Deputies say Anderson man planned kidnapping, assault - FOX Carolina 21

Deputies say Anderson man planned kidnapping, assault

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Edrick Perego (Anderson Co. Sheriff's Office) Edrick Perego (Anderson Co. Sheriff's Office)
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

An Anderson man tried to hire someone to kidnap and assault a former business associate, Anderson County deputies said Friday.

Deputies said they received a tip that 85-year-old Edrick Perego was trying to contract the crimes. They said an undercover investigation led to Perego's arrest.

Perego was charged with solicitation to commit kidnapping and solicitation to commit first-degree assault and battery. Both charges are felonies.

Perego was being held at the Anderson County Detention Center without bond.

Investigators did not say why the believe Perego wanted to harm the former business associate.

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