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Court/Criminal

  • Nelson County Indictments - May 21, 2014

     The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court May 22.

  • Several indicted in Nelson County

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court May 22.

  • News of Record - May 14

     DUI

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in LaRue District Court: ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Program. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.

     

    DUI

  • Buffalo man sentenced to two years after police chase through Green County

     A Buffalo man faces two years in prison in connection with a high-speed automobile chase in October 2012 that began in LaRue County and ended on foot on Bucknersville Road.

  • Several indicted by LaRue grand jury

    Several people were indicted April 21 by a LaRue County grand jury.
    Jason Gabriel Brangers (1977) of Hodgenville, was charged with two counts of theft by deception and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.
    He is accused of obtaining property of another by passing checks in the amounts of $1,650 and $850 from a closed account. The alleged offenses occurred in November 2013.
    Bail was set at $5,000 cash only upon condition of dusk-to-dawn curfew, no violation of the penal code and no communication with employees of Lincoln National Bank.

  • Woman charged with possession of marijuana

    A Hodgenville woman was charged May 9 with possession of marijuana and use or possession of drug paraphernalia.
    Kristel Jankowski, 40, was involved in an argument with a family member and officers were dispatched to her home, according to Deputy Russell McCoy.
    The family member said the argument involved a “large quantity of marijuana” and brought out a sandwich-size plastic bowl full of weed and paraphernalia.
    Jankowski was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center and will be arraigned Wednesday in LaRue District Court.
     

  • Civil suit settled out of court

     A civil trial scheduled for April 28 was averted when the parties settled the case through mediation.

    Brandenburg Telephone Company filed a civil suit last year in an attempt to recoup expenses related to damage to a transformer.

    The suit named Timothy Yoder of Clarkson, Kevin Wilson of Falls of Rough and J.B. Hunt Transport.

    BTC claimed Yoder was operating Wilson’s log truck in a negligent manner on Nov. 7, 2011, near the intersection of Ky. 84 and U.S. 31-E. 

  • Prosecutors request details about City's informant

     Hodgenville Mayor Terry Cruse is facing legal battles on two fronts: He has been indicted of abuse of public trust for alleged misuse of the city’s gas card by a LaRue County grand jury. And, he has been accused of several violations of the city’s ethics ordinance including nepotism, giving himself unauthorized raises and using city funds as his own.

  • Juveniles to be charged with burglarizing church

    Two juveniles are being charged with burglarizing Barren Run Baptist Church.
    LaRue County Deputy Russell McCoy responded to a complaint of a broken window at the church on May 5. He learned that three boys had walked away from TLC, a facility that houses state agency children placed through the Cabinet for Families and Children, that day.
    Two of the boys had broken a window at the church and “went in and got a two-liter bottle of pop and left,” said McCoy. They allegedly returned to TLC afterwards. No further damage was discovered inside the church.

  • City police join 'Click It or Ticket' campaign

    Motorists who refuse to wear their seatbelts – beware. Hodgenville Police Department is joining the national Click It or Ticket seatbelt enforcement mobilization on May 19 to help save lives by cracking down on those who won’t buckle up.
    “As motorists take to the roads to celebrate the long Memorial Day weekend, we want to ensure that everyone arrives at their destination safe and sound,” said Chief Steve Johnson. “We’ll be out in force – day and night – prepared to ticket anyone not wearing a seatbelt.”