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Accused Kidnapper Hit with New Charges

Accused Kidnapper Hit with New Charges

Posted - Apr. 15, 2004 at 12:24 p.m.



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(KSL News) -- An accused kidnapper showed up in court yesterday and found out he's facing new charges.

Police say Robert Ersol Berchtold kidnapped a 41-year-old woman twice when she was a child.

Now, they believe, last month, Berchtold attacked a volunteer guard at a St. George conference the woman attended.

He was arrested under the new charges based on witness interviews.

Berchtold was out of jail on $970 bail, but now he's back behind bars.

This time it will take $19,250 to free him.

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