An Uber driver was arrested Monday evening in Jupiter after a female passenger was picked up at SunFest, kidnapped and then sexually battered early Sunday, according to local police.
Police said the Uber driver, Gary Kitchings, 57, a house parent at an all-girls home in suburban West Palm Beach, picked up the victim at SunFest around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
After dropping off two other women, the victim was alone and said Kitchings flirted with her and tried to run his hand up her shirt.
A police report said that after refusing to touch his groin, she tried to escape. Kitchings then kidnapped the woman and told her he would kill her if she did not do what he asked. Continue Reading.