Alpine man gets up to life in prison for kidnapping couple

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Alpine man gets up to life in prison for kidnapping couple

By Sheena McFarland
The Salt Lake Tribune

Updated Jul 28, 2010 10:09PM MDT
A man who held an Alpine couple hostage in September has been sentenced to seven years to life in prison.
Tyler Archuleta, 37, entered the couple‚Äôs home and demanded money at gunpoint. Someone called 911 and left the line open, allowing police to hear the situation developing. Archuleta was convicted of aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony that carries a sentence of five years to life in prison, and three second-degree felonies for kidnapping and making terroristic threats. Fourth Distri…
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