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State Attorney Files Kidnapping-With-Intent-to-Terrorize Charges Against Cary Hudson

| March 20, 2012

Cary Hudson

The State Attorney’s office today (March 20) filed three charges against Cary Hudson, the 32-year-old Jacksonville man accused of kidnapping and beating an ex-girlfriend who’d moved to Palm Coast to get away from him. The incident took place on March 6 (see below).

Hudon faces one count of kidnapping with intent to terrorize and do bodily harm, a first-degree felony with a maximum penalty of life in prison. He faces a count of aggravated battery with a ddeadly weapon for using a boot or a shoe to knowingly harm and cause “permanent disability or permanent disfigurement,” a second-degree felony that carries a 15-year prison sentence. And he was driving on a revoked license, a habitual offense and a third-degree felony with a maximum penalty of five years in prison.

Josh Davis will be the assistant state attorney on the case.

The previous story is below.

She Moves to Palm Coast to Get Away From Him; He Beats and Kidnaps Her

March 7, 2012–She had moved to Palm Coast from Jackonsville to get away from Cary Hudson.

Hudson followed her.

Tuesday evening, 911 got a call about a man who’d gone into the house at 40 Regency Drive, dragged a woman out, punching her and beating her in the front yard, slamming her head on the metal of his vehicle, forcing her into the car, punching her repeatedly while she sat in the passenger seat, and driving away.

A short time later, Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies saw saw a Toyota matching the vehicle’s description make the turn from Royal Palms Parkway onto U.S. 1 North, and driving erratically. Cops pulled the car over. Hudson, 32, was at the wheel. The 51-year-old victim was in the passenger seat. Hudson’s arms were covered in blood, the police report states. The woman, the report states, “was bleeding profusely from the face, her shirt was torn, exposing her breasts, she was also incoherent, confused, and unable to answer simple questions.” She was taken to Florida Hospital Flagler.

There, she told deputies that she’d moved to Palm Coast to get away from Hudson, and when he’d followed her, her sister asked him to leave. He became enraged and abusive, going to the house on Regency Drive–a friend’s house–where the violence began.

The woman told deputies that she’d been forced to go with Hudson against her will. Because of the extent of her injuries, she was not able to provide a written statement.

Hudson, of 11071 Campus Heights Lane in Jacksonville, was placed under arrest and taken to the Flagler County jail. He was charged with aggravated battery-domestic violence, kidnapping, and driving with a suspended license. His bond was set ay $90,000. He remains in jail as of this writing.

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12 Responses for “State Attorney Files Kidnapping-With-Intent-to-Terrorize Charges Against Cary Hudson”

  1. HeyBooBoo says:

    Another model citizen. What’s up with the R and P sections, anyway? Not that there isn’t criminal activity elsewhere in Palm Coast and the rest of the County, but can anyone explain why these neighborhoods seem extra special?



    GREA T JOB FCSO !!!!!

  3. jrenee says:

    Curious…did u read the article boo boo person? He is from jax and ok she happened to move to r section to be with a family member….so if that person lived in the c or b section it would’ve happened there…stuff happens in all parts of flagler abc or d what this animal did is horrendous and doesn’t matter where! I guess the guy who fatally shot and killed his wife in the c section was ok or the lady who hit and killed a woman with her car in the f section doesn’t count?!?!

  4. flagler beach native says:


  5. The Geode says:

    @JRENEE – Thank you for pointing out the facts. Some people just skim over stories looking for “bullet points” to verify their fears concerning certain neighborhoods. People are people.

  6. elaygee says:

    NOTHING ever happens in the E section. Not even from nasty visitors from Jacksonville. Nice retired Italian and Jewish folk from up north don’t have nasty visitors.

  7. DC3 says:

    that’s what she gets for moving to palm coast!

  8. @flagler beach native….not all the “R’ section ghetto. My neighborhood is just drama free, in the “R” section.

  9. He should of been LOCKED up, if she moved from one county to another, she doesn’t want u to bother her and she doesn’t want you. People don’t seem to understand, you can’t make a person want u. If they leave you, its to move on to a better life. Just let it go people and see what the problem is within yourself before u move on to a new relationship. Seek the Lord.

  10. Anonymous says:

    As a first time homebuyer currently searching, I have shot down homes simply because they were in the R and P sections. It is unfortunate because it seems like all the beautiful homes are in those sections. However, I don’t want to raise my children around what those “neighborhoods” have to offer. Sure, there’s great people in every section of Palm Coast. But you can’t deny the increased criminal activity that occurs in those particular sections.

    • Anonymous says:

      Sadly, the persons that make these negative comments represent Florida. People live where they can afford to live, everyone living in an economically distressed area is not bad. This lady tried to get away to whom she trusted regardless of where they live. Remember, you see the same people on the way down as you saw rising to the top!!!

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