Just after 1a Wednesday morning, a 49-year-old woman from Hardinsburg was booked into the Washington County Detention Center on several charges surrounding a 3-hour standoff with police. 

Katrina Eileen Heath, 49, Hardinsburg, was taken into custody about 9:30p last night after barricading herself into a house at 102 Lapping Road in Hardinsburg. 

Katrina Heath, 49, Hardinsburg

She is charged with the following

  • Attempted Murder
  • Criminal recklessness while armed with a deadly weapon
  • Intimidation
  • Pointing a loaded firearm at another person
  • Resisting Law Enforcement – using a vehicle to flea – or drawing or using a deadly firearm – inflicts/causes bodily injury to another person – or operates a vehicle creating a substantial risk of bodily injury to another person. 


She is being held without bond. 

Shortly after 6:30 pm, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call of a domestic situation with weapons at 102 Lapping Road, Hardinsburg, in Washington County.

When deputies and troopers arrived on the scene they made contact with a male subject who stated he was the one who called 911.

He stated he and his ex-wife got into an argument earlier in the evening and he left the residence to run errands.


He stated when he returned home his ex-wife threatened him with a firearm and allegedly fired a round from the gun.

He stated he left the home and called 911.

The female was allegedly in the home by herself.

A perimeter was set up around the home and shortly after this Indiana State Police Negotiators and SWAT members arrived.

At approximately9:18 pm, the female, from the above mentioned address, surrendered to officers.