Bardstown Police http://wfpl.org en Months After Fatal Ambush, Resolve Still Strong to Find Bardstown Officer's Killer http://wfpl.org/post/months-after-fatal-ambush-resolve-still-strong-find-bardstown-officers-killer <p>It’s been just over three months since the ambush shooting death of Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis.&nbsp;</p><p>The 33-year-old lawman was attacked while on his way home from work on the Memorial Day weekend.</p><p>Police say they have not identified any suspects but continue to follow up on leads.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>As the days pass without an arrest, many are working to keep the case fresh in people’s minds.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 19:44:38 +0000 Rick Howlett 6726 at http://wfpl.org Months After Fatal Ambush, Resolve Still Strong to Find Bardstown Officer's Killer Bardstown Police Officers Threatened After Fatal Shooting http://wfpl.org/post/bardstown-police-officers-threatened-after-fatal-shooting <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Kentucky police department still mourning the ambush slaying of one of its officers has received a threat warning that more officers will be killed.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Bardstown Police Chief Rick McCubbin said Tuesday his department received a recent letter threatening that "there are more to come."</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:20:46 +0000 Associated Press 5726 at http://wfpl.org Bardstown Police Officers Threatened After Fatal Shooting Investigators of Bardstown Officer Slaying Seek Information on Tree Work http://wfpl.org/post/investigators-bardstown-officer-slaying-seek-information-tree-work <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Investigators looking for the killer of a Bardstown police officer are asking Nelson County-area residents to contact them if they had tree work done around the time of the ambush.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officer Jason&nbsp;Ellis was shot to death during the early morning hours of May 25 after he got out of his cruiser to pick up debris on a highway exit ramp in Nelson County.</span></p><p>Police won't describe the debris on the ramp off the Bluegrass Parkway.</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 19:54:09 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 5651 at http://wfpl.org Investigators of Bardstown Officer Slaying Seek Information on Tree Work Funeral for Slain Bardstown Officer is Thursday; Investigation Continues http://wfpl.org/post/funeral-slain-bardstown-officer-thursday-investigation-continues <p>The reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting death of a Bardstown Police officer has grown to&nbsp;more than $30,000.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thirty-three year old Officer Jason Ellis was shot multiple times early Saturday after he got out of his cruiser to pick up debris on a Bluegrass Parkway exit ramp in Nelson County.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ellis was on his way home from work and investigators now believe the officer was specifically targeted. </span></p> Tue, 28 May 2013 19:07:07 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 5574 at http://wfpl.org Funeral for Slain Bardstown Officer is Thursday; Investigation Continues Bardstown Police Officer Fatally Shot http://wfpl.org/post/bardstown-police-officer-fatally-shot <p>A Bardstown Police officer was found shot to death this morning outside his cruiser on a Bluegrass Parkway exit ramp.</p><p>The<a href="http://www.kystandard.com/content/bardstown-police-officer-shot-and-killed"> Kentucky Standard </a>reports that 33 year old Officer Jason Scott Ellis was on his way home from work when he was shot on Exit Ramp 34, sometime before 3:00am. He was in uniform and his emergency lights were flashing.</p><p>Bardstown Police Chief Rick McCubbin says there had been no radio contact from Ellis prior to the shooting.</p><p>Kentucky State Police are investigating.</p> Sat, 25 May 2013 14:34:34 +0000 Rick Howlett 5551 at http://wfpl.org Bardstown Police Officer Fatally Shot