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Court/Criminal

  • Jail log - September 20, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, September 8 to Friday, September 15

    Bradley Humphrey, 27, of New Haven was lodged for court ordered appearance. He was later released from LCDC.

    James Paul Vargo, 31, of West Liberty was lodged for second degree burglary.

    Bradley Scott Hovious, 36, of Hodgenville was lodged for second degree fleeing or evading police.

    Matthew T. Atherton, 30, of Buffalo was lodged for third degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking or disposition of property $500 or more but less than $10,000.

  • Anonymous, or not anonymous

    Eight former LaRue County High School students have filed a lawsuit against the LaRue County School District and former LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett. The former students (plaintiffs) hoped they could remain anonymous, but that is being debated in the lawsuit. 

    The lawsuit was filed in September and all the plantiffs are female and now adults, but were minors and students between 2012 and 2016 when Goodlett was employed at LCHS.

  • Butler in Jail

     

    A local attorney, who was indicted for mishandling client funds, turned himself in to the LaRue County Detention Center last week.

    Danny Perkins Butler was indicted on Monday, October 16 for two counts of theft by deception over $10,000 and less than $100,000. Both counts are class C felonies.

    Butler remained at large for several days as police were searching for him. Butler turned himself in to the LaRue County Detention Center at around 2 a.m. on Thursday, October 19.

  • Goodlett state trial delayed

     Former LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett will have his state jury trial postponed to a later date.

    Goodlett appeared in Hardin County Circuit Court on Tuesday, October 10. According to the Hardin County Circuit Clerk’s Office, Goodlett’s lawyer, Christopher Spedding, mentioned entering a motion to dismiss the state charges in court because of double jeopardy, which is defined as the prosecution of a person twice for the same offense.

  • News of Record - September 27, 2017

    COURT BRIEFS

    Bobby G. Flatt was arraigned for first degree complicity of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), complicity of possession of drug paraphernalia, public intoxication of a controlled substance and careless driving.

    Lucas Milby was arraigned for first degree fleeing or evading police and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

  • Large Marijuana Bust in Upton

    LaRue County farmers were harvesting corn on Saturday, September 9 when they discovered more than corn in their field.

    LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Doug Sherrard said he received a call about marijuana plants that were discovered in a cornfield on Upton Talley Road outside of Upton. Once Sherrard arrived, he discovered 33 marijuana plants.

  • Jail Log - September, 13, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, September 1 to Friday, September 8, 2017.

    Gerald Gregory Puckett, 53 of Louisville was lodged for failure to comply with sex offender registration and for registered sex offender residence restrictions. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    Juan Salazar, 34, of Hodgenville was lodged for reckless driving, no operators license, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and display or possession of cancelled or fictitious operators license. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • State bridge damaged by DUI driver

    A state highway bridge in Hodgenville was damaged by a DUI driver who crashed into it on Monday, September 11.

    According to the police report, Pete Michael Turner Sherlock, 22, of Augusta, South Carolina was traveling east on north L and N Turnpike in a silver Dodge Ram truck when he reportedly lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the state highway bridge.

  • Jail Log - September 6, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, August 25 to Friday, September 1

    Robert Young, 33, of Magnolia was lodged for second degree disorderly conduct. He was later released from LCDC.

    Leonard Skaggs, 52, of Campbellsville was lodged for fourth degree assault. He was later released from LCDC.

    Anthony P. Schnyder, 43, of Hodgenville was lodged for second degree assault. He was later released from LCDC.

  • Jail Log - August 30, 2017

    Brandon Wayne Moore, 30, of Upton was lodged for second degree fleeing or evading police, disregarding a stop sign, second degree wanton endangerment, flagrant non support and persistent felony offender II.

    Joshua Wolford, 30, of Buffalo was lodged for speeding 26 MPH over the speed limit, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, possession of marijuana and having no registration receipt. He was later released from LCDC.