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Elizabethtown police are investigating two separate burglaries that could be part of a statewide spree.
The first one occurred Jan. 4 at Kentucky Fried Chicken. The second one occurred Feb. 13 at at McDonald’s at 900 North Mulberry St.
In both of these burglaries the suspects entered through the drive-thru windows. In both cases the suspects used power tools to make entry into the safes where an undisclosed amount of money was removed.
According to an EPD news release, the suspects appeared to be white males.
Investigating Detective Billy Boling has been working on these cases and recently learned that the same type of crime is being investigated by the following agencies: Hazard PD, Somerset PD, Barbourville PD, Paintsville PD and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.
The Elizabethtown Police Department is asking for help in solving these cases. Anyone with information about these crimes can call the Hardin County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-597-8123 or the Elizabethtown Police Department at (270) 765-4125.