Witness helped a lot in this case.
A witness outside an Alabama convenience store said he saw the man arrested in the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard force the 19-year-old stepdaughter of UFC fighter Walt Harris into her car and kidnap her, according to an arrest affidavit. Ibraheem Yazeed, 29, was arrested late Thursday in Escambia County, Florida, and made an initial court appearance on Friday evening. He waived extradition and is expected to be brought back to Auburn, Alabama, immediately.
Video evidence shows her and Yazeed simultaneously. In the shop from the convenience store of the gas station where Blanchard was last seen. During the hearing, a witness interviewed said he saw Yazeed move Blanchard in a car against her will.
Did the police catch the victim?
On Thursday afternoon, Yazeed was identified by the police Auburn, collection a little before midnight, and then arrested at 2:32 p.m. in Florida’s Escambia County Jail?
The arrest was carried out by the United States Marshals with the help of county officers from Escambia. Authorities found Blanchard’s black 2017 Honda CRV abandoned near an apartment complex in Montgomery on Oct. 25. Investigators had previously found signs inside the car, suggesting “foul play.”
According to the investigator’s affidavit published Friday by agencies, “Blood evidence was discovered in the passenger compartment of the vehicle showing someone suffering a life-threatening injury. The blood proof was claimed to have been sent forensic tests that proved it was the blood of Blanchard. Nineteen years old girl hasn’t been found yet.
Yazeed was out of jail at the time of his arrest on charges of murder, kidnapping, and first-degree robbery earlier this year. These charges are the product of a 77-year-old man beaten and other perpetrators involved. On Thursday, a judge denied the bail. Yazeed was also arrested in 2017 on behalf of an enforcement official for a worsened battery, reports indicate. In 2015, he was convicted of assassination and two robbery charges in 2011. He satisfied that he was guilty of illegal drug possession.