Master Trooper Norman Chaffins
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Trooper's Arrest Vine Grove Man After Firing Shots At Neighbor's House
Date of News Release: 10/17/2012
(ELIZABETHTOWN, KY) – On Tuesday, October 17, 2012 at approximately 2:53 p.m. ET KSP Post 4 Troopers responded to 450 Ditto Lane in Vine Grove in Meade County to investigate a complaint that a neighbor was firing a shotgun at their house. Upon arrival, Troopers learned that 75-year-old Robert A. Voight of Vine Grove, fired several shotgun rounds at his neighbor's house across the street. Several shotgun pellets were discovered in the neighbor's home which had penetrated the siding. According to Voight, he had a dispute with his neighbor two to three years ago. Voight stated that he had drank some beers and decided to retaliate by shooting his house. There was a 22-year-old male and a 17-year-old male outside of the residence when the shots rang out. Voight was arrested and charged with two counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree and lodged in the Meade County Detention Center. Tpr. Brian Mouser is conducting the ongoing investigation.