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Court/Criminal

  • 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.

  • Woman may face charges after attempting to run over officers

    A Buffalo woman may face charges after she allegedly drove a vehicle into a LaRue County constable’s cruiser and attempted to run over two officers.

    The woman’s name has not been released by officers as the case remains under investigation.

  • Nelson County Indictments

     The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury.

  • PHOTO: Donation to Kentucky State Police

  • Three indicted on drug charges

     Three Upton residents were indicted July 16 by a LaRue County grand jury on various drug offenses.

  • COURT BRIEFS: July 25, 2012

    Ordered to serve sentence

    Ben E. Poore (1964) was ordered to serve his sentence in a 2006 case of criminal possession of a forged instrument. The judge noted “defendant provided no excuse.”

     

    Charges dismissed

  • Former deputy jailer pleads guilty to promoting contraband

    A former LaRue County deputy jailer pleaded guilty to a charge of promoting contraband at the jail and first-degree official misconduct.

    Ramona Young, 33, of Hodgenville, admitted to providing tobacco products to an inmate in LaRue District Court.

    Young was sentenced to 60 days, 54 days suspended, probated for two years, according to court records. She was allowed to serve her six-day sentence in the Hardin County Detention Center.

    She was fined $153 but costs and fees were waived, according to court records.

  • Nine indicted by grand jury

    Nine people were indicted July 16 by a LaRue County grand jury on various offenses.

    Susan A. Smith (1960) of Upton was charged with one count each of manufacturing methamphetamine and complicity; first-degree possession of a controlled substance and complicity; and possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity.

    She is accused of committing the offenses on June 30, acting alone or in concert with Ashley Harpool and Andrew Wooden.

    Bond was set at $50,000 cash only on condition of curfew and no communication with co-defendants.

  • Court Briefs - JULY 2012

     Ordered to serve sentence

    Ben E. Poore (1964) was ordered to serve his sentence in a 2006 case of criminal possession of a forged instrument. The judge noted “defendant provided no excuse.”

     

    Sentenced to five years, must serve 120 days