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Iowa Man Arrested in Nodaway County on Assault and Kidnapping Charges

MARYVILLE, MO – A Lenox man is in custody on charges of assault and kidnapping.

According to the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, they were notified of a possible assault and kidnapping on Wednesday. Witnesses reported John Fraley of Lenox had assaulted his father and was holding him against his will.

Law enforcement began a search for Fraley’s vehicle, which was eventually located at a hotel in Maryville where he was apprehended. He is now charged in Nodaway County with kidnapping and domestic assault. He is being held in the Nodaway County Jail without bond.

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