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Court/Criminal

  • 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.

  • 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.