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Ex-wife of Garth Brooks kidnapped then released

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 – Sandy Brooks, the ex-wife of Garth Brooks, was kidnapped at gunpoint and later released following an alleged incident with a worker on her farm in Oklahoma, according to press reports. A bail bondsman came onto her property Monday to arrest Quintine Cornelius Harper, who was wanted on an unspecified outstanding warrant. Harper allegedly drew a weapon and forced Brooks into a car, ordering her to drive. Several miles later, Brooks apparently stopped the car and ran into a convenience store, according to reports. Harper was arrested and charged Tuesday with kidnapping and weapons charges. Brooks was married to the singer for 15 years.

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