A 43-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 8, after allegedly kidnapping his ex-girlfriend over a lottery ticket and money.

The man was identified as Dontrell Hanes who is now facing several charges that include aggravated burglary, aggravated kidnapping, domestic assault and assault against a first responder, NBC News reported.

According to the outlet, Hanes went to the house of his former girlfriend in Cordova, east of Memphis. He kicked down the door after the woman refused to let him in.

The female victim said that the 43-year-old was upset because he was not given his lottery ticket and the money he felt was due to him. It was unclear if the woman had the lottery ticket on his behalf.

It stems from the Powerball lottery jackpot that rose to a world record of $2.04 billion on Monday night. The numbers were only officially drawn on Tuesday due to a delay.

Once inside, Hanes allegedly ended up choking the woman, hitting her with a closed fist and then choking her in the bathroom. The woman added she was not able to breathe for about five seconds during the choking incident.

The victim added that Hanes was asking her for his money and even dumped the contents of her purse onto the kitchen floor.

After that, the 43-year-old ordered the woman to come with him so she could transfer money into his account. Hanes dragged the resisting woman onto his vehicle, a Ford Explorer.

Once inside the vehicle, Hanes allegedly told the woman that he was headed to the Orange Mound area to shoot someone else. She added seeing a handgun that was located in the driver’s seat per the affidavit.

Hanes continued to demand money from the woman, asking for $10,000 which the woman said she did not have.

The 43-year-old suspect allowed the woman to call her daughter but police were already tracking his phone at the time.

Hanes was eventually collared at an Exxon gas station at Mount Moriah road. When police arrived, Hanes resisted and even reportedly punched one of four deputies while also kicking another at the scene.

A handgun was recovered with a bullet in the chamber and seven bullets in the magazine. It was later discovered that the firearm was stolen out of Georgia in 2016.

Hanes is now being held at the Shelby County Jail and held on a $250,000 bond, Action 5 News reported.

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