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Kidnapping Suspect Charged

(Portland, OR)  --  A 58-year-old man involved in an hours-long hostage situation in Southeast Portland on July 4th is now facing nearly a dozen charges in the case. Portland Police say early Monday afternoon, family members discovered that Bill Waits was holding his own mother hostage at their home near Southeast 105th and Bush Street. Police called in hostage negotiators, who got Waits to surrender four hours later. Waits is now facing ten charges, including kidnapping, coercion, assault, felon in possession of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon.

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