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Court/Criminal

  • 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

  • White: 'Death penalty eligible case'

     A Radcliff man could be facing a death sentence if convicted of the murder of a young woman.

  • Underwood to serve 15 years

    A Campbellsville man will serve 15 years in jail after pleading guilty to an amended count of second-degree assault.

    Jimmy Dean Underwood, 47, of Coakley Road, was charged Jan. 29 with first-degree assault; first-degree wanton endangerment; operating motor vehicle while license suspended for DUI, first offense; operating motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second offense; reckless driving; and possession of open container in vehicle.

  • Two Magnolia men charged in 'funeral burglaries'

     Kentucky State Police announced the arrest of three men in connection with two homes recently burglarized while families attended funerals.

    Michael S. Acord, 40, of Magnolia, was arrested Tuesday for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

    Timothy Terry, 40, of Vine Grove, was charged Tuesday with receiving stolen property over $500 and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

    James Gregory Parrett, 42, of Magnolia, was charged Thursday with receiving stolen property over $500 and possession of methamphetamine, second offense.

  • New laws go into effect July 12

    New laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly's 2012 regular session go into effect on July 12.

    The new laws mean copper thieves won’t be able to sell stolen materials for quick cash at recycling centers. Passengers in large vans will no longer be exempt from the state’s seat belt law. And meth producers will have a harder time getting large amounts of a key ingredient needed to make their illegal drugs.

  • KSP offers Citizen's Police Academy

    Kentucky State Police Post 04’s Citizen’s Police Academy will start Sept. 13 and be held every Thursday with a graduation held on Nov. 20. This year the academy will be held at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Room 112 of the Administration Building, 620 College Street Road, Elizabethtown.

  • FERO: A different kind of cop

     A Kentucky state trooper stands in the middle of an empty field. He’s wearing a thick, burlap-like suit that makes him look like a salmon-colored Michelin man in the hot sun. Any passer-by would wonder why he was wearing this strange outfit; that is, until they saw the snarling dog streaking across the grass towards him. The dog bounds into the air and latches its teeth onto the trooper’s arm, protected by the Michelin man suit.  

  • Court Briefs – June 20, 2012

     Court briefs