Three suspects charged in 2017 Los Angeles kidnapping of actors

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Daisy McCrackin, seen at left in the 2002 film Halloween: Resurrection, and actor Joey Capone, who played Jimmy in the 2014 film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, were at her Los Angeles home when two assailants grabbed them, pistol-whipped Capone with a semi-automatic firearm, put black hoods over their heads and dragged them to a waiting vehicle, leaving a trail of blood behind.

Andre Stewart, per the indictment, "did unlawfully and maliciously deprive Joseph Capone of a member of the body and did disable, disfigure and render it useless", during the kidnapping. An email to the district attorney's office seeking clarification was not returned. Investigators found a trail of Capone's blood at the residence, the indictment states. They allegedly stripped Capone and kept him in a bathtub for 30 hours without food.

Variety reports the indictment also mentions the actor tried to protect McCrackin but was beaten, punched and kicked. The actor was pistolwhipped at some point, according to the indictment.

McCrackin was allegedly taken to two Bank of America branches by Jones and Amber Neal and forced to withdrawal $100 and write a cheque for $10,000.

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Jones and Neal are then accused of taking McCrackin's 2011 red Lexus, driving her to several banks and demanding she provide $10,000 for Capone's release. McCrackin eventually escaped and alerted the L.A. Police Department, which was able to make the arrests. She promptly notified police, who tracked down and arrested the three defendants, according to the D.A. The other two suspects were the ones arrested in the video that has gone viral on social medial. Sheriff's inmate records also list Monday as the date of her arrest in this case.

The three were also charged collectively on 16 felony counts including grand theft, assault with a firearm, conspiracy and possession for sale of a controlled substance and mayhem.

Bail for Jones and Neal was set at $1 million, while Stewart's bail was $2.08 million. They are due in court for a pretrial hearing on July 23 at the Foltz Criminal Justice Center county courthouse.

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