When the two arrived at Mr. Barker's house, he restrained Ms. Block with zip ties, and for the next 29 days, Mr. Barker and two other men, Joshua Holby, 31, and Steven Powers, 20, sexually and physically assaulted her and threatened her with weapons, the police said.
The teen swam across part of a lake near Melchert's house after she was unable to find someone to help her in neighboring homes.
Police said in a previous statement that, according to a preliminary investigation, the teen was approached by Barker, whom she knew, outside her home around 11 p.m. on August 8 "on the pretense that he needed help with a situation". "Right away I recognised her".
The police department explained Melchert's reasoning for not accepting the money: "He believes that young lady that came running towards him that September day is the real hero and without hesitation, Earl handed the reward over to her, followed by a big hug".
US3.5B Arms Deal on Saudi King Salman's Moscow Agenda
Putin said on Wednesday it was possible to extend an OPEC deal to cap oil output "at least until the end of 2018". Putin described his talk with the Saudi king as very productive, according to comments carried by state media.
Nadal sweeps into China Open last four
The world No.1 beat the big-serving American 6-4 7-6 (7-0) to reach the last four where he will face third seed Grigor Dimitrov . He'll face Dimitrov in the semi-final after the Bulgarian battled to a three-set win over Bautista Agut.
GST Council to continue rationalising rates, says Shukla
The E-way bill, which allows for the seamless movement of goods worth over Rs. 50,000, is likely to be implemented April 1, 2018. Service-providers then may deposit GST only on services where GST might not have been deposited by those availing service.
Forecast: More rain is likely through Saturday around noon
Tuesday will be a carbon copy of Monday , according to the National Weather Service (NWS), with another handsome day on tap. Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8 p.m.
Prediction: Republic of Ireland vs Moldova
Shane Long's struggles are a particular concern but I can see a few different players chipping in and helping them out on Friday. Thomas Muller and Germany could qualify for Russian Federation as long as they do not lose at Northern Ireland .
Santa Claus Discovered in Ancient Tomb in Turkey?
Definitely not at the North Pole-but archaeologists still remain divided about the final resting place of St. It is believed that St Nicholas merged with the English character Father Christmas to create " Santa Claus".
Ivanka Trump And Trump Jr. Dodged Fraud Charge
Then, three months after meeting with Kasowitz, Vance overruled his prosecutors and told his office to drop the investigation. Vance was investigating whether Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr . were inflating sales figures for the condo-hotel units.