A Georgia Democrat who unsuccessfully ran for the state’s Home of Representatives has been arrested for kidnapping, cruelty to kids, and aggravated assault.
The Muscogee County Sheriff’s Workplace arrested Zephaniah Dwayne Baker on Saturday at roughly 12:45 a.m.
In line with a report from Fox Information, Baker had warrants out for felony fees of kidnapping, aggravated assault (disfigure), possession of a firearm throughout the fee of against the law, and misdemeanor fees of battery (Household Violence Act) and third-degree cruelty to kids.
Particulars about his alleged crimes haven’t but been publicly launched.
The Muscogee County Sheriff’s Workplace was assisted throughout the arrest by the Drug, Gang, and Fugitive Unit and U.S. Marshals.
Fox studies that “the investigation was performed along side the FBI, Cobb County Sheriff’s Workplace, Cobb County Police Division, Russell County Sheriff’s Workplace and Phenix Metropolis Police Division.”
Baker has run for a number of workplaces through the years, most not too long ago shedding a main election for the Georgia Home of Representatives on Might 24, 2022.
The Atlanta Journal-Structure studies, “Baker ran for mayor of Columbus thrice, shedding to Teresa Tomlinson in 2010, and dropping out of the race she later received in 2014. He completed in second place in 2018 coming about 6,000 votes quick of the present mayor, Skip Henderson.”
“The Columbus native additionally tried a number of bids for the Georgia Home of Representatives. In 2008, he was defeated by state Rep. Calvin Smyre within the race for Georgia Home District 132. Final 12 months, he ran for Georgia Home District 140 however misplaced to Rep. Teddy Reese within the Democratic main election.”
Baker can also be an activist whose web site says that he has “produced and sponsored a whole month of Commercials selling Black Historical past” and based “Purchase-Again the Block Neighborhood Program; a program made up of younger Black professionals investing in native tasks and properties in South and East Columbus.”
The Gateway Pundit has contacted the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Workplace for extra data and can replace this story if any is offered.