by Maggie O'Neill and F.T. Norton

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September 30, 2004
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Teen accuses man in kidnapping

A Gardnerville Ranchos man arrested Wednesday and charged with five felony counts for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 19-year-old girl over a five-day period is scheduled to appear in East Fork Justice Court 8:30 a.m. today.

Kenneth Pestana, remained in Douglas County jail on $500,000 bail Thursday morning. The Douglas County Sheriff's Special Weapons and Tactics team arrested him 5 a.m. Wednesday at his Centerville Lane home.

The warrant was served and Pestana was taken into custody without incident. The warrant has been sealed by East Fork Justice Court.

Pestana is charged with felony kidnapping with the use of a …

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