Armed Robbery at Elizabethtown Belk Store From the Elizabethtown Police Department (Image Source, Hardin County Detention Center) EPD Officers responded to a report of shoplifting at Belk around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. The caller stated that a female shoplifter was being combative with loss prevention. While officers were still en route to the call, a further…

Elizabethtown woman killed in accident From the Elizabethtown Police Department Media Report: On 10-07-2018, shortly after 12:00pm, EPD was called to a serious injury collision in the eastbound lanes of US 62/Leitchfield Road near Kentucky Drive. A silver Ford Mustang, operated by Patrick Kiger, age 18, of Cecilia, was traveling eastbound on US 62, when…

A Central Hardin High School student has been named the victim in Saturday’s crash on College Street in Elizabethtown.  Ethan English, 16, lost control of his 2002 Chevy Camero when he collided with a Ford Excursion driven by Kenneth Howson, 46, of Crestwood, Ky.  Howson did not sustain injuries according to the police. Our thoughts…

Update on fatal vehicle vs pedestrian collision From the Elizabethtown Police Department The investigation into last night’s fatal collision on East Dixie Avenue involving a pedestrian has revealed that a second passenger car that did not remain at the scene also struck the pedestrian. This vehicle was traveling southbound at the time of the collision.…

Pedestrian identified in fatal collision From the Elizabethtown Police Department On 09-17-2018, shortly after 9pm, the Elizabethtown Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle vs pedestrian collision in the 700 block of East Dixie Avenue. Units discovered that a northbound vehicle had struck a pedestrian in the roadway. The pedestrian was transported to Hardin…

Suspect identified in serial burglar case From the Elizabethtown Police Department An investigation into the recent series of burglaries in the Lakewood Subdivision in Elizabethtown has yielded crucial physical evidence leading to the identification of a suspect. Dominick McKnight, age 27, has been identified as a primary suspect. He is a black male, 5”06” tall,…

Police: Mother charged after drugs found in Elizabethtown home Carolyn Callahan, WLKY News (Photo Source, Hardin Co Detention Center) A Hardin County mother is facing several charges after police said they found drugs throughout her home. Jessica Coomer is charged with trafficking in marijuana, two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, and possession…

Media Release on Public Awareness Campaign for Panhandlers Due to a 2017 Kentucky State Supreme Court decision that ruled that ordinances prohibiting begging and soliciting on public streets or intersections are unconstitutional, the city of Elizabethtown has seen a significant influx of panhandlers throughout the area.  After carefully researching and considering various solutions to address…