Man who allegedly used machete to kidnap father transferred to mental health facility

A 19-year-old Fairhope man who, armed with a machete, allegedly forced his father to drive him to a Daphne bank to withdraw money last week has been transferred to a mental health facility, deputies said.

Authorities said Zachary Lamar Barber was transferred Friday to the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation at Searcy Hospital in Mount Vernon.

Man who allegedly used machete to kidnap father transferred to mental health facility