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Court/Criminal

  • White to be assigned a public defender

    Abdullah Rahman White, the Radcliff man charged with the 2011 murder of Kristie Lynne Allen, is getting a new attorney.
    Josian Passalacqua of Frankfort, White’s attorney for about a year, said his client is out of funds to pay for a private attorney and requested to withdraw as counsel.
    LaRue Circuit Judge Jack Seay said White is entitled to Chapter 31 funding (state money for his defense) as he is indigent and he would appoint White a public defender.

  • Teen on four-wheeler causes problems for city police

    Law agencies spent part of Monday “chasing” a juvenile who allegedly stole a four-wheeler and drove it around Hodgenville while intoxicated.
    Chief Steve Johnson said he was called to “check on” the child early Monday at LaRue County High School. The teen was determined to be intoxicated through a breathalyzer and was checked out of school by a parent.

  • Three men indicted for Nelson burglaries

    Three Indiana men suspected of burglarizing three Nelson County businesses in the span of one hour in February have been indicted.

    Joshua C. Johnson, 38, Daniel C. Stovall, 42, and Billy D. Roach, 31, all of Indianapolis, were indicted on three charges of third degree burglary, three charges of complicity to third degree burglary, three charges of second degree criminal mischief and three charges of complicity to second degree criminal mischief by the Nelson County Grand Jury Wednesday. 

  • News of Record - Property Transfers - April 3, 2013

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

  • News of Record - DUI - April 3, 2013

     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.

  • Court Briefs - April 3, 2013

    Flagrant non-support

  • Student charged with taking cash, credit card from principal

     A student at The Life Connection pleaded guilty last week to taking cash and a credit card from the principal at the school.

  • Deputy cleared in fatal shooting

     A LaRue County grand jury failed Monday to indict Sheriff’s Deputy James Eric Williamson in the fatal shooting of a Magnolia man.

  • Two indicted by Nelson grand jury

     The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court April 4, 2013.

    • Tara Seward, 23, New Hope, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. On or about Jan. 15, Seward allegedly possessed methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Bail was set at $5,000 cash only, plus conditions.

  • Inmate to serve another year for promoting contraband

     A LaRue County Jail inmate will have an extended stay at the detention center after pleading guilty March 18 to a charge of first-degree promoting contraband.

    David Allen Cockerham, 30, formerly of Erlanger, was sentenced to one year and fined $385 on the contraband charge in LaRue Circuit Court. He was sentenced to three months on a charge of possession of synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines (synthetic marijuana).

    Court costs were waived.

    A charge of persistent felony offender was dismissed.