Arrest In Highway Kidnapping, Rape Case

A female driver thought a man was coming to her aid on a Kentucky road, but she says she was horribly fooled.

Late Monday night, Kentucky State Police announced an arrest in the case.

The alleged attack happened late Sunday night on U.S. 27 in Pendleton County.

A woman says she was driving when a car following her flashed its lights and signaled her to pull over.

Police say the man tricked the woman into thinking her license plate was defective then grabbed the woman and forced her into his car.

Police arrested Adam Yazell, 28, of Carlisle.

Yazell is charged with rape, sodomy and kidnapping.

Police say the victim gave a detailed description of her attacker, including details about his truck, which allowed them to make an arrest.

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  • by Anonymous Location: cynthiana on Aug 20, 2007 at 03:06 PM
    Sorry to tell you bill but adam never said he did it and i know that for a fact because i heared it straight from his mouth... so you need to back off and worry about what your family and friends are doing... another thing bingo has a point just because your parents or family done it dont mean you are.... and for the victim if it really happen to her I am sorry but she needs to make sure she got the right person because i believe she dont know what the hell went on... or who the hell done it....
  • by Gladys Location: Lexington on Aug 17, 2007 at 11:07 AM
    Let us not forget here that there is a victim who is no doubt in a great deal of pain right now on account of the actions of this man. Does anyone honestly think, that with how fast this man was arrested that he was railroaded? As far as support, I think that the one who needs to be supported is the victim, not the perpetrator. I can only imagine what the victim, as well as her family, are going through right now. I would like to think that those who are family of the accused would stop for a minute and think about that. By reading the accounts of this, which is all over the internet, as well as the news, it seems that the victim is lucky to be alive.
  • by bingo Location: cynthiana on Aug 17, 2007 at 10:08 AM
    Bill let me ask you what the heck differnce does it make what his dad did? my parents smoke but i dont, they drink, again i dont just b/c his dad did it doesn't make him guilty. about the police report i will have to call to see if i can see it i didn't realize they show it to anyone unless you work within the department then i think your overstepping your duties. have you ever heard of being railroaded i dont know if he did it or not. I hope not but your comments are out of line either way. also FYI his dad was never apart of his life b/c he was a deadbeat dad i do know that for a fact b/c I am family. I hope noone in your family ever breaks the law you seen to be a real supportive guy one who stands behind friends and family. But unlike you i do not have the "confession" or police report at my disposal until then innocent until proven guilty. and dont say none of your friends would never do something wrong b/c you never know i guess in this day and age everyone is capible of anything
  • by mw Location: cynthiana on Aug 17, 2007 at 09:59 AM
    I was informed by the investigator in the case that both vehicles were sealed and that the testing was not back yet so I guess you are making it public knowledge as a professional in this matter that it is back and it belongs to Adam Yazell? So you are saying his father paid his time, and was punished for his crime? What his father, mother, sister, or wife may or may not have done has nothing to do with Adam. He is an adult, his childhood should not be an excuse for this kind of behavior. He's been accused, not convicted yet. Ease up. He might be toast but lucky for you, you must get your bread buttered on both sides to be so high and mighty. Officer Bill, I hope you are not the police officer that pulls me over, I don't like your way of thinking or opinions. I was raised that if you don't have anything nice to say then shut up. You sir are breaking the law in so blantanly destroying his fathers character without evidence of documented convictions.
  • by Bill on Aug 17, 2007 at 07:03 AM
    The police have the DNA, as well as his confession, which is (edited) near identical to the victims statement. His Dad did his business, as it were, long before the Sex Offender Registry, so, naturally, you won't find it. Ask around where his father lives, and lived, its a not very well kept secret. But, that is neither here nor there. Adam is toast, as well he should be. He'll get his "justice" in prison, and when his time on earth is done.
  • by ns Location: cynthiana on Aug 17, 2007 at 05:35 AM
    Bill, We've all heard the news. Fine don't back off, just get your facts straight. Where is it documented his father is a rapist? And I will apologize to you for the confession information, I however do not have hands on accessability to the police report as you obviously do. I am sure, friend or not if Adam is truely guilty none of us will defend his actions, but what kind of friends would we be if we didn't stand behind him without talking to him first and going on allegations and circumstantial evidence. Give me some DNA or his confession to my face and I will be the first to hope he suffers to the maximum. I am the mother of a daughter and cannot understand this at all from anyone, let alone a friend. Please be sensitive to the friends and family of Adam, we did nothing wrong. Your name is Bill not God leave the judging to whom it belongs.
  • by Disabled Location: Formerly of KY on Aug 16, 2007 at 02:28 PM
    Why is it always the victim's fault? Everyone is judging this lady because she pulled over, not all people read about the awful people out to get you. There are a few trusting souls left. Ladies use this as a warning, don't pull over for absolutely anyone. If they are flashing their lights at you keep driving until you reach a service station or somewhere other people are then stop to check out the problem. Never open your car door or get out of your car. If there is no where to stop, pull into a private driveway in front of someone's house and see if the car behind you goes on. Keep your car doors locked, be safe first, second and third. I have no idea who this man is, but how well do we really know anyone?
  • by Bill on Aug 16, 2007 at 01:27 PM
    The victim's statements led state police to Adam Yazell. He was arrested yesterday afternoon and, according to the police report, confessed. Police say Yazell first saw the victim at a business in Cynthiana and followed her up U.S. 27. They say she took note of some unusual things in his Dodge Ram truck and that led them to Yazell. Straight from the cops, just for all of the apologists....
  • by Bill on Aug 16, 2007 at 01:26 PM
    This dude must have all of his friends blindly sticking up for him... The victim's statements led state police to Adam Yazell. He was arrested yesterday afternoon and, according to the police report, confessed. Police say Yazell first saw the victim at a business in Cynthiana and followed her up U.S. 27. They say she took note of some unusual things in his Dodge Ram truck and that led them to Yazell. "It's's really scary." Straight from the horses mouth, folks.....and, no, I won't back off. Why? Dude is a rapist.
  • by Anonymous Location: cynthiana on Aug 15, 2007 at 02:25 PM
    if u would listen to the news right it said he pleas not guilty... you all need to shut up... i hate people who runs their mouth about stuff they dont even know about.. whats the big deal about his my space page saying horny because mine does too... that dont mean you would do something like this... so back off of him and let the police do their job... if you wanna solve crimes go to school... until then leave adam along....
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