Two men accused of holding a man from Chelsea against his will had kidnapping charges against them dropped, after the victim couldn’t be found.
19-year-old Ricardo Perry of Pennsylvania and 20-year-old Eugene Charleston of New York pleaded guilty, instead, to criminal restraint.
Kennebec County District Attorney Maeghan Maloney prosecutors couldn’t track down the victim, again.
Police got a call from the man in July saying two people were holding him against his will and might have weapons.
Police say witnesses reported seeing Ricardo and Charleston leaving a home in Chelsea with chairs covered in duct tape and rope.
Photos: Ricardo Perry, Eugene Charleston