Fugitive Kelly Vern Mark Swoboda stalked and kidnapped a 23-year-old woman working at a tanning salon. He hit her over the head with a gun, dragged her into her van and duct tapped her wrists and ankles.
The victim was able to get free after jumping from the moving van. The kidnapping suspect is also the suspect in several area bank robberies.
Swoboda has a long criminal past including arrests for DUI and bank robbery. HIs Mother said he suffered from depression and had mental issues.
Portland Police tell Matt Johnson that more victims could be out there. Swoboda was shot and killed in a shootout with police in March of 2014. On his body, police found a note listing women he stalked, listing how beautiful they were, if they were alone, and where he first watched them.
Anyone with information please call 503-823-3333.
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