Trial underway in drug-related kidnapping of Briar Cliff Univers - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports

Trial underway in drug-related kidnapping of Briar Cliff University student

Posted:
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) - SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV)- A federal jury trial is underway for a man authorities say forced a Briar Cliff University student into a car at gunpoint.

Back in February, court documents say the student was trying to buy marijuana when he was robbed. Documents say 18-year-old Trey Boykin was driving the car, while 23 year-old passenger Gerry Patterson was holding a gun. The student was later let out, unharmed.

Boykin's federal jury trial began Tuesday morning, in Sioux City. He faces multiple charges, including kidnapping and possession of a firearm.

Testifying against Boykin today, was Patterson. In October, Patterson pleaded guilty to several charges, that also include kidnapping and possession of a firearm. A sentencing date has not been set.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KTIV Television Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Kathy Clayton at (712) 239-4100 x209. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.