Mebane man arrested by Chatham County deputies on kidnapping charges and assault with a deadly weapon

Pittsboro, NC – On June 4, 2020, Mr. Cordell Baldwin, 30, of 317 Boundbrook Dr, Mebane, NC 27302 was arrested for Second Degree Kidnapping (1 count), Assault by Pointing Gun (1 count), Possession of Firearm by Felon (1 count), Possess Stolen Firearm (1 count), Possess Marijuana Up to ½ Oz (1 count), Assault with Deadly Weapon (3 count). 

Cordell Baldwin

Baldwin is alleged to have forced his victim to give him a ride in the victim’s vehicle after Baldwin had engaged in an argument with several other persons. Several concerned citizens followed the vehicle, giving Chatham County 9-1-1 updates on the vehicle’s position. The vehicle was stopped by Chatham County deputies and Baldwin was taken into custody and charged with the above charges. 

Baldwin is being held on a $40,000 secure bond and has a court date of June 22, 2020 in Pittsboro.