YAKIMA, Wash.- 19-year-old Bernardo Vaca-Soto is charged with 1st degree kidnapping in Yakima County Superior Court on Tuesday afternoon.
Police say Vaca-Soto kidnapped his 21-year-old ex-girlfriend, Aurora Almedo Tenorio from her home in Buena on June 21st.
Police say Vaca-Soto drove to a home in Southeast Washington and to another unknown place in Northern California.
Tenorio went missing for two weeks before she escaped from Vaca-Soto last Friday from a gas station in Biggs, Oregon.
Vaca-Soto was pulled over and arrested for not wearing a seatbelt Saturday afternoon in Wapato.
His next hearing is set for sometime this August.