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Court/Criminal

  • Case against former deputy jailer passed to grand jury

    A former LaRue County Deputy Jailer had her case passed on to the LaRue County Grand Jury last week.

    Kathleen Frye, 42, of New Haven appeared in LaRue County District Court on Wednesday, June 14. She is charged with second degree official misconduct and tampering with public records.

    The charges against Frye stemmed from an incident on April 2, 2017 when Frye transported 27-year-old Brittany Zabala to Hardin Memorial Hospital for treatment. At the time, Zabala was 15 weeks pregnant.

  • Court Briefs

    Jordan L. Canter failed to appear and had a bench warrant issued for his arrest.

    Jacobi Caven appeared for a parole violation and he agreed to complete in-patient treatment. His case was continued to June 19 at 9 a.m. in LaRue County Circuit Court.

    Danielle L. Estepp failed to appear and had a bench warrant issued for her arrest.

    Kelton Simon Ford had his case continued to June 19 at 9 a.m. in LaRue County Circuit Court. He is charged with first degree sexual abuse.

  • Jail log

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, June 2 to Friday, June 9

    Deelia Chandler, 34, of Hodgenville, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia.

    William Joseph Embry, 59, Hodgenville, possession of a firearm by convicted felon, failure to notify address change to department of transportation.

  • Cocaine found in man cave

    LaRue County Sheriff’s Deputies found cocaine while investigating a domestic dispute at a Hodgenville residence on June 8.

  • Man arrested on marijuana trafficking

    A traffic stop led to the arrest of a Hodgenville man, by LaRue County Sheriff’s Office, for trafficking in Marijuana.

    LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Nick Pruitt initially pulled over Hunter James Smith, 20, of Hodgenville, for a burned out tail light. While talking to Smith, Pruitt stated he could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Pruitt asked Smith if he “had anything illegal in the vehicle,” Smith allegedly stated he didn’t. When Pruitt questioned further, Smith reportedly admitted that he had a marijuana pipe in the console.

  • Reckless driving complaint leads to trafficking arrest

    A New Haven man was arrested on multiple charges after the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint of reckless driving on Saturday morning, June 10.

  • Jail Log - June 7, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, May 26 to Friday, June 2

    Chadren Wayne Frisby, 38, of Hodgenville was charged with disregarding stop sign, no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure to register motor vehicle, operating on a suspended or revoked license, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was later released from LCDC.

  • Court briefs - May 31, 2017

    Annabelle R. Carlen had her charges dismissed with prejudice. She was charged with complicity of a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, complicity of first degree possession of a controlled substance, complicity of cultivation of marijuana five plants or more, complicity of drug paraphernalia, complicity of possession of marijuana and first degree persistent felony offender.

  • Jail Log - May 31

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, May 19 to Friday, May 26.

    Ladonna Nichole Scott, 28, of Buffalo was arrested on a parole violation. She remains lodged in LCDC.

    Loyd W. Sadler, 58, of Upton was charged with first degree criminal abuse and local county violations. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    Lora L. Sadler, 54, of Upton was charged with first degree criminal abuse and local county violations. She remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Jail log - May 24, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, May 12 to Friday, May 19

    Terry G. Bowen, 24, of Magnolia, arrested on a warrant.

    Gregory Bryan Drejka, 26, of Vine Grove, disregarding stop sign, no operators moped license, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, failure to produce an insurance card, giving officer false name or address.

    Anthony P. Schnyder, 43, of Hodgenville, arrested on a warrant.

    Steven T. Edlin, 43, of Raywick, arrested on a warrant.