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MONTROSE – A Randolph County man has been charged with kidnapping after allegedly holding a woman captive and threatening to kill her Tuesday.

Brian Douglas Broseker, 53, of Montrose, has been charged with kidnapping, conspiracy and intimidation and retaliation against public officials and employees, jurors and witnesses. He is being held without bond at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail. The condition was set by Randolph County Magistrate Ben Shepler.

According to the criminal complaint filed by Sgt. West Virginia State Police Joshua Tallman, Lt. Bryan Talkington, Tuesday morning “responded to a stalking call involving a former trusted confidential informant for the” Drug task force in the mountain area. She told the police ‘Some drug users were after her’ and they “was transported to Davis Medical Center for evaluation and overdose.”

The woman told officers she was staying at a Montrose residence with two women and two men, including Broseker, the complaint said. She said she heard raised voices around 4 a.m. Tuesday, and then Broseker came “asked her to do a line of methamphetamine.” She said they also woke up one of the other women and told her: “You do not want to miss this.”

The woman said “Everyone was nice to her and handed out cigarettes,” according to the complaint. She said the other man gave her the “Suspected methamphetamine and then snorted it.” She said the two men then told her “She was going to die within two hours because of the narcotics they just gave her.”

She said Broseker and the other man said “They knew she was a ‘rat’ and showed her Barbour County court documents with her name on it,” reads the complaint. She said the two men told her “If they didn’t give her enough to overdose, they would give her more.” 1 o’clock in the afternoon

The woman said Broseker and the other man ‘discussed what they were going to do with her body when she was dead’ and talked about “Put her body in a pond or take her to a hut and bury her.” according to the complaint.

She said Broseker and the other three people “Took turns holding her against her will in a chair” and that Broseker was the last to stop her, and he began to do so “nod out”, reads the complaint.

She told officers she pushed Broseker down “and ran out of the house to a neighbor’s house where she hid and called 911.”

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