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Court/Criminal

  • New Haven man shot by officer

     A 61-year-old New Haven man, John Hagan, was shot at 2125 Monks Road Thursday afternoon in an incident involving a law enforcement officer.

    The shooting was apparently related to a neighbor dispute that Nelson County Dispatch reported at 2:46 p.m. According to the dispatch log, the officer who responded was Michael Watts.

    According to a press release by Norman Chaffins, a spokesman for the Kentucky State Police, state troopers received a call at 2:57 p.m. for backup for a Nelson County deputy sheriff who requested assistance.

  • Court Briefs - August 2012

     Revocation of probation

  • Hodgenville man faces drug charges in Nelson

     Two men were indicted on drug charges Aug. 12 by a Nelson County grand jury.

  • Cox, Henderson face trafficking charges in Hardin County

     Three men were arrested Wednesday on charges related to methamphetamine after investigators witnessed an apparent drug transaction in an Elizabethtown restaurant parking lot.

  • Pot found in 'secret grow room'

     A Lyons Station man was charged Friday with operating an indoor marijuana grow at his residence. 

  • More meth: Active lab found on Castleman Road

     August has brought on a spate of methamphetamine-related arrests in LaRue and surrounding counties.

  • Court Briefs - Aug. 29, 2012

    Revocation of probation
    Probation was revoked of Paul Edward Edlin Jr. (1974) at an Aug. 7 hearing.

    Declared a fugitive

    Samantha Gail Hoffman (1981) was declared a fugitive Aug. 7 after missing a court appearance. She is charged with failure to report change in order to receive benefits.

    Failed to appear
    Ben E. Poore (1964) failed to appear Aug. 7 in LaRue Circuit Court. A bench warrant was issued and he was declared a fugitive.

    Final sentencing

  • Men face trafficking charges

     Three men were arrested Wednesday on charges related to methamphetamine after investigators witnessed an apparent drug transaction in an Elizabethtown restaurant parking lot.

    Richard Brandon Tyler Cox, 26, of Munfordville, and Allen Wade Henderson, 31, of Sonora, face charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – methamphetamine. Harry L. Jones, 50, of Radcliff is charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Suspected meth lab also yields road signs

    Two people were arrested last Friday in connection with methamphetamine production in Hodgenville.

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s office received a call at approximately 3 p.m. Friday afternoon from Carol Routte, age 48, regarding a possible domestic violence situation on Herbert Howell Rd. with boyfriend Roberto Gonzalez, 49.

  • Robbery suspect shot by officer

    A Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer shot a suspect in a Sonora truck stop robbery early Sunday morning in Jefferson County after police said the man displayed a firearm.