A Globe man has been formally charged in connection with a hostage situation on January 7.
50 year old Charles Fee was arrested yesterday (Tuesday) after the Gila County Attorney’s Office received a no bond warrant from the Globe Regional Justice Court. Fee was charged with kidnapping, a dangerous crime against children, misconduct involving weapons, domestic violence aggravated assault, and threats and intimidation.
On January 7, Fee allegedly held a man and several women and children hostage because he thought the man had stolen a gun from him. He wouldn’t allow anyone to leave until the gun was returned to him.
Gila County Sheriff’s deputies responded after a 911 call and Fee was taken into custody without incident.
The case has been forwarded to the Gila County Attorney’s Office’s Office for prosecution.