Marshall County Man is accused of Kidnapping Child and Stealing Vehicle

Police in Marshall County Kentucky are searching for a man wanted on several charges.. He is identified as 29 year-old Ryan K. Schoppe. He is wanted on an outstanding warrant for burglary 1st degree, assault 4th degree, kidnapping, and theft by unlawful taking. Law enforcement officials are asking the public for help in finding him. Officials consider him to be armed and dangerous. Deputies said on Jan. 9, they responded to a call about Schoppe. The caller said he forced his way into the home of a woman. When he got inside, deputies said Schoppe assaulted the woman and stole her 5-month-old baby, her cell phone and her 2008 Buick Enclave. Police believe that he is the father of the child. Schoppe later left the infant at a home in Calloway County. The child was found by Marshall County, Calloway County and Kentucky State Police officials. Schoppe is still at large and in possession of the victim’s vehicle. Anyone who knows where he is is asked to contact Marshall County Central Dispatch or their area law enforcement agency.

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