Local Man Held On Million Dollar Bond For Robbery, Kidnapping

By: Paul J. Gately Email
By: Paul J. Gately Email
A local man was jailed Monday in the McLennan County Jail in lieu of $1 million bond, charged with kidnapping and robbery.

Milton Forcey (Jail photo)

WACO (December 31, 2012)-A Waco man was being held Monday in the McLennan County Jail charged with robbery and kidnapping.

Milton Donovan Forcey, 19, was ordered held on bonds totaling $1 million, charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated kidnapping.

Forcey was arrested after Waco police identified him as a suspect in an early Sunday morning series of events during which a victim reported he was held at gunpoint, robbed and forced to drive from one location to another in an attempt to get more money for a gunman.

Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said officers were sent just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday to an area near 18th Street and Bosque Boulevard where a victim reported he had been robbed and forced to drive his assailant to several areas of town in an attempt to get more money for the robber.

The victim said he was at a traffic light at 18th and Bosque when a man pulled up in another car and asked for help.

The victim offered to help but at one point the assailant got into the victim’s car, pulled a handgun and demanded money.

The victim said he was then forced to drive to several other location where he tried to get money from ATM’s but was unsuccessful.

The victim told officers at one point the gunman told him to ask other people for money.

Swanton said the victim made no effort to escape his attacker.

After the gunman released the victim, the man notified police.

Officers were able to identify a suspect using information they gathered from the second car.

Forcey was arrested about an hour later at a residence on Cole Avenue.

The victim was injured slightly but did not require medical attention, Swanton said.

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