2 held, 1 wanted in Tillamook kidnapping

(AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

TILLAMOOK, Ore. (KOIN) — Two people are under arrest and one more is wanted for the alleged kidnapping and assault of a young woman on May 15.

Brickie LaBree (Courtesy: Tillamook Police Department, May 21, 2013)
Brickie LaBree (Courtesy: Tillamook Police Department, May 21, 2013)

Brickie LaBree and Eric James Arreola are in custody, while Patricia Marie Mendez is still at large.

Patricia Mendez (Courtesy: Tillamook Police Department, May 21, 2013)
Patricia Mendez (Courtesy: Tillamook Police Department, May 21, 2013)

Authorities said LaBree, 23, and Arreola, 25, lured the 20-year-old woman to a spot and then attacked and robbed her. She was able to escape and contacted police.

Both LaBree and Arreola are from Tillamook. LaBree was arrested by police in a car authorities believe was used during the crime. Arreola turned himself in.

Eric Arreola (Courtesy: Tillamook Police Department, May 21, 2013)
Eric Arreola (Courtesy: Tillamook Police Department, May 21, 2013)

They face charges of first-degree kidnapping, first-degree robbery, third-degree assault and conspiracy.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call the Tillamook Police Department at 503.815.1911.

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