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Court/Criminal

  • KSP searching for alleged car thief

     Kentucky State Police in Bowling Green are asking for the public's help to find a man suspected of stealing cars.

    According to a news release from the KSP post in Bowling Green, police are looking for 33-year-old Thomas Upton from Glasgow. Upton is described as a white male with blue eyes and brown hair, 6'1", and weighs about 190 pounds.

    KSP officials say Upton is a suspect in as many as eight auto thefts throughout Barren, Hart, LaRue and Warren Counties. He is believed to be armed and extremely dangerous. 

  • Final sentencing held in voyeurism case

    Final sentencing was held Jan. 9 for an Adair County man accused of videotaping a young girl at his LaRue County home in 2011.
    James Orley Absher, 50, will serve five years after pleading guilty to six counts of promoting a minor in a sexual performance; and six counts of voyeurism.
    According to court records, Absher moved to Elizabethtown from Hodgenville in December 2011.
    Kentucky State Police began an investigation after a juvenile found a camera hidden in a tissue box on the bathroom sink in Absher’s home.

  • Man charged with theft after taking money meant for sick child

    A former LaRue County man was charged Monday in Bullitt County with taking money intended for a sick child.
    Kyle T. Nunn, 30, of Louisville, is accused of pocketing $9,000 from a restaurant and a foundation set up to assist with Addilyn Roberts’ medical bills. The formal charge is theft by deception.
    According to an arrest warrant, Nunn contacted the manager of Baxter’s 942 Bar & Grill, requesting $6,000 to organize a concert with country singer Jason Aldean. The proceeds would go toward the 3-year-old’s medical care.

  • Civil suit settled against officer

    A civil suit filed against a former Hodgenville City officer was dismissed last month in LaRue Circuit Court before going to trial.
    Jody Riggs filed the suit against Robert Brownfield and Kentucky Farm Bureau in 2012. He claimed he was involved in a vehicular accident on March 27, 2010, on South Lincoln Boulevard, Hodgenville.
    Riggs’ vehicle was rear-ended by a 2001 Chevrolet cruiser driven by Brownfield.
    Riggs asked for past and future medical expenses.
    Circuit Judge Jack Seay signed the agreed order of dismissal with prejudice.
     

  • Six indicted by grand jury

      Six people were indicted Jan. 14 by a LaRue County grand jury.

    Joshua Jason Logsdon (1984) of Sonora was charged with possession of firearm by convicted felon; possession of marijuana; and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

    He allegedly possessed on Oct. 24, 2013, a shotgun, after having been previously convicted of a felony.

    Bond was set at $25,000 cash only.

    Kentucky State Police investigated.

    Joey Sallee (1982) of Hodgenville was charged with theft by unlawful taking.

  • Judge Seay attends Fall Judge's College

    Circuit Court Judge John David “Jack” Seay, who represents LaRue, Hart and Nelson counties, participated in the 2013 Circuit Judges Fall College Nov. 18-20 in Lexington. The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program for the state’s circuit judges.

  • New Haven man faces several charges

    Charles Dale Harris, 23, of New Haven, was charged with buy or possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence, fleeing or evading police and alcohol intoxication by Hodgenville City Police.

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  • New Haven residents indicted for meth

    Two New Haven residents have been indicted on several felony and misdemeanor charges after they allegedly manufactured methamphetamine in front of three juveniles.

  • Man charged with theft of tractor

    A Hodgenville man was charged Jan. 14 with numerous counts – including theft of a tractor.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 received a call about 4:38 p.m. Jan. 14 about a man running down U.S. 62 in Stephensburg, according to Trooper Jeff Gregory.

    “The caller stated that the man said that someone was chasing him,” said Gregory in a release.

    Troopers were dispatched to the area but were unable to locate the man.