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Court/Criminal

  • Man accused of criminal abuse of baby

       A Hodgenville man was indicted in October by a LaRue County grand jury on a charge of first-degree criminal abuse of a baby.

      Charles Anthony Haire, 24, is accused of causing serious physical injury to a person under age 12 and subjecting the child to torture, cruel confinement or cruel punishment between Sept. 22 and 24.

      According to Kentucky State Police, a family member reported possible child abuse of a 1-year-old to an officer at Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

  • Court Briefs - Nov. 21, 2012

    Complicity

    Brandon Christopher Branham (1992) pleaded guilty to complicity, receiving stolen property over $300; and complicity, theft by unlawful taking over $300, Nov. 5 in LaRue Circuit Court. He was sentenced to five years, suspended, and credited for 28 days served. He was fined $410. Final sentencing held.

     

    Sentenced to five years

  • Jail letters seized in murder case

     More information has been released in the ongoing investigation of the apparent homicide of a Buffalo woman.

    Kentucky State Police obtained a warrant to seize letters from the LaRue County Detention Center believed to have been written by Abdullah Rahman White and Samantha J. Kolley.

    White, 36, of Radcliff, faces a murder charge in the Dec. 30, 2011 death of 28-year-old Kristie Lynne Allen.

  • Gribbins indicted for murder

     The Marion County grand jury handed down two indictments for murder Monday.

    Dewayne Shipp, 49, of 83 Webster Way in McDaniels was indicted for murder and for possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

    According to the indictment, on or about Nov. 14, Shipp intentionally engaged in conduct that caused the death of Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Anthony Rakes.

    No bond was set in this case.

    Shipp is being held at the infirmary at the Kentucky State Reformatory.

  • COURT BRIEFS - Nov. 14, 2012

     Violation of probation

  • Woman charged with unlawful transaction with a minor

     A Buffalo woman was charged Oct. 5 with third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor and third-degree sodomy.

    Haley Glass, 22, is accused of having unlawful contact with a 15-year-old boy in July. The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office served the arrest warrant.

    She was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center on $9,500 unsecured bond.

    She was arraigned Oct. 31 in LaRue District Court. Probable cause was found for the case to be heard by a grand jury.

    She is ordered to have no contact with the complaining witness.

  • Bar owner charged with murder

      The owner of Raywick Bar and Grill, Chris Gribbins, 46, of Hodgenville has been arrested and charged with murder and second-degree assault following a shooting in Raywick Friday, Nov. 9.

  • Circuit judges attend college

     Chief Circuit Court Judge Charles C. Simms III and Circuit Court Judge John David “Jack” Seay, who serve Hart, LaRue and Nelson Counties), participated in the 2012 Kentucky Circuit Judges College Oct. 29-31 in Lexington. The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program for the state’s Circuit Court judges. The event included 19.25 hours of continuing education credit for the judges.

  • Man charged with trafficking in crack cocaine

     While Hodgenville City Officer Eddie Dockery was patrolling Nov. 5, he spotted a vehicle parked on a dead-end street in front of an empty house.

    He knew the house on Thurman-Henley Hill was being remodeled and the 2000 black Pontiac Sunfire looked out of place.

    The person inside the car spotted the policeman, jumped out of the car and “took off running,” according to Police Chief Steve Johnson.

  • Teens charged after altercation at school

     A pair of teens face alcohol and weapons charges after an altercation that occurred Oct. 30.