Trooper John Holt is continuing the investigationBenton, KY. (January 13, 2020) – The Kentucky State Police is searching for a Marshall County inmate after he walked away from a work release program earlier this afternoon. At approximately 1240 hours, Robert W. Fritz, age 40, of Louisville, Kentucky, walked away from a work release program at the Marshall County Animal Shelter located at 839 Benton-Briensburg Road in Benton. It is unknown which direction Fritz headed after walking away. Fritz is a white male, approximately 6’2, weighing 215 lbs. with blue eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, red shoes, and a red shirt. Fritz could be traveling in a white Dodge pickup truck with a camper top.
Trooper John Holt is continuing the investigation and is requesting the public to be on the lookout for this subject and report any suspicious activity. Kentucky State Police also warns residents to lock their vehicles and homes. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.
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