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Court/Criminal

  • Man accused of throwing hammer at truck

     Larry S. Williams, 62, of Hodgenville was charged Nov. 29 with first-degree criminal mischief, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and second-degree terroristic threatening.

  • News of Record - Dec. 5, 2012

     DUI

  • NEWS OF RECORD: Property Transfers, Dec. 5, 2012

     Jerry W. England and Chrisanna L. England to Bobby D. England and Lissa England, tract 4A containing 5.57 acres of Virginia Cruse agricultural division, $14,500

    JQS LLC to James Q. Shaw Sr. and Patrick Burd, lot 2 of Carrie B. Patterson Estate Subdivision, $62,072.46

    Helping Hands Housing LLC to David Sanders and Mona Sanders, property at 269 East High St., Upton, $10, FMV $11,000

    Kennie Akers and Elizabeth Akers to Dewey McCarol, property on Mount Sherman Road, Magnolia, $130,000

  • New Hope man accepts plea agreement

    A New Hope man who killed a man will spend time in prison after plea-bargaining in mediation.

    David Jerome Willett, 28, of New Hope, was initially charged with murder and second-degree persistent felony offender.

    On Dec. 2, 2010, Willett stabbed Eric Douglas Stallard multiple times, killing him, according to court documents.

  • Nelson Circuit Court Briefs

     • Charles Edward Brothers, 36, of New Haven, was sentenced to three years in prison for one count of complicity to first-degree possession of a controlled substance, five years in prison for one count of intent to manufacture and 12 months in jail for complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia. He was granted probation for a period of five years following set conditions including good behavior, serve six days in jail and report to a probation officer as directed. Brothers possessed methamphetamine, had intent to manufacture it and possessed drug paraphernalia.

  • E'town man charged with trafficking in marijuana

     An Elizabethtown man faces several charges after he allegedly fled from an officer trying to make a traffic stop.

  • Several indicted in November

     Several people were indicted Nov. 19 by a LaRue County grand jury.

  • Prosecutors file motion to pursue death penalty against White

    Prosecutors in the case against Abdullah White, a Radcliff man charged in the killing of a Buffalo woman nearly 11 months ago, have filed a motion to pursue the death penalty.

    In a motion filed Nov. 15, the LaRue County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office laid out three aggravating circumstances to pursue the death penalty in the case.

    According to Kentucky State Police, White suffocated Kristie L. Allen, 28, on Dec. 30 in a Buffalo residence where she was house-sitting while he and his co-defendant, Samantha J. Kolley, were committing a burglary.

  • Avis indicted by grand jury, charged with wanton murder

    A Vine Grove man charged with leading a Hodgenville police officer on a fatal vehicle pursuit was indicted Monday with a charge of wanton murder.

    Jason L. Avis, 29, originally was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment and first-degree fleeing or evading police when Kentucky State Police arrested him Sept. 16.

    In addition to those charges, the LaRue County grand jury indicted him on charges of wanton murder, leaving the scene of an accident and first-degree persistent felony offense.

  • Man charged with trafficking marijuana

     A Hodgenville man faces several drug charges after he was arrested last week at his home on Sonora Road.

    LaRue County Deputy Eric Williamson received a tip Nov. 13 about possible drug activity at the residence of Brian Clyde Thompson, 39. When he investigated, he reportedly found several illegal items including “a grocery bag full of marijuana,” joints, pipes, scales, two rifles and a handgun.

    Williamson said a powdery residue found field-tested as methamphetamine.