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Man Arrested for Kidnapping and Robbery

WAYNE COUNTY, Miss.- A Waynesboro man wanted for kidnapping and robbery has been caught and arrested.

Waynesboro Police Department told WDAM they arrested 26-year-old Renard Oneal Russell Tuesday.

Russell apparently shot into a home and kidnapped a person at gunpoint before taking that person to another county.

Police said during a traffic stop, Russell jumped out of the vehicle and took off on foot. He was caught later hiding behind a nearby church.

Russell has been charged with three counts of felony kidnapping, burglary, and possession of a weapon. An additional charge of shooting into an occupied dwelling is currently pending.

Russell is currently being held at the Wayne County Detention Center.

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