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Court/Criminal

  • KSP recognizes last surviving member of first cadet class

    As a member of Kentucky State Police Cadet Class #1 in 1948, Chester Potter was a ground floor witness to the birth and growth of an organization that would transform law enforcement in Kentucky. Recently, the 83-year-old Pikeville resident, who retired in 1975 as a lieutenant after 27 years on the force, recalled those early “trailblazing” days.

  • News of Record - March 5, 2014

     DUI

  • Sonora man charged with drug trafficking

     A Sonora man is facing drug trafficking charges after allegedly selling marijuana and hydrocodone to an informant.

    William J. Norman, 63, was charged with trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 ounces, second offense; trafficking in controlled substance; and trafficking in controlled substance, within 1,000 feet of a school by the LaRue County Sheriff’s office.

    Deputy Eric Williamson obtained a search warrant for Norman’s residence, according to court records. Norman lives in a camper on a relative’s property on Munfordville Road.

  • Court Briefs: March 5, 2014

    Declared a fugitive
    Joshua Jason Logsdon (1984) was declared a fugitive Feb. 3 in LaRue Circuit Court. He is charged with convicted felon in possession of a firearm, possession of marijuana and first-degree persistent felony offender.
     
    Failed to appear
    Joshua Aaron Murray (1990) failed to appear Feb. 3 in LaRue Circuit Court. A bench warrant was issued.
     
    Guilty plea

  • Student faces felony charge after bringing knife to school

    A LaRue County Middle School student faced criminal charges, as well as school discipline, after allegedly pulling a lock-blade knife on other students at school.
    Hodgenville Police Chief Steve Johnson said the student was “showing off” with the knife and “poked” a couple of students with it.
    No injuries were reported.
    The 13-or-14-year-old was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon on school property; wanton endangerment; and second-degree terroristic threatening. Two of the charges are class D felonies.

  • Appeal filed: City Hall documents remain sealed

     The attorney representing Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse and City Clerk/Treasurer MaDonna Hornback is fighting to keep confidential certain communications between his clients.

  • News of Record – DUI

     DUI

  • Two charged with drug trafficking

     Two people were charged with drug trafficking Feb. 21 in a joint investigation by the LaRue County Sheriff’s office and Hodgenville City Police.

  • Man charged with stabbing woman in leg

     A Hodgenville man was charged with first-degree assault and fleeing or evading police Sunday afternoon after he allegedly assaulted his wife.

  • Court Briefs - Feb. 26, 2014

      Misdemeanor plea entered

    Lenin Wieman Jr. (1962) entered a guilty plea Jan. 17 in LaRue Circuit Court to an amended charge of trafficking in marijuana (misdemeanor), possession of marijuana and buy or possession of drug paraphernalia. He was fined $210 and was sentenced to 12 months, suspended and probated.

     

    Final sentencing