Dangerous Kentucky Felon, Joshua J. Logsdon Sentenced To Nearly 16 Years In Federal Prison For Violent Elizabethtown Carjacking
LOUISVILLE, KY (STL.News) United States District Court Judge David J. Hale this week sentenced Joshua J. Logsdon, 36, of Sonora, Kentucky to 190 months’ imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for an armed carjacking that occurred on February 26, 2019, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, announced Acting United States Attorney Michael A. Bennett.
“This case serves as a reminder to all of the dangers law enforcement officers confront on a daily basis and as an example of the extraordinary work they do to bring violent criminals to justice,” said Michael A. Bennett, Acting United States Attorney . “The citizens of the Western District of Kentucky are fortunate to have the men and women of the Elizabethtown Police Department, Kentucky State Police, and the ATF on duty to serve and protect us.”
“During this armed carjacking – the defendant, Joshua Logsdon, pointed a loaded firearm at the owner of a vehicle, and fired the weapon as the victim attempted to escape. Further, responding police officers were placed in substantial danger when the defendant drove the stolen car directly at them.