Public's Assistance Requested in Kidnapping Investigation

6/9/2021

Charlotte, N.C. – (Thursday, June 10, 2021) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team (VCAT) have located and arrested Christopher Bailey, who has since been served his outstanding warrants for first degree kidnapping and assault on a female.  The victim, Jada Latimer, has also been located and is safe.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD's Public Affairs Office. Anyone with information about this case can leave it anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20210609-1119-00.

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Charlotte, N.C. – (Wednesday, June 9, 2021) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg's Homicide Unit and Missing Persons Unit are requesting the public's assistance locating 18-year-old Jada Lanise Latimer.

On June 9, 2021, at approximately 11:19 a.m., officers responded to the 6300 block of Albemarle Road in reference to a reported domestic disturbance call for service.  Upon arrival, officers learned that Latimer had been involved in an altercation with a male that was known to her.  Following this incident, officers have been unable to locate Latimer and believe she may be in immediate danger.

As a part of the continued investigation, detectives have identified the suspect as Christopher Bailey, DOB: 05/14/1999, and warrants for 1st Degree Kidnapping and Assault on a Female have been issued for his arrest.

Latimer was last seen wearing dark-colored pants and a t-shirt.  Bailey was last seen wearing blue jeans and a white shirt on his head. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately. 

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. As additional information develops, it will be released by the CMPD's Public Affairs Office. The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/. For additional information about this case, please refer to the report: 20210609-1119-00.

Picture of Jada LatimerPicture of Christopher Bailey


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