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Court/Criminal

  • Burglary reported at Lawson's Flowers

    Hodgenville City Police are investigating a reported break-in that occurred late July 10 or early July 11 at Lawson’s Flowers on Lincoln Boulevard.
    Owner Kayla Rock said someone used a pry bar to break in a side door. After making entry, the suspects damaged items in the shop and “ransacked” it.
    The perpetrators took electronics, cash, documents, and a pair of firearms, Rock said. They even adjusted the screensaver on her computer so it would be darker in the store.

  • Judge Jeff S. Taylor to serve on Kentucky Judicial Ethics Committee

    Judge Jeff S. Taylor of Owensboro has been selected by his peers on the Court of Appeals to serve on the Kentucky Judicial Ethics Committee.

    Taylor is one of three judges chosen statewide to serve on the Committee along with two attorney representatives chosen by the Kentucky Bar Association. The Committee regularly reviews the Code of Judicial Conduct and provides advisory opinions to the 283 justices and judges of the Court of Justice located throughout Kentucky regarding judicial acts and conduct.

  • Hodgenville man leads police on chase

    A Hodgenville man has been arrested and charged after he led police officers on a chase.

    Thomas A. Cummings Jr., 34, of 559 Kirkpatrick Ave., was arrested Wednesday, July 4, at 8:59 p.m.

    According to Cummings' arrest citation, Kentucky State Police troopers attempted to stop him on KY 210.

    To avoid troopers, court records state, Cummings drove as speeds of 100 to 110 mph and passed other vehicles in a dangerous and reckless manner.

    Records state that, when stopped, Cummings refused to exit his vehicle and resisted arrest.

  • 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

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  • 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.