UPDATE: 1 of 3 wanted in Buncombe County assault-kidnapping, in custody
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Left to right: Zackary Ryan Emery, 19; Nicholas DJ Ivers, 29; Jordan Cameron Scott, 19

By Jennifer Saylor, WLOS

BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.S. -- (WLOS) -- The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office confirms Jordan Cameron Scott, 19, has been taken into custody.

Scott has been charged with second-degree kidnapping and a felony parole violation.

Authorities put out a call for help in finding Scott, Nicholas DJ Ivers, 19, and Zackary Ryan Emery, 19, on Monday after the three were allegedly involved in a kidnapping on March 18, 2017, in the Fairview community.

The sheriff's office said the adult male victim was able to escape and report the incident. Authorities said the victim and the suspects know each other, and that the victim is now safe and recovering.

The investigation is ongoing and the sheriff's office is not releasing any other details at this time.

Zackary Emery and Nicholas Ivers have not been located. Scott is currently being held at the Buncombe County Detention Facility under a $50,000 bond.

Authorities say the suspects should be considered armed and dangerous and advise the public not to approach them. If you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Ivers or Emery, contact the Buncombe Co. Sheriff’s Office at (828) 250-6670 or Buncombe Co. Crimestoppers at (828) 255-5050.


From March 20, 2017:

BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. -- (WLOS) -- The Buncombe Co. Sheriff’s Office asks for the public’s assistance in locating three suspects allegedly involved in a kidnapping on March 18, 2017 in the Fairview community.

The following people have been charged with second-degree kidnapping:

  • Nicholas DJ Ivers, 29

  • Zackary Ryan Emery, 19

  • Jordan Cameron Scott, 19

All three suspects should be considered armed and dangerous. Deputies advise the public not to approach them. If you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Ivers, Emery or Scott, contact the Buncombe Co. Sheriff’s Office at (828) 250-6670 or Buncombe Co. Crimestoppers at (828) 255-5050.

FULL STORY: Buncombe deputies ask for help finding 3 kidnapping suspects considered armed, dangerous - WLOS

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