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Court/Criminal

  • Buffalo man charged with trespassing

    A Buffalo man, already facing several counts of burglary, was charged April 13 with trespassing by the LaRue County Sheriff’s office.

    Walter Allen Gaulke, 46, of Wells Road, was walking through yards, carrying a butter knife, according to a citation.

    Gaulke had posted bond after being indicted in five separate cases involving burglary of Buffalo residences.

    He was charged with second-degree burglary for allegedly entering a house on Dec. 23, 2013, and taking six silver dollar coins and cash.

  • Superintendent loses license, pleads not guilty

    LaRue County Schools Superintendent Samuel D. Sanders pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding.

    Sanders and his attorney, Doug Hubbard of Bardstown, stood before Special Judge Lisa P. Jones and a mostly empty courtroom.

    Jones, who usually presides over the 6th Judicial District (Owensboro area), was appointed to oversee the case after LaRue District Judge C. Derek Reed recused himself.

    Sanders surrendered his driver’s license at Judge Jones’ request.

  • Superintendent suspended without pay

    The LaRue County School Board voted Monday to suspend Superintendent Sam Sanders for 30 days without pay.

    Sanders, who has led the school district since 2002, was charged March 29 with driving while under the influence of alcohol and speeding. Police said he was driving a vehicle owned by the school district at the time of his arrest.

    Sanders pleaded not guilty to the charges last week in LaRue District Court. He lost his driving privileges after the judge learned he had refused a Breathalyzer test. His next court appearance is May 13.

  • Man charged with assault and terroristic threatening

    A Munfordville man was charged April 9 with second-degree assault and third-degree terroristic threatening.

    According to court records, Billy Logsdon, 30, formerly of Clarkson, drove his vehicle alongside and pulled in front of a vehicle, forcing it to stop in the middle of the road.

    The alleged victim said her 1-year-old daughter was in the vehicle with her.

    Officers also served a bench warrant for failure to appear on Logsdon.

  • Man charged with assault

    A Mount Sherman man was charged April 10 with second-degree assault after allegedly striking a man in the face.

    Dalton Milby, 19, was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center and released under $25,000 cash bond. He will be arraigned Wednesday in LaRue District Court.

    The victim allegedly suffered fractures to his nose and eye socket.

  • Deer and briars aid deputies in capture of suspects

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s office made two arrests Saturday after two men allegedly fled the scene of an injury accident.

    Ino Bello, 48, of Magnolia, was driving a full-size pickup on Ky. 1079 (Upton Road) toward Magnolia about 2:22 p.m. April 12, according to Deputy Russell McCoy. The truck crossed the center line and struck a passenger car driven by Nobaliene Littlefield, 57, of Orrender School Road, Magnolia.

  • News of Record - April 16, 2014

    Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in LaRue County.

    Sarah Beth McGuffey, 31, and Paul Edward Stoeckel Jr., 30, both of Hodgenville

    Lauren Nichole Brown, 25, of Hodgenville, and Richard Alexander Warfield, 36, of Vine Grove

    Crystal Lynn Riggs, 44, and John Craig Rust, 45, both of New Haven

    Susan Leigh Lord, 34, and Glen Ray Foster, 53, both of Hodgenville

    Deborah Lynn Brewer, 40, and James Lorenzo Brewer, 44, both of Buffalo

     

  • Five indicted by grand jury

    A LaRue County grand jury handed down indictments against eight individuals Feb. 17.

    Walter A. Gaulke(1967) of Buffalo was indicted in five separate cases involving burglary of Buffalo residences.

    He was charged with second-degree burglary for allegedly entering a house on Dec. 23, 2013, and taking six silver dollar coins and cash.

  • Superintendent pleads not guilty to DUI charge

    LaRue County Schools Superintendent Samuel D. Sanders pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding.

    Sanders and his attorney, Doug Hubbard of Bardstown, stood before Special Judge Lisa P. Jones and a mostly empty courtroom.

    Jones, who usually presides over the 6th Judicial District (Owensboro area), was appointed to oversee the case after LaRue District Judge C. Derek Reed recused himself.

    Sanders surrendered his driver’s license at the judge’s request.

  • Murder case heads to mediation

      Abdullah Rahman White has been sitting in jail since January 2012.

    The Radcliff man is charged with the Dec. 30, 2011, murder of 28-year-old Kristie Lynne Allen, who was house-sitting for vacationing friends in Buffalo. Allen was asphyxiated, according to court records.

    White is charged also with burglary, theft of an auto, tampering with physical evidence and receiving stolen property and complicity.