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Court/Criminal

  • Hodgenville man sentenced to five years

     Jason Clay Sanders, 41, Hodgenville, was sentenced in Nelson Circuit Court last week to five years in prison for seven counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

    He was granted probation for a period of five years following set conditions, including having no contact with witnesses.

  • Nelson County indictments

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury.  They are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court July 19.

  • 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.

  • COURT BRIEFS - July 11, 2011

     Failed to appear

  • Cameras make difference in prosecution of cases

     Fighting crime has gotten a little easier in LaRue County in the past year, thanks to the purchase of small video recorders that are clipped onto officers’ uniforms. 

  • Buffalo Bank robber at large

     Kentucky State Police and the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a robbery that occurred about 12:50 p.m. Friday at Bank of Buffalo in Buffalo.

  • Logsdon faces drug charges

    Terry Ray Logsdon, 28, was charged July 2 with first degree possession of controlled substance, unspecified; buy or possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of marijuana by the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office.

    He was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center under $9,500 bond. He will be arraigned July 11 in LaRue District Court.

  • New Haven men booked on meth charges

     A routine traffic stop led police to arrest two New Haven men who were allegedly in possession of narcotics.

    According to a press release, Det. Lynn Davis watched Charles E. Brothers, 35, New Haven, attempt to buy pseudoephedrine at Walgreens in Bardstown Thursday.

    The purchase was reportedly prevented because of his monthly limitations of pseudoephedrine purchases.

    Davis, who was in the store on unrelated business, followed Brothers and observed him enter a white pick-up truck that was operated by Brent E. Miller, 33, New Haven.

  • Victims recover many items from 'funeral burglaries'

     After months of distress and anger over the ransacking of her Sonora home and violation of her personal life as tragedy erupted around her, Normaline Skees felt elation Friday as she reflected on the arrest of suspects tied to the burglary.

  • COURT BRIEFS - July 4, 2012

    Guilty plea
    Nayland Dundee English (1980) pleaded guilty June 18 in LaRue Circuit Court to one count of flagrant nonsupport and second-degree persistent felony offender. Recommended sentence is five years to be enhanced to eight years. Pre-sentencing investigation ordered. Final sentencing is July 16.

    Guilty plea