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Investigators Charge Subject with Kidnapping, Assault


Christopher Lee Ward Mugshot
Earlier today, Investigators with the Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division(CID) and Patrol Deputies executed two arrest warrants at a residence in the 500 block of New Center Rd near Hartselle.
Investigators and Deputies located and arrested Christopher Lee Ward, 51 of Hartselle charged with:
▪️Kidnapping - 1st Degree
▪️Assault - 2nd Degree
No Bond.
The charges stem from events that took place in May 2023. Additional charges are possible.
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Bond, if applicable, is set by the courts using the bond schedule passed by the state legislature.
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