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Court/Criminal

  • Police chief under investigation

     Another LaRue County official is under investigation.

  • Burglary charge to be heard by grand jury

    Joshua Ray Perkins, 34, of Buffalo, was charged May 25 with one count of second-degree burglary.

    According to court records, the alleged victims returned from a trip and noticed their garage door was open. During the investigation, officers spoke with Perkins. A black safe was found in the house that matched the description of one taken from the victims’ home. Xanax was also taken from the house.

  • Man charged with contacting child online

    A registered sex offender pleaded guilty in LaRue District Court to one count of contacting a juvenile through Facebook.

    Parker Wayne Meredith, 59, of Magnolia, was charged by Kentucky State Police with “sex offender, IM/chat/social network use. According to the arrest citation, Meredith obtained the Facebook account and contacted a 10-year-old girl. He used an email account he had listed with the sex offender registry.

    The incident occurred in April.

  • Court Briefs: May 28, 2014

    Sentence modified
    Atari Markeem Hardin (1982) was ordered to serve 75 additional days May 5 in LaRue Circuit Court after testimony was heard from the LaRue County Attorney’s Child Support Office.

    Costs and fees waived
    Costs and fees ($410) were waived May 5 for Adam Davy Lamoreaux in a child support case. Lamoreaux lives in Salt Lake City and the court determined it would cost more to transport him back to Kentucky.

    Declared a fugitive

  • Nelson County Indictments - May 21, 2014

     The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court May 22.

  • Several indicted in Nelson County

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court May 22.

  • News of Record - May 14

     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.

     

    DUI

  • Buffalo man sentenced to two years after police chase through Green County

     A Buffalo man faces two years in prison in connection with a high-speed automobile chase in October 2012 that began in LaRue County and ended on foot on Bucknersville Road.

  • Several indicted by LaRue grand jury

    Several people were indicted April 21 by a LaRue County grand jury.
    Jason Gabriel Brangers (1977) of Hodgenville, was charged with two counts of theft by deception and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.
    He is accused of obtaining property of another by passing checks in the amounts of $1,650 and $850 from a closed account. The alleged offenses occurred in November 2013.
    Bail was set at $5,000 cash only upon condition of dusk-to-dawn curfew, no violation of the penal code and no communication with employees of Lincoln National Bank.

  • Woman charged with possession of marijuana

    A Hodgenville woman was charged May 9 with possession of marijuana and use or possession of drug paraphernalia.
    Kristel Jankowski, 40, was involved in an argument with a family member and officers were dispatched to her home, according to Deputy Russell McCoy.
    The family member said the argument involved a “large quantity of marijuana” and brought out a sandwich-size plastic bowl full of weed and paraphernalia.
    Jankowski was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center and will be arraigned Wednesday in LaRue District Court.