Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Criminal Investigation of a Kidnapping and Robbery
Date of News Release: 05/19/2009
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) -- In the morning hours of May 18th 2009, 87 year old Otis Moon of Leitchfield, Ky. was kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint by an unknown male and female suspects. The suspects are described as a white male late 30's to mid 40's approximately 5'9 and approximately 180-200 lbs with short gray hair. Female is described as white female mid 30's approximately 150-180 lbs with blonde hair. The suspects threatened the victim with a handgun and forced him to drive to his residence. The suspects then burglarized the victim's home while holding him at gunpoint. The suspects then released the victim and fled the residence in a dark colored Dodge van traveling towards Brownsville.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Det. Jason Propes with the Kentucky State Police at 800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or (270) 766-5078.