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Court/Criminal

  • Jail log: August 24, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, August 15 to Monday, August 22.

    James Estes, 36, of Upton was charged with cultivating marijuana. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    Denny Lyons, 43, of Leitchfield was charged with a failure to appear. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    Michael Snyder, 19, of Rineyville was arrested for a court ordered appearance. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Indicted for manslaughter

    A local woman was indicted for manslaughter and criminal abuse after the death of her mother who was in her care.

    Lovie P. Skaggs, 59, of Hodgenville was indicted by the LaRue County Grand Jury on Monday, July 18 for second degree manslaughter and first degree criminal abuse.

  • Jail Log July 20, 2016

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, July 11 to Monday, July 18.

    Segrams Lee Brennan, 40, of Hodgenville was charged with fourth degree assault. He was later released from LCDC.

    Jacobi Caven, 26, of Campbellsville was arrested on a court ordered appearance. He was later released from LCDC.

    James J. Gusler II, 23, of Mount Sherman was charged with fourth degree assault. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    Robert Howard, 34, was charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operators license. He was later released from LCDC.

  • 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.