EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) -- A man suspected in a multistate string of crimes faces federal charges that accuse him of kidnapping two women from a southwestern Illinois loan store.
A federal grand jury in East St. Louis has indicted 51-year-old Carey Breshers on charges of kidnapping, use and carrying of a firearm during a crime of violence and interference with commerce by robbery.
Authorities accuse Breshers of abducting the women last month from an O'Fallon loan store during a failed check-cashing scheme, then releasing the women unharmed later that day in St. Louis.
Police later caught Breshers after a gas station was robbed in Topeka, Kan. And he's charged in Oklahoma with assault and robbery.
Online court records don't show whether he has an attorney.
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