Man charged after breaking into Leander home and kidnapping woman

Jaimes Garcia

LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) — Police arrested a man early Wednesday after he kidnapped his ex-girlfriend from her Leander home.

The woman’s son called 911 about 3:30 a.m. saying Taide Jaimes-Garcia, 35, had broken into their home in the 100 block of Presidio Drive and taken his mother. Police arriving on scene learned Jaimes-Garcia was headed towards Austin and that another of the victim’s sons had followed them.

The woman was later able to escape the vehicle and reunite with her son.

Jaimes-Garcia was tracked down to a home in Austin and taken into custody. He was booked into the Williamson County Jail and will be charged with burglary with the intent to commit a felony, a higher charge than kidnapping. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s