Kidnappng case bound over to grand jury

March 18, 2019

The cases against three Vanceburg residents charged with kidnapping for allegedly taking two children and traveling to Mexico have been bound over to the Lewis County Grand Jury.

Victor Carrington

Victor Carrington

Kristy Carrington

Kristy Carrington

Jay Thompson

Jay Thompson

Victor Carrington, 39, Kristy Carrington, 30, and Jay Thompson, 28, have each been charged with two counts of kidnapping a minor (class B felony).

The trio has been lodged in the Lewis County Detention Center without bond since they were returned on March 4.

Described as husband, wife and boyfriend by Vanceburg Police Lt. Joe Paul Gilbert, they allegedly left Vanceburg on Sunday, February 3, and traveled to Mexico in a rented vehicle with two children who are related to the Carringtons.

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