Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Update to Attempted Armed Robbery Investigation in Allen County
Date of News Release: 08/10/2006
Update to the news release below:
Two subjects were arrested in connection with the reported attempted home invasion that occurred on August 8, 2006. Mr. Wesley Perkins was arrested in Bowling Green and lodged at the Warren Co Regional Jail. Mr. Benjamin Yoder was arrested in Franklin and was lodged at the Allen Co Jail.
(BOWLING GREEN, KY) - Two unknown suspects approached the victim's door carrying shotguns & wearing masks at approximately 03:15 hrs. The victim, who was also armed, opened the door & confronted the suspects. The victim was able to take the shotgun from one of the suspects. He then pointed his gun at the suspects who ran, got into their vehicle, & left the area. Subjects, who are described as two white males in their early twenties, were last seen traveling northbound on Old Bowling Green Road. The suspects were occupying a dark, possibly blue or black, small pick up truck, similar to an S-10. Any one with any information concerning this incident is asked to contact The Kentucky State Police. Investigation is ongoing.