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Court/Criminal

  • Underwood to serve 15 years

    A Campbellsville man will serve 15 years in jail after pleading guilty to an amended count of second-degree assault.

    Jimmy Dean Underwood, 47, of Coakley Road, was charged Jan. 29 with first-degree assault; first-degree wanton endangerment; operating motor vehicle while license suspended for DUI, first offense; operating motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second offense; reckless driving; and possession of open container in vehicle.

  • Two Magnolia men charged in 'funeral burglaries'

     Kentucky State Police announced the arrest of three men in connection with two homes recently burglarized while families attended funerals.

    Michael S. Acord, 40, of Magnolia, was arrested Tuesday for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

    Timothy Terry, 40, of Vine Grove, was charged Tuesday with receiving stolen property over $500 and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

    James Gregory Parrett, 42, of Magnolia, was charged Thursday with receiving stolen property over $500 and possession of methamphetamine, second offense.

  • New laws go into effect July 12

    New laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly's 2012 regular session go into effect on July 12.

    The new laws mean copper thieves won’t be able to sell stolen materials for quick cash at recycling centers. Passengers in large vans will no longer be exempt from the state’s seat belt law. And meth producers will have a harder time getting large amounts of a key ingredient needed to make their illegal drugs.

  • KSP offers Citizen's Police Academy

    Kentucky State Police Post 04’s Citizen’s Police Academy will start Sept. 13 and be held every Thursday with a graduation held on Nov. 20. This year the academy will be held at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Room 112 of the Administration Building, 620 College Street Road, Elizabethtown.

  • FERO: A different kind of cop

     A Kentucky state trooper stands in the middle of an empty field. He’s wearing a thick, burlap-like suit that makes him look like a salmon-colored Michelin man in the hot sun. Any passer-by would wonder why he was wearing this strange outfit; that is, until they saw the snarling dog streaking across the grass towards him. The dog bounds into the air and latches its teeth onto the trooper’s arm, protected by the Michelin man suit.  

  • Court Briefs – June 20, 2012

     Court briefs

  • News of Record: DUI

    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.

  • Constable's case continued

     A criminal case involving a LaRue County constable hit a roadblock last week.

  • Teen charged in break-ins

    A teenager was charged last week with five burglaries, according to Hodgenville City Police.
    The juvenile is accused of breaking in a concession stand at LaRue County High School on May 21, June 1, 5 and 7, and taking candy bars and soft drinks, said Police Chief Steve Johnson.
    He is accused of breaking in the Alternative School on June 3 and removing one of the school’s computers. His image was captured on a surveillance camera.
    The juvenile allegedly confessed to the break-ins, Johnson said.
    The matter will be handled in juvenile court.

  • Grand Jury indicts four in June

    Several people were indicted June 18 by a LaRue County grand jury. They are:

    Jetto Dye (1983) of Hodgenville was indicted on one count of attempted first-degree rape (victim under 12); attempted murder; kidnapping; first-degree sexual abuse; and resisting arrest. The alleged offenses occurred on June 2 and 3. Bail was set at $500,000 cash. He is ordered to remain drug and alcohol free and observe a dusk-to-dawn curfew.
    Kentucky State Police investigated.
    Arraignment is set for July 2 in LaRue Circuit Court.