Zephyr Cove, NV…At 8:05 am this morning, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded a report of a kidnapping and robbery at the Zephyr Cove Lodge. An employee of Zephyr Cove noticed banging coming from the trunk of an older Silver Mercedes Benz. Locating the keys in the ignition, she opened the truck and found 42 year old Kim Vo of South Lake Tahoe.
Deputies arrived and met with the victim, Vo who told them she had been gambling at the Lakeside Inn last night and left the casino with approximately $1,500.00 in cash. As she was walking back to her vehicle, someone struck her over the head with an unknown object knocking her unconscious. She later woke up in the truck of vehicle and the money missing.
During the course of the investigation, Vo admitted to Investigators that she lied. Vo admitted she had gambled and lost all of her paycheck. She fabricated the story because she was afraid to tell her husband that she had gambled away her entire paycheck.
No charges have been filed at this time.