Police News for Dec. 2

December 02, 2004

Harrodsburg church van damaged

HARRODSBURG - Police here report that someone broke into the van belonging to the Magnolia Street Christian Church late Sunday night.

The window on the passenger's side of the van was broken by someone to gain entry to the vehicle. Once inside, that person tried unsuccessfully to start the vehicle by hot-wiring it. Part of the steering panel was pried off.

Officer Gerald Wooldridge is the investigating officer.

Louisville juveniles charged with break-in

HARRODSBURG - Two Louisville juvenile males have been charged with third-degree burglary after they were seen by Officer Scott Elder trying to break in to the concession stand at the Harrodsburg High School football field. Elder made the arrest at about 5:15 p.m. Friday.


The pair, ages 12 and 13, were turned over to their guardians, Elder said in a Harrodsburg Police Department press release.

Stanford man faces drug, traffic charges

HARRODSBURG - A vehicle driven by Jeffrey Earl Hall, 24, of 205 Logan Ave., Stanford, was stopped by members of the Harrodsburg Police Department for speeding at 7 p.m. Nov. 25. Officers arrested him and charged him with driving under the influence of intoxicants.

While officers were searching him, Hall allegedly put his right hand in his pocket and got two pill bottles. He was told not to put his hands in his pockets, according to a police department press release. However, when officers began searching his left front pants' pocket, he put his hand in his right front pocket and then attempted to throw a bag of marijuana, police said.

Hall is charged with speeding, first offense DUI, possession of marijuana and tampering with physical evidence. He was taken to the Boyle County Detention Center where he later posted bond of 10 percent of $6,000.

Officer Jason Elder is the investigating officer. He was assisted by Sgt. Jake Thomas and Officer Jay Eldridge.

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