TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Date of News Release: 12/06/2011
(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland are investigating a store burglary that occurred at the Marathon Station (formerly called "Hoppy's") on US 60 at the Boyd-Carter County line. The break-in occurred today in the early morning hours. The suspects gained entry by busting out the block wall in the rear of the store and climbing through. Once inside, the suspects pried open the ATM machine and took an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects fled the scene then got into a vehicle and fled. Detectives are still conducting their investigation.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Kentucky State Police at 606-928-6421. Callers may remain anonymous.
The lead investigator in the case is Detective Ben Cramer.