Accused Kidnapper Bernardo Vaca-Soto Charged with First Degree Kidnapping - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Accused Kidnapper Bernardo Vaca-Soto Charged with First Degree Kidnapping

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.

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