Douglas Blanton
Suspect charged in armed robbery

Detectives with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office have identified two suspects in the armed robbery that occurred at a New Haven residence early Tuesday morning and have arrested and charged one of the men.

Douglas J. Blanton, 19, of Elizabethtown, is charged with first-degree robbery and attempted murder.

The other suspect is William F. Hume, 20, of Louisville.

They were identified, and Blanton was arrested, through the efforts of Det. Jamie Ferrie, according to a post on the Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.