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Kentucky policeman shot and killed in apparent highway ambush
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Posted on 05/26/2013 5:49:24 PM PDT by Java4Jay

A Kentucky policeman was shot and killed in an apparent ambush when he stopped to pick up debris on a highway exit ramp, the Courier-Journal newspaper said on Sunday.

Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis, 33, was found shot to death on an exit ramp on the Blue Grass Parkway in north central Kentucky early Saturday morning.

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Ellis had been with the Bardstown Police Department since 2006 and left behind a wife and two small children, the department said on its Facebook page.
1 posted on 05/26/2013 5:49:24 PM PDT by Java4Jay
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To: Java4Jay

May the shooters go to where the Obamadork will go when they die.


2 posted on 05/26/2013 5:51:13 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Java4Jay
"stopped to pick up debris that had been deliberately placed in the roadway"

We can take a fuller description of the offending material("debris").

3 posted on 05/26/2013 5:52:16 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Java4Jay

Hope the scumbag murderers are found quickly.


4 posted on 05/26/2013 5:54:42 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Java4Jay

Sorry to hear this. Deliberately targeting cops, gang initiation? Organized crime?


5 posted on 05/26/2013 5:55:30 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Skip impeachment and move straight to deportation..)
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To: cardinal4

Very odd really. Unless they had literally blocked the road there’s no reason to expect a cop to stop and pick it up let alone know when.


6 posted on 05/26/2013 5:57:03 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cardinal4

I guess it could be anything but organized crime was the first thing I thought of too.


7 posted on 05/26/2013 5:58:32 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: cripplecreek

It IS odd. I wonder what the debris was..


8 posted on 05/26/2013 5:59:30 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Skip impeachment and move straight to deportation..)
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To: cardinal4

Assassination sounds like it. Cops will investigate and I just hope its not family related


9 posted on 05/26/2013 6:00:58 PM PDT by shadeaud (We need to learn to know what our enemies are truly creating)
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To: cardinal4

I’m going with Mexi Cartels proving they can do whatever they want.


10 posted on 05/26/2013 6:01:04 PM PDT by omega4179
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To: cardinal4

Muzzies?


11 posted on 05/26/2013 6:01:38 PM PDT by abclily
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To: cardinal4

Yes it is odd because a lot of civilians will stop and get debris off the road too.

A guess would be they knew he was coming and put it there just beforehand but who knows?


12 posted on 05/26/2013 6:01:51 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: cripplecreek

Actually creek have seen a State Trooper stop and pick up one bag of fast food trash before. I was behind him.


13 posted on 05/26/2013 6:04:36 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Java4Jay

He was a pretty good baseball player. He was in the Cincinnati Reds farm system for a few years before he became a police officer.

Supposedly, they’ve found 12-gauge shotgun shells on the hill where the shooting allegedly occurred. It’s an odd situation.


14 posted on 05/26/2013 6:05:22 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: abclily

That was my first guess....


15 posted on 05/26/2013 6:06:31 PM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: no-to-illegals

Yeah I’ve seen similar behavior and I’ve seen cops swerve around trash in the road and keep on going.


16 posted on 05/26/2013 6:06:36 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

odd situation ... another of a long list of what to look out for. First time have read of someone using trash as a plant for an ambush. Something maybe missing in the article.


17 posted on 05/26/2013 6:08:51 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Java4Jay

Just wonderful.....heaven will be absent of any such evil and its doers of such despicable crimes.


18 posted on 05/26/2013 6:08:51 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Bratch

Shotgun.....

Fragged by other LEOs?


19 posted on 05/26/2013 6:09:43 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: no-to-illegals

Here’s a thought.

Test run for a potential IED ?


20 posted on 05/26/2013 6:09:56 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SeminoleCounty

doubtful ...


21 posted on 05/26/2013 6:10:21 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: cripplecreek

yea ...


22 posted on 05/26/2013 6:10:42 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: cripplecreek

He got on the wrong side of somebody.


23 posted on 05/26/2013 6:11:31 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: cripplecreek
a bit more info on IED ... the last one heard of in this neck of the woods did resemble trash in roadway.
24 posted on 05/26/2013 6:12:20 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: basil; abclily

Me too, but shotgun doesn’t sound like a muzzie’s MO. I would have expected AK or AR shells instead of 12ga.


25 posted on 05/26/2013 6:12:48 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: cripplecreek
correct me if wrong but didn't the moslem in Ca. back a couple of months ago use a shotgun. The moslem shooting at some cars and people and executed about three or four.
26 posted on 05/26/2013 6:15:04 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Java4Jay
This morning's Kentucky Standard (our 3 day a week Bardstown paper) had a little more to say on the matter, but methinks info is being withheld until they get the guy.

