Surveillance photo of the suspect. (Source: Franklin County Sheriff)
Melton said the suspect in the video drives a green Ford F-150 and appeared to be wearing a Bardstown High School sweatshirt. (Source: Franklin County Sheriff)
Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton
FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – Police are
asking for help to identify the man police said took dozens of cases of
expensive bourbon right from the distillery.
According to Franklin County Sheriff
Pat Melton the man stole 65 cases of 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon from the Buffalo
Trace Distillery in Frankfort and
tried to sell them to a retail store, "He's goes up to the clerk in there, and
starts talking to the clerk, and seeing if the clerk had any interest, uh to
buy a large quantity of pappy van winkle. That's what's significant, the large
quantity of Pappy Van Winkle."