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Fourth kidnapping suspect arrested
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The fourth suspect in a kidnapping investigation was arrested Monday in Ellinwood, authorities confirmed.

Jerrod Espinosa, Great Bend, was booked into the Barton County Jail on a charge of kidnapping, with bond set at $100,000.
Three other suspects were arrested Saturday evening, after Robin Pierce was allegedly taken against her will by four suspects in the 5900 block of Eisenhower Ave. Police were talking to witnesses when they were contacted by Pierce, who was at Great Bend Regional Hospital.
Pierce, 29, was one of five people arrested on May 19 when area law enforcement agencies obtained warrants to search for methamphetamine and other illegal drugs at three Barton County locations. She was booked on a charge of possession of marijuana, and released that day after posting a $2,500 surety bond.
No formal charges have been filed.

The investigation is continuing, and anyone with information is asked to contact the Great Bend Police Department Detective Division, 793-4120, or call Crime Stoppers, 792-1300.