A Bath man is the third man charged in an alleged kidnapping in Steuben County two months ago.
41-year-old Richard Vanorden was arrested Friday and charged with kidnapping, robbery, grand larceny, felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, and endangering the welfare of a child.
State Police say Vanorden, along with Deangelo Phillips of Rochester, tied up a 31-year-old man and threatened him with deadly physical force at the alleged victim’s Hornellsville apartment complex.
Vanorden is being held in Steuben County Jail on $50,000 bail.
On October 1, 2018, the New York State Police from the Wayland, N. Hornell, and Bath barracks responded to a report of a robbery at Seneca Manor Apartments in the town of Hornellsville. The 31-year-old victim reported that he was tied up with bed sheets and threatened with deadly physical force.
During the initial investigation Deangelo Phillips, 19, of Rochester, NY was arrested and charged. On November 30th, 2018, another arrest was made in this case. A Steuben County Superior Court Warrant of Arrest was executed on Richard A. Vanorden, 41, of Bath, NY. Vanorden was charged with Kidnapping in the 2nd degree (class B felony), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree (class B felony), two counts of Robbery 2nd (class C felonies), two counts of Grand Larceny 4th (E felonies), and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child ( A misdemeanors).
Vanorden was arraigned in Steuben County Court and remanded to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail and $100,000 bond.