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Court/Criminal

  • Dye sentenced to 30 years

     Jetto Dye, 29, was sentenced Monday to 30 years on charges of kidnapping, attempted murder and the attempted rape of a 10-year-old girl.

    Dye admitted in LaRue Circuit Court to taking a sleeping child from his residence into a wooded area behind his house on River Road and attempting to rape her. Dye admitted also to attempting to choke her when she resisted the sexual assault.

  • New Haven man indicted by grand jury

    Charles Justin Johnson, 24, of New Haven, was indicted on several counts by a Nelson County grand jury.

    He is charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon (two counts), receiving stolen property (firearm) (two counts) and being a persistent felony offender.

    Sometime between Nov. 21 and Dec. 7, Johnson allegedly possessed a Springfield .45-caliber automatic pistol and a Remington semi-automatic rifle after having been previously convicted of a felony. Bail was set at $9,500 cash only, plus conditions.

  • News of Record - Jan. 2, 2013

     Marriages

  • O'Bryan enters Alford plea

     A New Haven woman entered an Alford plea to an amended charge of prescription not in original container in LaRue District Court.

  • Court Briefs - Jan. 2, 2013

     Plead guilty to misdemeanor

  • Man charged with theft of tractor weights

     A Lyons Station man was charged in December with theft by unlawful taking or disposition of farm equipment.

    According to court records, Mike Underwood, 43, of Kings Road, is accused of taking tractor weights from a LaRue County farm. The property owner noticed several missing (four John Deere weights, one International weight and two Case weights) and checked with a Hart County recycling business to see if they had been sold there.

    Underwood’s name was allegedly on the tickets, according to records. The weights are valued at about $1,033.20.

  • Woman enters Alford plea to charge of theft by unlawful taking

     A Buffalo woman entered an Alford plea to two counts of theft by unlawful taking under $500 on Dec. 17 in LaRue Circuit Court.

  • Several indicted by grand jury

     Four people were indicted Dec. 17 by a LaRue County grand jury on methamphetamine charges.

  • Napper sentenced to eight years

     A Magnolia man was sentenced to serve eight years after pleading guilty to numerous charges in LaRue Circuit Court. 

  • New Haven man indicted for rape

     A New Haven man who was arrested and charged with first-degree rape and second-degree escape last month was indicted on those charges and his arraignment set for Dec. 20 in Nelson Circuit Court.

    Matthew Cody Losey, 19, of New Haven, was reportedly at a North Aspen Street residence where the victim accused Losey of rape shortly after midnight Nov. 20, according to a Bardstown Police Department press release.

    A witness caught Losey in the sexual act, police said.