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Court/Criminal

  • About $10,000 damage reported at East Hardin Middle School

     Three Hardin County teens face burglary charges after they allegedly broke into East Hardin Middle School over the weekend, causing an estimated $10,000 in damages, police say.

    Two suspects are juveniles while Christopher Blaine, 18, of Glendale, was lodged at Hardin County Detention Center and later released on an unsecured bond Sunday night.

    All three face charges of second-degree burglary and first-degree criminal mischief, said Norman Chaffins, spokesman for Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

  • Text a tip: Report a crime

     The Kentucky State Police is initiating a new proactive program where citizens are now able to text confidential tips from their cell phone. The program, “Text a Tip,” is designed to report criminal activity, assist with neighborhood watch and serve as an additional resource for schools and college campuses.

  • Avis pleads not guilty to wanton endangerment

     Jason Avis, the man allegedly involved in a chase that resulted in the death of Hodgenville City Officer Mark Taulbee, had a short day in LaRue District Court Wednesday.

  • Glendale man charged with vandalism at East Hardin Middle School

     Kentucky State Police have arrested a Glendale man on charges of burglary and criminal mischief in connection with a break-in at East Hardin Middle School.

    KSP Post 4 received a call Sunday morning from the school’s assistant principal reporting a break-in and vandalism, police said. School staff identified Christopher Blaine, 18, of Glendale on security video. Several doors and windows were destroyed, police said, resulting in thousands of dollars in damage.

  • Eleven indicted by a grand jury

     Several people were indicted Sept. 17 by a LaRue County grand jury.

  • News of Record - Sept. 26, 2012

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  • News of Record - Sept. 26, 2012

      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.

  • Scammers trying to collect funds for officer's family

     The untimely death of a Hodgenville City Police officer has drawn attention from scammers.

  • Glendale man charged with statutory rape

     A Hardin County grand jury in August indicted a Glendale man facing six counts of statutory rape.

    Kevin D. Floyd, 23, is charged with six counts of third-degree rape, two counts of third-degree sodomy and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

    In total, he faces 10 Class D felony charges.

  • Kentucky State Police opened more than 80 cases in August

     The Kentucky State Police Post 04 in Elizabethtown covers eight counties: Hardin, Jefferson, Bullitt, Nelson, Meade, Breckinridge, LaRue and Grayson.

    For the month of August, Post 04 Troopers wrote a total of 1,689 citations: 69 drunk drivers, 556 speeders, 201 violators were charged for failure to wear a seatbelt, 15 citations were for failure to use a child restraint.

    KSP investigated 87 crashes and conducted 2,436 vehicle inspections. More than 800 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses.