Hall County Man Arrested for Holding Woman Captive for Over a Week

Deputies say that a man in Hall County held a woman against her will at a home for nine days. The guy is now in jail.

Dustin Ray York, 31, of Gainesville, was charged of holding a 27-year-old against her will at a Hall County home from May 5 to May 13.

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On May 13, a family member asked for a safety check because they couldn’t get in touch with the woman.

When sheriff’s officers arrived at the Cross Street home, the woman came out and told them that she and York had met in April and that York had become violent soon after.

Police said that York never let the woman leave the house and that he threatened the woman and her family. Deputies say that he also hit her, choked her, and tried to kill her.

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On May 17, York was put in jail.

York has been charged with false arrest, aggravated assault/spouse/parents/stepparents/foster parents, battery under the family violence act, and criminal damage to property for breaking the victim’s cell phone.

He is being kept in jail without bail.

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