Kidnapping suspect’s brother arrested on suspicion of intimidating grand jury witness |

Kidnapping suspect’s brother arrested on suspicion of intimidating grand jury witness

The younger brother of kidnapping suspect Monty Dean Doolin has been arrested on suspicion of intimidating a grand jury witness in the kidnapping case.

Thomas Doolin, 49, allegedly called a witness who testified against his brother and told the witness he would “put a bullet in her head” if she contacted anyone in the Doolin family.

Thomas Doolin was arrested this week on suspicion of witness intimidation, witness retaliation, telephone harassment and felony menacing, according to records at the Montrose County Court.

He was scheduled to make his first court appearance in Montrose on Wednesday afternoon.

Monty Doolin was arrested late last month on suspicion of kidnapping a female teenager near Hayden in the summer of 1978 or 1979.

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He allegedly sexually assaulted the teenager somewhere between Elk Head Reservoir and Hayden.

The grand jury indicted him on a charge of 1st degree kidnapping.

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