Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Robbery Suspect Arrested
Date of News Release: 10/25/2010
(Campbellsburg, Ky) -- Curtis Morris, 29 years old from Crestwood, turned himself into to Troopers at Post 5 yesterday (10-24) for committing the armed robbery at the Fast Stop gas station in Pendleton on Friday (10-22). Morris was arrested at 4:55 p.m. and charged with 1st Degree Robbery, a class B felony. Morris was taken to the Carroll County detention facility.
Original News Release Below:
Date of News Release: 10/22/2010
(Pendleton, Ky) Troopers responded to the Fast Stop gas station in Pendleton after Pos 5 dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call last night (10-21-10) at 9:57 p.m. reporting an armed robbery. Through investigation, Troopers determined that a man armed with a knife entered the store while the clerk was alone demanding money from the register. The victim complied with the robber resulting in the man leaving with $900 cash.
A description of the assailant is below.
- RACE: White
- SEX: Male
- HEIGHT: 6' – 6'3"
- AGE: 20's – 30's
- OTHER: Red goatee facial hair
- CLOTHING: Gray & green plaid jacket with gray hood, blue jeans, brown boots, and white gloves.
- WEAPON: Buck knife.
- VEHICLE: Unknown at this time.
Investigators continue to follow leads to determine the identity of the perpetrator. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact Post 5 at (502) 532-6363 or toll free at (877) 416-1226. Tips can be made anonymously.