A Tower Hill man charged with Aggravated Kidnapping made his first appearance with Counsel in Shelby County Court on Monday.
According to a press release from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, 30 year old, Allen G Matlock was taken into custody on a Shelby County warrant on February 28th. The release stated that Shelby County deputies were called to a reported domestic fight on the 27th and found that Matlock had left the residence with a female infant. The report then stated that the mother had signed a complaint for aggravated kidnapping and that Matlock was arrested the next day in a motel in Sullivan. The infant was returned to her family unharmed.
During Matlock’s appearance, a preliminary hearing was set for March 12th at 10:30am. He was appointed Public Defender Rau on Friday during a court hearing in which Matlock was present via Skype.