Three Indicted in Violent Kidnapping of ‘Halloween’ Actress, Actor

Rosalie Gross
July 5, 2018

The indictment also alleges that Neal forged documents that suggested McCrackin gifted her the Lexus, claiming she was the "new Registered Owner".

Neal's arrest by the LAPD on June 2, 2018, which took place on a busy street, was filmed by a passerby, who was outraged that police drew guns on an unarmed woman.

Three people have been charged with kidnapping a star of the Halloween film series, along with another actor - holding the latter for ransom.

Suspects placed black hoods over both the victims' heads and, on May 4, drove them to Jones' Compton home, where Capone was stripped of clothing and kept, without food, in a bathtub for 30 hours, the grand jury alleges.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.

The kidnappers then allegedly drove McCrackin to several banks and demanded $10,000 for Capone's release.

In the indictment obtained by NBC, it says at one point during the alleged kidnapping, Capone tried to help McCrackin, but was "beat, punched, and kicked" for doing so.

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But police are now saying that woman was involved in a brutal kidnapping plot and had a warrant out for her arrest, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Keith Andre Stewart, Johntae Jones and Amber Neal have all been charged with a string of felony offensives, including kidnapping, assault with a firearm, grand theft, and mayhem following an incident at the South Los Angeles home of McCrackin on May 3.

McCrackin's credits include Jane the Virgin, Halloween: Resurrection, and She Rises. Jones and Stewart have also been detained and are being held on $3 million and $2 million bail, respectively.

According to the official news release, McCrackin was able to escape and alert police after being driven back to her home. Eventually she was forced to write a $10,000 check to Neal, prosecutors said.

"It is sad that she had to go through that, and I feel bad for any of my neighbors if they go through something like that", said the woman.

On Monday, Neal was arrested and is being held on $1 million bail. Three suspects face multiple charges. All three were scheduled to be in court for a pretrial hearing July 23.

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