It would depend upon the defendant's prior record. It is a class E felony, with punishments ranging from a minimum of 15 months up to 88 months. Intensive probation is possible for a person with little or no criminal history.
2nd Degree Kidnapping as a stand-alone charge is unusual. But looking at simply that charge the potential time looks like this: The offense is a Class E Felony. Felonies are sentenced according to a grid which sets out statutory minimum and maximum sentences based upon the offender's prior criminal record. A person who has no prior record level points would be subject to a minimum of 15 months in prison to a maximum 50 months in prison. This person would be eligible for supervised probation, but whether he would get it would depend upon the specific facts of his case. The highest sentencing block on the grid is for person who have 18 or more sentencing points. Probation is not an option. The minimum prison time for a person in this block is 30 months and the maximum time is 88 months.
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