Man is charged in kidnapping of Gardena toddler

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre Plascencia allegedly took the child and began walking south on Wall Street. A passer-by allegedly noticed Plascencia – who appeared to be drunk – carrying the child under one arm, and later noticed the empty stroller in front of the store, police said. The witness went inside and talked to the mother. The 33-year-old woman ran in the direction the witness saw the man and struggled with him after he refused to give the toddler back to her, authorities said. A person identified as a “38-year-old good Samaritan” grabbed Salcedo as he reached the Union Rescue Mission and held him until police arrived, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The child was not injured. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! A 47-year-old apparent transient was charged Tuesday with kidnapping a 22-month-old boy while the toddler’s mother, a Gardena resident, shopped in the Toy Town district in the heart of Skid Row last week. Mario Salcedo Plascencia pleaded not guilty to one felony count of kidnapping, with the allegation that the boy was under 14. Plascencia was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail. He is due back at the downtown L.A. courthouse Dec. 4 for a hearing to determine if he must stand trial. Plascencia is accused of grabbing the toddler, who had been left last Friday in his stroller at the door of a store that did not allow strollers inside. last_img read more


first_imgLiam Blaney has topped the tally in the Letterkenny/Milford area.The Rosnakill man has tallied a total of 1,727 votes and looks set to lead three Fianna Fail seats in the area.Both Ciaran Brogan and James Pat McDaid look safe also. But it has been a huge first outing for Independent candidate John O’Donnell who has tallied in second place behind Blaney and ahead of Brogan with 1,695 votes.The Mayor of Donegal Ian McGarvey is also likely to regain his seat with a tally of 1,411 votes.But Fianna Fail’s plans to have a clean sweep has disappeared with John Watson out of the race with a tally of just 505 votes.Sinn Fein’s Gerry McMonagle polled well with 1,160 while his running partner Mick Quinn on 1,048 should also be home and dry. The big battle will be for the last remaining seats between Dessie Shiels, Noel McBride, Jimmy Kavanagh and Donal Cullen.Letterkenny/Milford tallyLiam Blaney FF 1,727John O’Donnell IND 1,695Ciaran Brogan FF 1,676 Ian McGarvey IND – 1,411James Pat McDaid FF – 1,268Gerry McMonagle SF – 1,160Michael McBride IND – 1,111 Mick Quinn SF – 1,048Dessie Shiels – IND 949Noel McBride – FF 906Jimmy Kavanagh FG – 900Donal Cullen IND – 851Pascal Blake IND – 655Charlie McClafferty IND – 605John Watson FF – 505Tom Crossan IND – 431Grace Boyle FG – 426David Fisher IND – 407Christy Galligan LAB – 376Siobhan McLaughlin LAB – 343Peter Cutliffe IND – 217Billy Banda PBP – 196DDTV ELECTION 2014: BLANEY TOPS THE TALLY POLL IN LETTERKENNY/MILFORD was last modified: May 24th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalElectionsLetterkenny/Milfordlast_img read more