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Court/Criminal

  • Jail inmates, deputy, charged with promoting contraband

    A former LaRue County deputy jailer is facing charges of promoting contraband at the jail.
    Ramona Young, 33, of Hodgenville has been charged with first-degree official misconduct and second-degree promoting contraband after allegedly providing tobacco products to an inmate, according to Hodgenville City Police Chief Steve Johnson.
    Two inmates, Charles Corcoran, 26, of Virginia, and Jeffrey Purdam, 34, of Magnolia, are facing related charges, Johnson said.

  • Ex-deputy charged with theft of dirt bike

     A former LaRue County Deputy Sheriff is facing a pair of felonies and a misdemeanor.

  • Man suspected in theft of checks, jewelry

    A Bardstown man is suspected of forging thousands of dollars in checks and selling jewelry from a Hodgenville burglary.

    Stuart Brent Kirtley, 30, was arrested Tuesday, April 16 after a Cox’s Creek man complained his checkbook had been stolen the day before.

    According to a press release, Bardstown Police discovered that 12 checks had been forged. Eleven were cashed for a total of $4,255.

    Bardstown Police recovered the stolen checkbook.

  • COURT BRIEFS - April 18, 2012

     Guilty plea, 12 months recommended sentence

  • Kolley's bond lowered to $15,000 cash

    Bond was lowered Monday for Samantha JoDale Kolley, the Elizabethtown woman who was seen fleeing the scene of an apparent homicide in Buffalo on Dec. 30.
    Kolley, 19, who has been indicted by a LaRue County grand jury on a charge of theft by unlawful taking - auto, and complicity, is accused of taking a 2007 Toyota Camry owned by the victim, 28-year-old Kristie Lynne Allen.

  • New Haven man charged with arson

    A man allegedly doused a New Haven house in gasoline and threatened to set it on fire during a domestic dispute Tuesday night.

    Jonathan Jeffires, 24, reportedly fled when New Haven Police Officer K.C. Holbert arrived at 390 N. First St. around 7:34 p.m., running in the direction of Second Street.

    “He was standing in the middle of the street when I got there and had a knife in his hand. When I got there he dropped the knife and took off,” Holbert said. “I had a good visual on him the whole time and was catching up to him.”

  • Court Briefs - April 12, 2012

     Paroled

  • News of Record - April 12, 2012

    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.

  • Former firefighter receives diverted sentence

    A former LaRue County firefighter was ordered to make restitution to the volunteer fire department after he pleaded guilty to taking a breathing apparatus from a fire scene.
    According to an arrest warrant filed by Deputy Brian Smith on July 22, 2011, Larry Michael Morgan, 26, of Hodgenville, took a MSA M7 Firehawk self-contained breathing apparatus valued at $4,500 from the scene of a LaRue County fire on Feb. 1, 2010.

  • Men charged with trafficking in marijuana

     Two men were charged April 6 with trafficking in marijuana.