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.
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.
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.
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