Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
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.