MOUNT VERNON — On a large video screen in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court, alleged kidnapper Matthew J. Hoffman could be seen on live video feed participating in the proceedings from the Knox County Jail this afternoon as his bond was set at $1 million by Judge Paul Spurgeon.



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One Response to “Hoffman bond set at $1 million on kidnapping charge”

  1. Sam

    Hoffman’s neighbors say he worked out – did he happen to be a member of the gym in the Kresge building? Convicted arsonist.