Feds Indict Man Named in Nevada Boy Abduction Case

By: Ken Ritter AP
By: Ken Ritter AP

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted a man named by authorities as a suspect in the drug ring kidnapping of a 6-year-old Nevada boy.

A spokeswoman for U.S. Attorney Gregory Brower said Wednesday
that no arraignment date was immediately set for Jose Luis Lopez-Buelna.

The 48-year-old Lopez-Buelna was indicted on a felony charge of being a deported alien found unlawfully in the United States.

He's being held in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody following his release from state custody last week.

Lopez-Buelna had been arrested Oct. 17 by police investigating the abduction of 6-year-old Cole Puffinburger by two men posing as police officers.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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