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Court/Criminal

  • Kentucky State Police opened more than 80 cases in August

     The Kentucky State Police Post 04 in Elizabethtown covers eight counties: Hardin, Jefferson, Bullitt, Nelson, Meade, Breckinridge, LaRue and Grayson.

    For the month of August, Post 04 Troopers wrote a total of 1,689 citations: 69 drunk drivers, 556 speeders, 201 violators were charged for failure to wear a seatbelt, 15 citations were for failure to use a child restraint.

    KSP investigated 87 crashes and conducted 2,436 vehicle inspections. More than 800 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses.

  • Hardin County's most wanted found in LaRue

     A Hodgenville man was charged last week with flagrant non-support, according to LaRue County Deputy Brian Smith.

  • Perjury and heroin equal seven years for couple

     Two people pleaded guilty Thursday in LaRue Circuit Court to multiple drug charges and perjury.

  • COURT BRIEFS - September 2012

     Guilty plea

    Brandon Christopher Branham (1992) pleaded guilty Aug. 20 in LaRue Circuit Court to complicity, receiving stolen property, over $300; and complicity, theft by deception, include cold checks over $300.  Recommended sentence is five years to run concurrently for a total of five years. Commonwealth attorney recommends probation. Final sentencing is Oct. 1. Defendant to be transported for final sentencing.

     

    Probation revoked

  • Hardin County's 'most wanted' arrested

     A Hodgenville man was charged last week with flagrant non-support, according to LaRue County Deputy Brian Smith.

    Jeffrey M. Aubrey, 34, had eluded law enforcement for more than a year. He was found “hiding in a closet” in a residence on Thompson Hill Road, Smith said.

    Officers served several Hardin County warrants on Thompson including probation violations.

    Aubrey owes $9,205.88 in arrears as of Aug. 31, according to court records.

  • Seven indicted by grand jury

     Seven people were indicted Aug. 20 on various charges by a LaRue County grand jury.

    Jamie Lee Bush(1976) of Hodgenville was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and complicity; possession of a controlled substance and complicity; possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity; and possession of prescription not in a proper container and complicity.

    The alleged offenses occurred Aug. 3. Bush is accused of acting alone or in concert with Robert Yarman and Dustin Stridling.

  • 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.