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Sweet Home man, former resident charged in kidnapping case

Two suspects, one from Sweet Home, have been arraigned for what authorities describe as a Lebanon-area kidnapping, reported in December 2018.

Jacob Reginald Bliss of Sweet Home was charged Dec. 17 and arraigned Dec. 19 for first-degree kidnapping, fourth-degree assault, menacing and coercion based on a secret indictment by a Linn County grand jury.

Theresa Christina Alberts of Philomath, formerly of Sweet Home, was charged on Dec. 17 and arraigned Dec. 26 for charges of first-degree kidnapping, fourth-degree assault and menacing based on a secret indictment by a Linn County grand jury.

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