Michael Mendez

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New Jersey Man Gets Five Years For Holding Girlfriend Captive

A New Jersey man who kept his girlfriend locked in their bedroom for extended periods over two years has been sentenced to 5 years in prison.


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‘Captive’ Woman Denies She Was Ever Held Against Her Will

Speaking to reporters before 42-year-old Michael Mendez appeared in court Tuesday, Nancy Rodriguez Duran said she asked him to padlock the bedroom door with her inside.


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N.J. State Troopers Find Shocking Discovery In Bedroom Of Alleged Latin Kings Drug Dealer

The location was the Riverside Houses in Paterson, where police recently executed a search warrant against an alleged Latin King drug dealer, 42-year-old Michael Mendez.