The police chief was pretty blunt. There may not be an expensive trial in the works.

“I can assure you, we won’t give up on this person or persons until we have them either in our custody, or in the front sight of one of our weapons, and I personally hope the latter is the choice,” the chief said.

27 posted on 05/26/2013 6:16:50 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: carriage_hill

You’re probably right. I thought the same thing-—but who knows at this point.


28 posted on 05/26/2013 6:16:55 PM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: no-to-illegals

I don’t remember the case but a shotgun is certainly capable of killing. Around here we use them to kill deer and they’re good sized critters.


29 posted on 05/26/2013 6:17:42 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: abclily

They probably would do it if they thought of it.


30 posted on 05/26/2013 6:18:38 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You can't force people to care.)
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To: no-to-illegals

It wasn’t a Muzzie. Not in Bardstown/Nelson Country.


31 posted on 05/26/2013 6:18:45 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

police get to make threats when one of them goes down.

regular citizen does and the very same come and deem you a vigilante threat.

i just wish they looked and treated every regular citizen the way they treat ach other.


32 posted on 05/26/2013 6:21:31 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: ChildOfThe60s
do you have personal knowledge of all the residents (no moslems in area)?
33 posted on 05/26/2013 6:21:32 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: yarddog

Drug gang payback.


34 posted on 05/26/2013 6:23:50 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: no-to-illegals

Muzzie numbers are on the rise in the south.


35 posted on 05/26/2013 6:24:02 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek
yep a slug packs quite a punch. Wonder if this was a slug.
36 posted on 05/26/2013 6:24:09 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Java4Jay

Another odd part is it happened in what would normally be a busy highway. I would never set up an ambush near an off ramp of a major highway unless it was dark.

The article said early morning. Maybe it was in the very early morning before light.


37 posted on 05/26/2013 6:25:23 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: cripplecreek
There is a training camp down in this neck of the woods south of me about 20 miles as the crow flies for moslems. The Sheriff, in that area, has been raising the alarm for the past three or four years. No doubt of your words. Their numbers are on the rise. Am noticing an uptick, in their numbers, also.
38 posted on 05/26/2013 6:27:31 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: yarddog
This would follow the Ca. incident MO, if this was a moslem. Early morning ... moslem shoots two people at or near his home, then goes onto freeway shooting at more people.
40 posted on 05/26/2013 6:29:11 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals

Yeah, there is definitely more to the story..


41 posted on 05/26/2013 6:36:54 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Skip impeachment and move straight to deportation..)
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To: no-to-illegals

Do I know every single person? No. Do I know people that know darn near every single person? Yes.

Muzzie activity is going to be in E-town or Radclif, near Ft. Knox. There is a Mosque in E-town. Muzzies won’t come over to Bardstown to shoot a cop when they have all sorts of active duty personnel over there which would make a much more dramatic statement.

We are waiting for some more detailed information. IMO, it was a setup for any cop or for this cop personally. If the latter, a personal grudge.

I expect that by the middle of the week the local grapevine will have something for us.


42 posted on 05/26/2013 6:37:39 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: ChildOfThe60s
I expect that by the middle of the week the local grapevine will have something for us.

okay ... just don't rule out soft targets. moslems like to move around quite a lot. Could have been one of their training exercises. Not saying it was. Just keep that grapevine open.

43 posted on 05/26/2013 6:40:54 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Bratch
left the hulls behind??? damn odd indeed...
44 posted on 05/26/2013 6:42:41 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: yarddog
Another odd part is it happened in what would normally be a busy highway

3 am Saturday on the Blue Grass Parkway exit at Bloomfield Road is *not* busy. No traffic, nothing. May as well have been on a two lane country road.

45 posted on 05/26/2013 6:43:21 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: SeminoleCounty

Stop that nonsense sir...


46 posted on 05/26/2013 6:46:51 PM PDT by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (It is going to be Foot to Ass combat on election day....my foot and a Rat's ass.)
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To: cardinal4; Chode
Am in agreement with Chode on the hulls. Odd...
47 posted on 05/26/2013 6:50:25 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Java4Jay

The shooter could’ve been waiting for ANYBODY to stop and clear the trash. And, it just happened to be an officer upholding his pledge to “Serve and Protect”.

Prayers for his family.


48 posted on 05/26/2013 6:50:50 PM PDT by moovova
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To: ChildOfThe60s

How many meth labs in the area?


49 posted on 05/26/2013 6:51:23 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: Java4Jay

Prayers up for this man and his family.


50 posted on 05/26/2013 6:51:53 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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