Houston duo caught in Birmingham, charged with robbery and kidnapping

Aroldo Regalado

Two men from Houston,TX have been arrested and charged with two counts of Robbery 1stDegree and one count of Kidnapping, each, according to the Birmingham PoliceDepartment.{} Aroldo Regalado and AmilcarCedilla, both from Houston, TX reportedly, under condition of payment, agreedto transport the victim from Houston to Birmingham.{}

After meetingwith family members of the victim in the 9200 block of Parkway East on June 19,2012 the suspects robbed all the subjects at gunpoint and stated they weretaking the victim back to Texas.

The suspectswere followed on the interstate and eventually pulled over and arrested by theBessemer Police Department on I-59 southbound near Academy Drive.{} The suspects were then handed over to theBirmingham Police.

Regalado andCedilla are being held without bond at the Jefferson County Jail.