GILBERT, Ariz. - A man accused of kidnapping and assaulting a rideshare driver in Gilbert is now behind bars.
According to court documents, a female Lyft driver picked up 18-year-old Derrick Caver back in January. Police say Caver told her to pull over, then tried to strangle the driver from the back seat and pointed a gun at her stomach.
The driver fought back and was able to run away.
Police were able to track Caver down from a receipt he left in the car and from nearby surveillance footage.
The 18-year-old faces armed robbery and kidnapping charges.
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