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Court/Criminal

  • Jail log - April 19, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, April 7 to Friday, April 14.

    Rachel Yates, 23, of Glendale, failure to or improper signal, driving on a DUI suspended license.

    Michael Underwood, 48, of Mt. Sherman, court ordered appearance.

    Bryant Christopher Milby, 42, of Campbellsville, speeding 10 mph over the limit, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, reckless driving, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), drug paraphernalia.

    Cory Marshall, 32, of Boston, court ordered appearance.

  • Man found asleep at gas pump, arrested in Buffalo

    LaRue County Sheriff’s office was called to a gas station in Buffalo with a report of a man who was asleep at the gas pumps around 1:20 p.m. on Sunday, April 9.

    LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Kevin Bennett responded to a call of a man asleep in a vehicle at the Y Not Stop in Buffalo. When Bennett arrived he reportedly knocked on the window of the vehicle and found Michael E. Downs, 37, of Hodgenville. Downs allegedly told Bennett he works all the time and just fell asleep.

  • Man arrested for hit and run

    A LaRue County man was arrested on Friday, March 31 for leaving the scene of an accident near the intersection of South Greensburg Street and East High Street in Hodgenville.

  • 21 indicted by Grand Jury

    The LaRue County Grand Jury handed down a laundry list of indictments on March 20 and they ranged from endangering the welfare of a minor to promoting contraband in the LaRue County Detention Center.

    Promoting contraband

    Three people were indicted for complicity to first degree promoting contraband in the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • Court briefs - March 29, 2017

    LaRue County Circuit Court briefs

    Justin C. Caswell restitution case continues to August 7 at 9 a.m.

    Ronnie Dale Hall Jr. case continues to April 3 at 9 a.m.

    Casey R. Hancock case continues to June 5 at 9 a.m.

    Brittanie Cheyenne Owens case continues to April 3 at 9 a.m.

    Charles Gleen Reed had a bench warrant issued for failure to appear.

    Lisa Rucker case continues to May 12 at 9 a.m.

    Wesley S. Stoke case continues for a hearing on April 3 at 9 a.m.

  • Jail log - March 22, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, March 10 to Friday, March 17.

    Jason Brian Young, 29, of Hodgenville was charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    James B. Turner, 43, of Magnolia was charged with first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Jail log - March 15

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, March 3 to Friday, March 10

    Travis Scott Saettel, 23, of Magnolia was charged with no registration plates, failure to maintain required insurance, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, first degree possession of a controlled substance  (methamphetamine), first degree trafficking in a controlled substance and tampering with physical evidence. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Meth cases dominate LaRue Grand Jury docket

    The LaRue County Grand Jury indicted 22 people on February 20, including eight people on manufacturing meth charges.

    Meth bust neat courthouse

    The Grand Jury indicted four people for complicity to manufacture meth in a case that was investigated by Hodgenville Police Sergeant James Richardson after a meth lab was discovered next to the LaRue County Courthouse on January 27.

  • Hodgenville woman sentenced for embezzling over $540,000

    The former bookkeeper of an Elizabethtown health provider was sentenced this week to 12 months and one day in prison and ordered to pay $541,224.88 in restitution by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, for embezzling funds through wire fraud announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Jeanne E. Goodsell, of Hodgenville was charged in a seven count criminal information, on May 8, 2015 and entered a guilty plea to all charges on June 4, 2015.

  • Jail log - March 1, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, February 17 to Friday, February 24

    Amanda Louise Alfes, 36, of Hodgenville, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, controlled substance endangerment to a child.