Attempted Kidnapping Suspect Arrested in New York

A man wanted for attempted child kidnapping in Lakeport has arrested in the state of New York. In October of 2015, Koyi Daron Gillis was named as the man who on two separate occasions (October 16 and 20) and at different locations, attempted to lure female juveniles (11 and 8 years old) into his vehicle. During a search of Gillis’s Lower Lake residence that month, police received information that he left California for New York. On Aug. 3, federal marshals arrested Gillis, without incident, in White Plains, New York and he was booked into the Westchester County Correctional Facility where awaits the extradition process.