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Court/Criminal

  • Jail log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, June 13 to Monday, June 20.

    Paula Faye Grimes, 44, of Hodgenville was charged with theft by deception-include cold checks under $500. She was later released from LCDC. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

    Dianne Lawson, 48, of Hodgenville was charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operators license. She was later released from LCDC. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

  • Jail log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, June 6 to Monday, June 13

    Dustin Shane Brewer, 35, of Buffalo was charged with third degree assault, first degree wanton endangerment, first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, first degree criminal mischief, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first degree possession of a controlled substance (opiates), resisting arrest and more. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond.

  • Jail log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, May 16 to Monday, May 23.

    Francis E. Greenwell Jr., 46, of Elizabethtown was charged with operating an oversized ATV, driving on a DUI suspended license, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, theft of identity of another without consent and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle. He remains lodged in LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Kentucky State Police.

  • Four indicted for Meth

    Seventeen people were recently indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury, including four people who were indicted for manufacturing methamphetamine.

    According to the indictments, the manufacturing meth incident occurred on Wednesday, March 9 as the four people were responsible for knowingly and unlawfully possessing two or more items of equipment or two or more chemicals for the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

    Those indicted for manufacturing meth were:

  • Jail log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, March 14 to Monday, March 21.

    Terry E. Bach, 44, of Louisville was charged with failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance and operating on a suspended or revoked operator license. He was released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the LaRue County Sheriff’s Department.

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Bank of Buffalo, Inc. to Timothy L. Ford, property on Mount Tabor Road, $45,000.

    Lincoln National Bank to Donald Anthony Price, property in Edlin Hill Road, $25,000.

  • Sanders DUI case continues

    The Kentucky Court of Appeals has agreed to hear the DUI case for LaRue County School Superintendent Sam Sanders.

    According to court documents, the Court of Appeals agreed to hear the case and it’s currently undergoing the briefing process. Sanders was originally charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs following a traffic stop by a Hodgenville Police Department officer on March 29, 2014. He was driving a school-owned vehicle at the time of his arrest.

  • Bennett resigns from Marion Co. High School

    A LaRue County man has officially resigned from Marion County High School where he was a teacher and band director since 2011.

    Curtis Bennett, 33, was arrested on January 6, and charged with video voyeurism and unlawful transaction with a minor after an investigation by Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

    From the Lebanon Enterprise:

  • Man arrested for stealing bourbon barrel heads

    A Nelson County man was arrested last Thursday for stealing over two hundred bourbon barrel heads from a sawmill warehouse in LaRue County.

    Arrested at the scene was Robert D. Rowlett, 23, of New Haven.

    According to police reports, the LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy and Deputy Sheriff Brian Smith were contacted by the New Haven Police Department about a man stealing 225 bourbon barrel heads from a warehouse in Athertonville. Officers also noted that the bourbon barrel heads were worth $20 a piece for a total of $4,500.

  • Man arrested for promoting contraband

    A LaRue County man was arrested for promoting contraband and several other charges after police responded to an incident at a local business.

    Arrested at the scene was Jonah A. Kaelin, 35, of Hodgenville.

    According to police reports, LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Robby Brownfield responded to a complaint from an off-duty state trooper, Sergeant Jonathan Vaughn, about a possible intoxicated person at a local gas station.