Bardstown (Part One: Officer Jason Ellis)
In the early morning hours of May 25th, 2013, a Bardstown, Kentucky police officer was returning home from a work shift. Unbeknownst to him, he would be ambushed on the route he regularly used; becoming the victim of a shocking and mysterious crime. To this day, investigators have yet to figure out whether or not he was the unknown culprit’s intended target.
Bardstown (Part Two: Kathy & Samantha Netherland)
Roughly one year after the brutal ambush of a Bardstown police officer, a mother and daughter fail to show up to work/school. Soon enough, the area of Bardstown is hit with their second high-profile murder case in less than a year. This time, however, the victim isn’t a police officer, but a special education teacher and a high school student…
Bardstown (Interlude: Tony Satterly)
Through the first half of 2014, rumors continued to proliferate the region of Bardstown. Many believed that the Bardstown Police Department was involved - somehow - in the death of Officer Jason Ellis. However, it wasn't until March of that year that these conspiracy theorists were given some fodder in the form of a disgraced former-officer.
Bardstown (Part Three: Crystal Rogers)
On July 3rd, 2015, Crystal Rogers - a mother of five - would last be seen. She had been planning a romantic outing with her boyfriend, Brooks Houck (whose brother was a Bardstown Police Officer). Two days later, Crystal’s maroon Chevy Impala would be found along the Bluegrass Parkway, sparking Bardstown’s third high-profile criminal investigation in as many years…
On January 18th, 2016, a young father named Daniel Shaver was staying in a Mesa, Arizona hotel room. After inviting some guest back to his room for drinks - and showing them the pellet guns he used for work - cops were called to the scene. Following a brief encounter with police, Daniel would no longer be living… while the young officer that pulled the trigger prepared for a legal battle of his own.