Police News for Oct. 3

October 03, 2004

Teens arrested after announcing robbery on Wal-Mart intercom

HARRODSBURG - Three teenagers were arrested at Wal-Mart Wednesday after using the store's intercom system to announce that it was being robbed.

According to Harrodsburg Police, the males ages 15, 17 and 17 caused damage in the shoe department at approximately 4 p.m., announced a robbery over the intercom, and were then taken into custody by Wal-Mart staff until police arrived. They were charged with third-degree mischief and lodged in the Boyle County Jail. Patrolman Jason Elder is investigating.

Two charged with assaulting police

HARRODSBURG - Two people were arrested Wednesday during unrelated incidents on charges of assaulting Harrodsburg police officers.

Police are charging Greg Black, 22, of 1280 Brewers Mill Road, with two counts of third-degree assault of police, two counts of third-degree terroristic threatening, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Reportedly, Black was placed under arrest after police responded to a disturbance at 480 Lynn Drive.


During the arrest, two officers had to be used to handcuff Black, who reportedly made death threats against the officers and their families. Black was later placed in leg cuffs after allegedly assaulting two officers and was lodged at the Boyle County Jail. The case is under investigation by patrolmen Robert Ladd and Harold Cunnagin.

Police charged Lindsey G. Hurst with third-degree assault of an officer after an unrelated arrest.

Hurst, 25, of 544 N. College St., reportedly kicked at officers as they attempted to arrest her on charges of menacing and disorderly conduct on Beaumont Avenue. Hurst was lodged at the Boyle County Jail on charges of menacing, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, third-degree criminal mischief and third-degree assault of an officer. Eldridge is investigating.

Knives stolen during burglary

HARRODSBURG - Police are looking for a man whom they say stole $400 in American Workman knives Sept. 25.

According to police an unidentified man walked into the Thomas Moore Building at 6:10 p.m. and allegedly took the knives, a NASCAR T-shirt and a NASCAR phone. The suspect could be charged with theft by unlawful taking over $300, say police. The case is under investigation by Patrolman Jason Elder.

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