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Court/Criminal

  • 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.

  • HPD investigating burglary on Northridge Circle

    The Hodgenville Police Department is still investigating a burglary that happened on Northridge Circle in Hodgenville last Thursday.

    According to Hodgenville Police Chief Marcus Jackson, someone entered the residence between the hours of 7:40 a.m. and 2 p.m. After further investigation, officers discovered that a video game system, a handgun, a hat and approximately $20 worth of change was taken from the residence.

  • Jail Log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, January 25 to Monday, February 1.

    Clifford E. Aubrey Jr., 52, of Buffalo was charged with violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO, first degree wanton endangerment, second degree assault and third degree terroristic threatening. He was released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Kentucky State Police.

    Dustin Debarge, 29, of Hodgenville was charged with fourth degree assault. He was later released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Hodgenville Police Department.

  • Child abuse trial continued for LaRue man

    A local man who is charged with child abuse will appear in LaRue County Circuit Court on June 27 at 9 a.m.

    Russell Underwood, 35, of Hodgenville was arrested for three counts of first degree criminal abuse of a child 12 or under after an incident that happened in February 2015. According to police reports, LaRue County Sheriff Russell McCoy responded with child services to a residence on 6360 Campbellsville Road in Hodgenville.

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

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

    Estate of Helen M. Puckett through Pamela Frazier, executrix, Michael Ray Puckett, Tammy Puckett, Pamela Gayle Puckett nka Pamela Frazier, George Frazier, and Gerald Thomas Puckett to Trevor Atcher and Ethan Atcher, property in Upton, $162,400.

    Renee Brewer, executrix of the Kenneth R. Bell estate, to Renee Brewer, property in Magnolia, FMV $370,000.

  • Jail log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Monday, January 18 to Monday, January 25.

    Jason Michael Andrews, 34, of Hodgenville was charged with two counts of fourth degree assault, third degree criminal abuse and intimidating a participant in the legal process. He was later released from LCDC on bond. Arresting agency was the Kentucky State Police.

  • Bennett plead not guilty

    Curtis Bennett of Buffalo was arraigned in Marion County Circuit Court on Wednesday January 20. He pleaded not guilty to charges of video voyeurism and third degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

    Bennett was arrested Wednesday January 6 and charged with video voyeurism and unlawful transaction with a minor in the third degree.

    An investigation conducted by the Sheriff’s Office found evidence of inappropriate activity with a female Marion County Public School student.

  • Embry facing more charges

    A local woman who was arrested for animal cruelty had more charges brought against her in LaRue County District Court last Wednesday.

    Jane Embry, 57, of Magnolia was originally charged with 60 counts of animal cruelty and she was charged with another 42 counts in court last Wednesday, bringing the total to 102 counts.

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

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

    General Warranty Deed, Anita Knott fka Anita McAdams Paulley, trustee under Paulley living trust, to Julia L. Johnson, lot 1 of McAdams subdivision, $38,900.

    Joseph L. Greenwell, Jr., revocable living trust c/o Joseph L. Greenwell, Jr., trustee, to Goose’s Landing, LLC, tract 7 of the Shirley Jones Land Division, $23,467.40.

  • Man arrested after bizarre incident involving vehicle fire

    A LaRue County man was arrested last Saturday after police responded to a possible burglary and ended up discovered a vehicle on fire on McDowell Spur Road in Hodgenville.

    Arrested at the scene was Vincent A. Evans, 25, of Hodgenville.