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Darren Harris

DONALDSONVILLE — A Baton Rouge man was arrested on a count of second-degree kidnapping late Saturday, accused of giving a woman a ride to Donaldsonville and then not letting her out of his vehicle, Ascension Parish sheriff's Chief Deputy Bobby Webre said.

Webre said Darren Harris, 35, drove the woman to Donaldsonville and showed her his gun, Webre said. Harris, however, let the woman go into a Walgreen's in Donaldsonville for a quick errand — and the woman was able to get help from a sheriff's deputy on patrol duty who had just stopped in at the drugstore, Webre said. 

Harris was booked on second-degree kidnapping, possession of a firearm by a person convicted of certain felonies, illegal carrying of weapons, distribution/possession with intent to distribute marijuana or synthetic marijuana, and fugitive from another jurisdiction, according to the Sheriff's Office jail book.  

Bail was set at $185,000, according to the jail book. 

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