Smyrna Man Found Guilty Of Kidnapping Two, Multiple Other Charges


A Superior Court jury found a Smyrna man guilty of several charges including the kidnapping of two people.

Anthony Jones, 44, of Smyrna, was found guilty of 6 counts of Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, 2 counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, Reckless Endangering First Degree, 2 counts of Aggravated Menacing, Conspiracy Second Degree, 2 counts of Criminal Mischief, 2 counts of Kidnapping Second Degree, Burglary Second Degree, and Coercion.

On Saturday, September 15, 2018, at approximately 1:17 p.m., Troopers were dispatched to the 300 block of Grygo Road in Marydel for a shots fired complaint.

During their investigation,

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