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Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
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Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Armed Robbery Investigation and Arrest

Date of News Release: 05/23/2005

(Elizabethtown, KY) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 was contacted on may 23, 2005 at 4:24 a.m. by Kenneth Hawk, who stated that he had just been robbed at gunpoint in front of the Shepherdsville Dairy Queen while working on the newspaper machine.

The two males took approximately $20 in quarters from the victim, and fled the area in a vehicle that the victim could only describe as a silver passenger car with tape over the license plate. The victim attempted to follow the robbers south on I 65 at a safe distance.

Troopers Manuel Cruz and Brian Mouser located a vehicle matching the description given by the victim on I 65 south bound near Lebanon Junction. Troopers initiated a felony traffic stop, and the accuseds were taken into custody without incident.

The Lebanon Junction Police Department and the Bullitt County Sheriff´s Office assisted the Kentucky State Police on scene. Trooper Roger Waters is leading the investigation.

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