A man who told investigators that his girlfriend's four-year-old daughter was abducted by three men in a pickup truck was arrested on Saturday near Houston in connection with her disappearance when officials disclosed that in his Apartment blood was found.  The Houston Police Department issued a statement announcing that 26-year-old Derion Vence, who had lived with Maleah Davis and her mother, was arrested at his brother's home in Sugar Land, southwest of Houston.
Vance has been charged "At this point in time, these are the charges we filed and I can not say anything more," Houston police spokesman Kese Smith told Associated Press.
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Bloodstains in Vence's apartment have been linked to Maleah Ng a full laundry basket from the apartment, filled with a full garbage bag and several bottles of bleach, according to police.
Vence had told police last Saturday that three men in a pickup truck had kidnapped him, Maleah, and his 2-year-old son before he released him and the boy. The police from Sugar Land, who interviewed him for the first time, said his story is constantly changing and contradictory.
The 26-year-old had reported that his silver Nissan Altima had been taken along during the kidnapping Later in a hospital, where he had reported the kidnapping for the first time, the police said in a press release.
On Thursday, the 2011 silver Nissan Altima from Vence was located in Missouri City, Texas. The police in Houston reported that the laundry basket that Vence had found with his flat in front of the camera had been found in the trunk of the Nissan along with a jerry can.
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A Houston police spokesman said the authorities still had not found the girl and the investigation continues. After his arrest, the bail was set at $ 999,999, with a trial date for Monday, FOX26 reported.
Maleah's mother Brittany Bowens told a speaker that Vence was her ex-fiancé. Bowens appeared in front of her apartment on Friday when Quanell X, a local civil rights activist, spoke to reporters.
Quanell X told FOX26 after Vence's arrest that the mother felt she had abandoned her daughter.
She could have done much more to better protect Maleah on different fronts, "Quanell X told FOX26," but in retrospect, of course, it's 20/20. But the tell-tale signs were there and the mother knocks together. "
The spokesman added that Vence had abused Maleah and that Bowens believes Vence harmed the girl]
The police have Vence as Maleah's stepfather described. But Quanell X said that Vence and Bowens were recently in a fight and they broke off their engagement.
Child Protective Services removed Maleah and her brothers from the house Vence and Bowens shared in August after the girl had suffered a head injury, but the agency spokeswoman said children were returned in February.
Bowens had told KTRTK-TV that the injury was due to a fall.
Nicole Darrah of Fox News and The Associated Press contributed to this report.