2 North Charleston men arrested on kidnap, gun charges after woman reports threats

Fuquan Kenneth Fryar, 20, of North Charleston was arrested on multiple charges after his fiancé said he held her hostage at gunpoint and threatened her.

A North Charleston woman called police to say her fiancé had put a gun to her head and threatened to kill her, and officers found a cache of illegal guns when they pulled him over, according to police.

Fuquan Kenneth Fryar, 20, of Iris Street, was charged with kidnapping, criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature and two felony counts of unlawful carrying of a firearm, according to jail records.

A passenger in the car with Fryar also was arrested. Antwan Lamont Haynes, 21, of Debbenshire Drive, was charged with unlawful carrying of a firearm, a felony.

Both were being held in the Charleston County jail Wednesday, Fryar on a total of $175,000 bail and Haynes on $25,000 bail.

Officers were called to an apartment on Iris Street shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to an incident report. A woman told police her fiancé accused her of cheating, put a gun to her head and threatened to kill her. He held her hostage until he finally drove off about noon, she said.

Officers pulled over the blue Saturn about 1:15 p.m. on Accabee Road, according to the report. The passenger, Haynes, took off running and was captured after a foot chase, police said.

Officers said they recovered a loaded silver H&R .22-caliber revolver on the ground near where they captured Haynes.

A search of the car turned up two loaded guns, a Highpoint 9 mm with an obliterated serial number under the driver’s seat and a .25-caliber Browning Baby between the passenger seat and center console, according to the report.

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