Trooper David Jones
Kentucky State Police
Post 6, Dry Ridge
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Grant County Armed Robbery and Car Jacking
Date of News Release: 10/24/2012
(Williamstown, KY) – The Dry Ridge Post of the Kentucky State Police received a call of a armed robbery and a car jacking. The Grant County Drug Store on Barnes Road in Grant County called 911 and advised that they had been robbed. They advised that a male subject wearing two bandanas and a black hoddie brandished a hand gun and demanded pills. The subject was given the pills and left the store. He got into a tan Oldsmobile Bravada and went west on Barnes Road towards the interstate. The Oldsmobile was located in the two thousand block of Barnes Road a short time later with no one around it. The car jacking that took place before just the robbery. A male subject got into the 2000 Tan Bravada and made the female driving it drive him around for about ten minutes. He then had her exit the vehicle on Industrial Road and proceeded to the drug store. The 911 calls were received at 12:32 p.m.. The incident remains under investigation by Detective Scott Lengle. Anyone with any information please call Kentucky State Police at 859-428-1212.