Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Bardstown Police Officer Shot And Killed

shooting incident 300BARDSTOWN, Ky. (5/26/13) – On Saturday, May 25, 2013 at approximately 2:53 AM, Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 4 received a call of a fatality crash involving a Bardstown Police Officer on the 34 exit ramp on the Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County.

Trooper Mike Garyantes arrived on the scene at approximately 3:16 AM. Minutes after the Trooper's arrival he discovered that it was not a motor vehicle crash and that the officer involved had been shot and killed. The Bardstown Officer was in uniform in his cruiser and on his way home from work.

The Bardstown officer, K-9 Officer Jason Ellis, 33, of Bloomfield, KY, was a 7-year veteran with the Bardstown Police Department. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

If anyone has any information on this case, they are urged to contact your local law enforcement. Alternately, you may text any tips.

• Simply text 67283 in the address field.
• Type KSPTIP in the message field.
• Leave a space and then enter information about a crime.
• You will receive an instant confirmation text on your phone if your tip went through successfully.

SurfKY News
Information provided by the Kentucky State Police

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Latest Video

3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16

Stock Report

1 DOW 17,098.45
+18.88 (0.11%)    
2 S&P 2,003.37
+6.63 (0.33%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,580.27
+22.58 (0.50%)    
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16

In Other News...

Skateboarders Enjoy Own Style of Cruise In

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (8/30/14) ― Justin Case and friends enjoy the car show Friday, Aug. 30 evening by skateboarding at… Read More

Annual Lyon County Between the Rivers Homecoming

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (8/30/14) — Former residents of the Lyon County, Ky. portion of Land Between The Lakes National… Read More
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 29, 2014 7056

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 5943

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 27, 2014 4877

Five Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 30, 2014 3313

One Hospitalized After Officer-Involved…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 3088

Muhlenberg Job Corps Former Student…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 30, 2014 2835

Ponderosa Madisonville to Donate 10…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 27, 2014 1665

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers
August 30, 2014 873

City of Madisonville Says 'Goodbye' to…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 796

MCC Announces New Board Members

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs
August 27, 2014 587

Madisonville Fire Department Receives…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 27, 2014 2606

Owensboro Police Conduct Investigations

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 1315

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 1082

Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 1074

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 943

Woman Charged in Assault of 3-Year-Old…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 28, 2014 5943

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 27, 2014 4877

Five Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 3088

Muhlenberg Job Corps Former Student…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson
August 29, 2014 2391

Business Spotlight - Magical Memories…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 2015

Another Greenville Home Invasion Being…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller, GPD

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06