Helena man charged with kidnapping, stalking, assault

A man remains behind bars in Helena on accusations he held his ex-girlfriend in his car and tried to force her car off the road.

A judge set Dean Crider’s bail at $40,000 yesterday after authorities say he tried to use his car to run his former partner’s off the road.  Prior to that, investigators say he held the woman in his car for about two hours.

He’s facing kidnapping, stalking, and partner family member assault charges.