he arranged a date with a woman online, then refused to let her leave when she came to his home, MPD Chief Benny Dubose said.

Whitehead was charged with kidnapping, felon in possession of a firearm and hold for outside agency. Bond was denied. 

React to this story:

0
10
19
25
10

Recommended for you