Charleston Prentice Goodman. Courtesy of the Durham Police Department
Charleston Prentice Goodman. Courtesy of the Durham Police Department

Durham County

Kidnapped into strange van, Durham man is still missing

By Colin Warren-Hicks

cwarrenhicks@heraldsun.com

February 05, 2018 12:26 PM

DURHAM

A 26-year-old man who was forced into a van last week is still missing.

Police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said, via email, that he has been kidnapped.

The silver Honda Odyssey van, “possibly a 2005 to 2008 model,” that the Durham Police Department is searching for in relation to the kidnapping of 26-year-old Charleston Prentice Goodman.
Courtesy of the Durham Police Department

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The last known sighting of Charleston Prentice Goodman was at 6:20 p.m. Jan. 28. when his family members saw four men force him into a silver Honda Odyssey on East Woodcroft Parkway.

Michael wrote that the Honda was “possibly a 2005 to 2008 model.”

The silver Honda Odyssey van, “possibly a 2005 to 2008 model,” that the Durham Police Department is searching for in relation to the kidnapping of 26-year-old Charleston Prentice Goodman.
Courtesy of the Durham Police Department

Witnesses described a Honda Odyssey with a damaged passenger side sliding door.

“Which made it difficult to close the door,” Michael wrote.

The silver Honda Odyssey van, “possibly a 2005 to 2008 model,” that the Durham Police Department is searching for in relation to the kidnapping of 26-year-old Charleston Prentice Goodman.
Courtesy of the Durham Police Department

Goodman is a brown-haired, browned-eyed African-American man, who is 5 feet 11 inches tall and around 140 pounds.

One suspected kidnapper had dreadlocks, police said, and a second suspected kidnapper wore an Adidas striped track suit.

The Durham police have the public’s help. Anyone with information is asked to call Inv. E. Ortiz at 919-560-4440, extension 29337 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.

CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

Colin Warren-Hicks: 919-419-6636, @CWarrenHicks