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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Abduction Arrest

Brando Alexander Pastor Batz MugshotOn Dec. 14, 2021, members of the Williamsburg Police Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB) arrested Brando Alex Pastor Batz, 19, of Henrico, for abduction and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

The victim’s mother reported her 17-year-old daughter missing on Oct. 20, 2021. She had last seen her daughter on Sept. 30, 2021. After a thorough investigation, the missing teen was located in Henrico, Va., and warrants were obtained against Brando Pastor Batz. On Dec. 14, the victim was successfully recovered and Brando Pastor Batz was arrested without incident with the assistance of the Henrico Police Department, Henrico Gang Investigations Unit, Henrico Directed Action Response Team (DART), and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Brando Pastor Batz was booked into the Henrico Regional Jail West and charged with one felony count of abduction and kidnapping (18.2-47) and one misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor (18.2-371).  

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Williamsburg Police Department at 757-220-2331. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-888-Lock-U-Up or click HERE to submit a tip online. 

MEDIA CONTACT
Inv. John Heilman, PIO
(757) 220-6199
jheilman@williamsburgva.gov

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