Alleged kidnapper of Colorado toddler may be headed to Missouri

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by Caroline Hilton/KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on May 26, 2013 at 8:32 AM

Updated Sunday, May 26 at 10:36 AM

LONGMONT, Co. (KMOV) An amber alert has been issued statewide after Colorado authorities believe a missing toddler is traveling through Missouri with his father suspected of committing multiple crimes.

Monty Turner is wanted for kidnapping his son following a burglary and assault in Longmont, Colorado on Saturday night.

Authorities believe Turner broke into his estranged wife's home, tazed, and pepper sprayed her before kidnapping their 3-year-old son, Luke.

According to court documents, there is an active order of protection to keep Monty Turner away from his wife and son.

Longmont Police Department believe Monty, 38, is traveling with his 72-year-old father, Ronald Turner, who is now a person of interest in the case.

The three are believed to be traveling in a white 1999 Chrsyler 300, 4 door, bearing Colorado license 161- ZXZ.

Authorities believe they may be traveling to Missouri through Kansas along the I-70 corridor or to Wichita, Kansas via Dodge City on Highway 54.

Luke has blonde hair, blue eyes, and is 3 feet tall. The missing toddler was last seen around 10 p.m. Saturday wearing a royal blue "Lightning McQueen" shirt and light blue swim shorts.

Monty Turner's bond is set at $50,000.

If you have information on this abduction, call The Missouri Highway Patrol, (573) 751-3313.

Stay tuned to News 4 and KMOV.com for more information on this developing story.

 

 

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