CEDAR FALLS – A Cedar Falls couple was arrested for kidnapping and torturing man over the weekend.
Kidnapping – On November 21, 2021 at approximately 5:22 AM Cedar Falls officers were dispatched to the Days Inn after a victim walked into the business reporting that he had been assaulted. Upon further investigation, it was learned the victim had been at 310 Iowa Street in Cedar Falls and met with an acquaintance. While at the residence, the victim was held by force against his will and restrained to a chair. The victim reported being burned, struck with blunt objects and gagged while being restrained for a lengthy period of time by two subjects who were armed with a handgun. A search warrant was completed and evidence associated with the crime was discovered. The victim was treated for multiple injuries at an area hospital.
Arrested were 46-year-old Donovan James Danielson and 32-year-old Nicole Elise Sage, both of Cedar Falls. Both subjects were charged with 1st degree kidnapping which is a Class “A” felony. Class “A” felonies are the most serious offenses under Iowa law and are punishable only by a mandatory life sentence.