OREGON CITY -- Two of three men being detained in the kidnap for ransom of Columbia Sportswear Chairwoman Gert Boyle have had immigration holds removed.
Nestor Gabriel Caballero Gutierrez, 39, of Aloha, and Ramon Alberto Midence, 41, of Beaverton, are in the country legally, Lorie Dankers of U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement told KGW.
Still being detained on an immigration hold was Jose Luis Arevalo, 47, of Beaverton.
The change in hold status means Caballero Gutierrez and Midence can post bail.
Both were still being held in the Clackamas County jail Thursday morning on $500,000 bail. Each needs to come up with $50,000 to walk out.
The three drove close to Boyle's house the night of Nov. 10 in a van, according to court documents.
Caballero Gutierrez then approached Boyle in her driveway and forced his way into her home while holding her at gun-point, according to West Linn police.
He then tied Boyle up before fleeing the scene. Boyle was able to set off an alarm that alerted police.
Several hours later, Caballero Gutierrez was arrested at a West Linn McDonald's after an officer saw a man who fit the robber's description.
An investigation led to Midence and Arevalo. Court documents said Cabellero Guitierrez and Midence had been plotting the kidnap since last January. Arevalo had agreed to provide a van and drive in return for a $20,000 share.