Private Investigator Tagged With Multiple Charges

<p>Stephanie Barnes</p>

Stephanie Barnes

A private investigator is charged with multiple felonies after police say she attempted to bribe and intimidate a witness.

According to court documents, Stephanie Barnes was hired by a suspect in a kidnapping case to bribe the victim into providing a false sworn statement in court.

In exchange, the victim would receive a sum amount of cash, and a car, however the victim contacted police, who subsequently arrested Barnes.

Barnes is charged with one count of intimidating, one count of bribing, and two counts of tampering with a witness -- she will be arraigned in two weeks.