Man arrested in November kidnapping, robbery case, deputies say

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — One person was arrested Tuesday evening in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping last month in the Constillian Apartments, deputies said.

Berthin Rousseau, 39, was arrested in connection with the Nov. 3 crimes after police responded to South Orange Blossom Trail between Jackson and Church streets, less than a mile from Camping World Stadium, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.

A heavy police presence was reported in the area just before 8 p.m., around the time of the arrest.


On Nov. 3, just after 10 p.m., one person was kidnapped outside Castillian Apartments and robbed, deputies said. The victim was taken to a storage unit and was left there, deputies said.

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The suspects went back to the victim's apartment and robbed the victim's wife at gunpoint, according to deputies. Nobody was injured.

The man who was kidnapped was able to free himself and called for help from a nearby business.

It was not immediately clear how many suspects were involved.