Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Marijuana Plants and Stolen Whiskey Barrel Recovered
Date of News Release: 09/17/2013
(ELIZABETHTOWN, KY.) - On Monday, September 16, 2013 at approximately 12:05 A.M. EST, Kentucky State Police Post 04 received a disturbance call in regards to several juveniles attempting to break into a vehicle on Airview Drive. When Troopers arrived they were told by witnesses that several juveniles ran into the residence at 266 Airview Drive. They were also informed of a whiskey barrell that was in the back of the residence that appeared to be stolen. After attempting to make contact at the residence with no answer they also noticed a marijuana plant in plain view inside the house. At this time the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force was called and a search warrant was prepared and executed. In total, seven marijuana plants and a whiskey barrel stolen from Jim Beam Brands Co. was recovered. The juveniles involved were later released to their parents. Trp. Charlie Miller is handling the continuing investigation.