A desperate cry for help and an alert Sacramento Police Department officer led to the March 21th, morning arrest of a man suspected of stabbing a woman and kidnapping her and her 6-year-old son, Sacramento Police Department spokesman Matthew McPhail said.
The man was identified as 36-year-old Leon McGowan from Pollock Pines and was said to be in a relationship with the woman. The child was the couple’s son, McPhail said...
Officers deployed a Taser, bean bag rounds and a K9 at McGowan. McPhail said police were able to detain him after a scuffle with officers.
The woman was sent to the hospital to be treated for her stab wound and was released later Tuesday morning. The 6-year-old boy was not harmed.
McPhail said the three had been driving for several hours from Pollock Pines before reaching downtown Sacramento and that at one point, the woman had attempted to call 911. He said the woman was stabbed sometime during the trip...