Man arrested after striking jail with vehicle

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Campbellsville Police arrested a Campbellsville man on Monday after he allegedly ran into the Taylor County Detention Center's sally port with his vehicle.

According to a news release, police responded to a call of damage to the detention center at 8:17 p.m.

Officer Brian Morgan saw Elwin F. Hardin, 71, of 115 Durrett St. driving a 2001 Chrysler.

The report states that Elwin reportedly drove his vehicle into the overhead doors that lead to the sally-port area where police vehicles deliver prisoners.

Morgan arrested Elwin and charged him with DUI, first-degree criminal mischief and first-degree wanton endangerment.

Elwin was lodged at the detention center. The investigation is continuing.