Clinton kidnapping suspect returns to face local charge

Jason Patrick Fleming, 37, who was arrested July 24 on State Boulevard after Clinton police...
Jason Patrick Fleming, 37, who was arrested July 24 on State Boulevard after Clinton police said he took his 15-year-old daughter and came to Meridian, now faces a weapons charge in Lauderdale County.(Lauderdale County Sheriff's Dept.)
Published: Jul. 29, 2022 at 1:18 PM CDT
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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - A man who was arrested in Meridian after being wanted by Clinton police for kidnapping is now back in Lauderdale County.

Jason Patrick Fleming, 37, was arrested July 24 on State Boulevard after Clinton police said he took his 15-year-old daughter and came to Meridian. Officials said Fleming had a firearm with him when he was arrested. He is facing a local charge of felon in possession of a firearm. His bond was set at $50,000.

At the time of Fleming’s arrest, he was in the passenger seat of a car being driven by Frederick Vallar III, 50. Investigators said Vallar was in possession of several Ecstasy pills. He was charged with trafficking and given a $15,000 bond.

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