NYC man hit with 6 years in prison for boneheaded kidnap plot

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NYC man hit with 6 years in prison for boneheaded kidnap plot

A Brooklyn man who kidnapped and extorted a deliveryman at gunpoint — holding him captive for several hours for a measly $700 — was sentenced Monday to six a long time in jail.

Francisco Jimenez, 28, kidnapped the driver with his convicted co-defendant, Rondell Halley, in a dimwitted Oct 2018 abduction on Gates Ave. in Bushwick right after the deliveryman scarcely brushed a parked Honda CR-V with the bumper of his white van.

“Francisco Jimenez and Rondell Halley threatened a New Yorker at gunpoint, took him hostage, and demanded cash from his employer for his return,” stated Manhattan District Lawyer Alvin Bragg. “Now, the two have been held accountable.”

The unnamed victim earlier told the Every day Information Jimenez and Halley appeared out of nowhere demanding $40 for the scratch as the deliveryman geared up to fall off toddler meals and other goods for youngsters.

When the skeptical worker reported he experienced no income, Jimenez put a .25-caliber handgun to his head and threatened to stall the 32-yr-old’s risk-free launch until he arranged for his boss to cough up $700.

From there, the abductors and their target wound up in a Queens ton, wherever Jimenez and Halley dumped the deliveryman’s van and built him phone his boss to demand the ransom.

The afternoon of horror culminated in a cinematic police chase on the Higher West Aspect following the deliveryman’s boss known as 911 and law enforcement tagged along as he withdrew money from a Chase ATM.

When the cash changed palms at W. 73rd St. and Broadway and cops emerged, the kidnappers understood the jig was up and bolted in opposite instructions.

Relentless NYPD Officer Mark McCaffrey scaled a hearth escape’s 8 tales to chase down Jimenez.

Halley — who was sentenced in June to a single 12 months and nine months for his job in the boneheaded plot — jumped behind the wheel of a BMW, which the kidnappers had picked up at the Queens ton, set it in reverse, and gunned the engine, narrowly lacking pedestrians on a crowded crosswalk.

He was arrested in the middle of the road after the BMW mounted a curb on to the sidewalk just before coming to a quit.

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