Crime Watch

Jan 18, 2013 3:40 PM by Angela Douglas - Q2 News

BPD investigates kidnapping of man, suspects impersonated FBI agents

BILLINGS - Billings police are investigating the kidnapping of a 29-year-old man.

According to Lt. Kevin Iffland, officers responded to Extended Stay America at 4950 Southgate on a report of a kidnapping at 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

The police report states that two men contacted a female and Dejuan Laster, 29, at their hotel room.

The two male suspects told the couple from Illinois that they were FBI agents, although no identification was displayed. The suspects were armed with firearms. They zip tied the female and questioned her extensively about her boyfriend, Laster. They eventually released her.

Laster has not been seen since the incident and has been entered as a missing person nationwide. Laster is described as a black male, 6 feet tall, weighing 185 pounds.

The suspects are described as Hispanic males in their 30s. One is 6 feet 3 inches tall, while the other suspect is 5 feet 6 inches tall. Both men have black hair.

Vehicle descriptions of the suspects are a white suburban and a green car.

The Billings Police Detective Division is actively working the case. Anyone with any information should call Crimestoppers at 245-6660.


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