According to a media release from the Riverton Police Department, six people were arrested in connection with a kidnapping and assault incident Saturday, April 20th.

At 11:34 p.m. RPD were dispatched to a residence in the 700 block of Eagle Drive, part of the College Hill Apartments.

An RPD release states,

2 females were held against their will for approximately 9 hours inside an apartment. They were kicked, punched, had taser burn marks on their arms, necks, and faces. Both female victims were transported to the hospital for treatment.”

Arrests made at the residence included:

Geraldine Blackburn, 56, Riverton for Aggravated Assault and Battery

Basil Blackburn, 32, Riverton – Aggravated Assault and Batter (X2) and Kidnapping (X2)

Kelly Martinez, 22, Colorado, Aggravated Assault and Battery, Colorado Warrant

Darilyne Dodge, 34, Arapahoe, Aggravated Assault and Battery

Janelle Warren, 23, Arapahoe, Aggravated Assault and Battery

Jakota Wolfname, 28, Riverton, Possession of a Controlled Substance, 3 Fremont County Warrants, Probation Revocation


No further information was provided on this incident Monday morning as the investigation is ongoing. When more is released, we’ll update with a new post.