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Stephen Merle Houk, who reportedly threatened his wife and kidnapped their children on May 1 while in Malibu, was arrested May 3 in Barstow. Poster Courtesy of the LA County Sheriff's Department
Lauren Coughlin, Editor
12:00 pm PDT May 8, 2018
Stephen Merle Houk, 46, a sex offender on parole who reportedly fled from police in his motorhome after threatening his wife with a .357 Magnum revolver and kidnapping his two young children, is expected to be arraigned on May 30. The latest charges against Houk followed a May 1 incident in the family’s RV, which was then parked in Malibu, according to a May 7 press release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.