Boise Man Kidnaps, Leaves Man Naked & Bleeding
I mean,...................really!?! 46-year-old Clifford Melvin Cole of Boise is now in the slammer after deputies say that he kidnapped a man who owed him money, and then left him naked and bleeding from a head injury outside of town in the desert.
The story is that the victim was discovered by an Idaho Department of Corrections employee who was driving by and saw the man standing on the side of Pleasant Valley Road wearing nothing but socks. According to the Ada County Sheriff's Office, he was spotted at about 3:30 AM and that it was 31 degrees and snowing. The IDOC employee drove him to a nearby facility to get him out of the cold.
The victim told authorities that Cole forced him to remove his clothes, hit him on the head with the butt of a handgun, and took his backpack which contained his laptop and cellphone. Cole was arrested outside his home and now faces felony charges of kidnapping, aggravated battery and robbery.