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Connecticut Man Charged With One Kidnapping Might Have Information On Missing DoorDash Driver

A Connecticut man charged with thievery, armed kidnapping and fleeing police a week ago might also have information associated with a guy who had been being employed as a DoorDash driver as he mysteriously disappeared last month, police stated.

Christopher Lemke, 33, was taken into police child custody on Thursday after he allegedly required an individual hostage at gunpoint in Danbury, Connecticut and ran from government bodies.

However, investigators now suspect he might have valuable details about the separate disappearance of food delivery driver Carlos Reyes, who disappeared at the end of March. 

Reyes, 20, was last seen by his family around the evening of March 28. His 2008 grey Infiniti vehicle was later found burning along the side of a road in Old Milltown Road near Brewster, New You are able to — that is just 10 miles west of Danbury. No indications of Reyes put together near the automobile fire, which required several firefighters to extinguish.

On April 14, Town of Danbury police officials performed searching and seizure warrant associated with the thievery of the hand gun Lemke was suspected of stealing. Upon arrival in the property, Lemke allegedly ran from officials, who gave chase.

They lost Lemke after he sprinted to some wooded area but, as he emerged in the forest, he allegedly unlawfully joined an unlocked home, required a person hostage after which fled inside a stolen vehicle, Danbury daily newspaper This News-Occasions reported.

The 33-year-old was taken by condition police force about 18 miles away in Southbury, Connecticut. He was allegedly in possession each of the stolen gun that police have been searching and of “other contraband,” Detective Lt. Mark Johnson from the Town of Danbury Police Department stated inside a prepared statement. 

Town of Danbury Police now say Lemke might also have some understanding about Reyes’ disappearance.

“During their analysis, the Danbury Police Department investigators found that Lemke may have information associated with Carlos Reyes, a nearby man reported missing in the finish of March 2022,” Danbury Police Department put in an announcement. “As Lemke seemed to be proportional towards the April 7 search warrant execution in a Ball Pond Road residence, investigators are hopeful he is able to give them information to assist locate Reyes or his location.”

Government bodies didn’t specify regarding the nature from the information which brought these to suspect Lemke has details about Reyes’ disappearance, nor the things they were seeking in the Ball Pond Road property — that is around the very north finish of Danbury.

Lemke is presently billed with reckless endangerment, criminal having a pistol, illegal having ammunition in an automobile, having a stolen gun, evading police and reckless driving, court public records acquired by Archiweekend.com show. He faces additional drug possession and drug paraphernalia charges. The Danbury man has been held on the $1,000,000 bond. It’s unclear if he’s retained an attorney.

A spokesperson for the Connecticut Condition Police and something for Danbury Police Department weren’t immediately ready to answer questions regarding what possible information Lemke might have about Reyes’ disappearance.

Reyes is described to be five-ft and 10 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. He’s brown eyes and black hair.

Anybody with information associated with outdoors situation could make an anonymous tip to Danbury Police Department by calling 203-790-TIPS.

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Written by Stephanie Green

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