Attempted murder charges for Kroger crash in Ky.

A woman who crashed her car into an Elizabethton Kroger store did the same thing 15 years ago. This time she is being charged with attempted murder.

June Blocker

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A woman who crashed her car into an Elizabethton Kroger store did the same thing 15 years ago. This time she is being charged with attempted murder.

The News-Enterprise reports 52-year-old June Blocker drove through the front doors of a Kroger on Feb. 5, injuring two people inside.

The indictment charges that Blocker attempted to cause someone's death "intentionally or under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to human life."

Blocker faces several other charges, including operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants.

Fifteen years ago, Blocker drover a car through a different Kroger store. At that time, she was charged with wanton endangerment and criminal mischief.

Blocker is jailed in Hardin County on a $50,000 bond. The jail had no record of an attorney for Blocker.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to webmaster@wvlt-tv.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 245751321 - local8now.com/a?a=245751321