Fence and Gate Damaged
Darren Doyle, story and photos:
A vehicle was stolen out of the county impound lot, located on Veteran's Memorial Highway (KY 259), and found later abandoned, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
On Friday, February 4, 2022, the Sheriff's Office was made aware of the incident, where a 2005 GMC Envoy had been stolen from the lot. According to the Sheriff's Office, it appeared that entry into the lot was gained through cutting the fence and then the stolen vehicle was used to drive through the impound lot gate, as well as the gate located on the road leading to the lot. Both the impound lot fence and the locked gate on the road leading to the lot had been driven through and damaged.
On Sunday, February 6, 2022, the stolen vehicle from the impound lot was discovered on an abandoned property on Park Boundary Road. The Sheriff's Office stated that it appeared the stolen vehicle had been hot-wired in order to drive it through the gates and off the impound lot property.
The investigation is ongoing by Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office with multiple suspects. Various arrests and charges arrests are pending, the Sheriff's Office said.