Former Mineral County Sheriff Believed to be Involved in Kidnapping Case

Stewart Handte a former Mineral County Sheriff has been arrested in the kidnapping of 80-year-old Susan Hillygus. She was taken from her care facility August 8th. Investigators say Handte walked in with Roger Hillygus, her son, mislead the staff, and helped take her from the home. Handte previously worked for several Nevada law enforcement agencies. Hillygus was arrested last night near Long Beach California after a standoff with police.