Wade Essman, 56, of Delta claims he was kidnapped at knifepoint from his house south of Delta the evening of June 27. Essman told Delta County Sheriff's deputies he was taken on a 12-hour drive around the Delta-Montrose area, then released unharmed around 6 a.m. the morning of June 28.
Essman said his life was threatened numerous times.
As a result of the ensuing investigation, a warrant was issued for Michael Kranenburg, 36. His last known address is Montrose. Anyone with information on Kranenburg's whereabouts is asked to call the Delta County Sheriff's Office at 874-2000 or Crimestoppers at 874-8810. The investigation continues into the possibility of a drug connection.blog comments powered by Disqus