A Montgomery County man will spend the next five years behind bars.
A circuit judge handed down the sentence Tuesday morning to Robert Bethel.
Bethel was was found guilty last month of kidnapping his former girlfriend, then-15-year-old Amy Jordan at gunpoint and forcing her into his truck in January 2013.
Jordan told police Bethel repeatedly threatened to kill her if she didn't do what he said.
She wasn't harmed during the abduction.
Bethel was convicted of kidnapping, armed criminal action and violating a protection order.