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Court/Criminal

  • Teen charged in break-ins

    A teenager was charged last week with five burglaries, according to Hodgenville City Police.
    The juvenile is accused of breaking in a concession stand at LaRue County High School on May 21, June 1, 5 and 7, and taking candy bars and soft drinks, said Police Chief Steve Johnson.
    He is accused of breaking in the Alternative School on June 3 and removing one of the school’s computers. His image was captured on a surveillance camera.
    The juvenile allegedly confessed to the break-ins, Johnson said.
    The matter will be handled in juvenile court.

  • Grand Jury indicts four in June

    Several people were indicted June 18 by a LaRue County grand jury. They are:

    Jetto Dye (1983) of Hodgenville was indicted on one count of attempted first-degree rape (victim under 12); attempted murder; kidnapping; first-degree sexual abuse; and resisting arrest. The alleged offenses occurred on June 2 and 3. Bail was set at $500,000 cash. He is ordered to remain drug and alcohol free and observe a dusk-to-dawn curfew.
    Kentucky State Police investigated.
    Arraignment is set for July 2 in LaRue Circuit Court.

  • Third person nabbed in burglary

    A third person has been charged in connection with a burglary that allegedly occurred in April.
    Robert Luis Grant, 34, of Leitchfield, was charged with second-degree burglary by Kentucky State Police and arraigned June 20 in LaRue District Court.
    The warrant was served to Grant in the Grayson County Detention Center where he was being held on misdemeanor charges.

  • Dye indicted for attempted rape, attempted murder of child

    A LaRue County grand jury on June 18 indicted a Hodgenville man on four felony counts after he allegedly abducted and attempted to rape a 10-year-old girl in a wooded area, before trying to snap her neck.
    Jetto Dye, 28, is scheduled to be arraigned July 2 in LaRue Circuit Court. He faces felony charges for kidnapping, attempted murder, attempted first-degree rape (victim under age 12) and first-degree sexual abuse. He also faces a misdemeanor charge for resisting arrest.
    A LaRue Circuit judge has set bail at $500,000.

  • Murder trial postponed

     The trial for Abdullah Rahman White, who faces a murder charge in the death of 28-year-old Kristie Lynne Allen, has been postponed.

  • Court Briefs – June 20, 2012

    Comply or serve

    Christopher Cline was found in contempt May 21 in a civil case in LaRue Circuit Court. He was ordered to serve 179 days or comply with several terms dealing with transfer of auto, provide wage documentation and pay attorney fees.

     

    Case dismissed

    The case Livingston Financial LLC vs. Angela French was dismissed without prejudice May 21 in LaRue Circuit Court as no one appeared.

     

    Failed to appear

  • Indictments – May 2012

     Several people were indicted May 21 by a LaRue County grand jury.

  • Man charged with assault

     A Hodgenville man was charged last week with two counts of fourth-degree assault and wanton endangerment.

  • Click It or Ticket results in numerous tickets, arrests

     Hodgenville City Police concluded the 15-day Click It or Ticket campaign on June 3.

  • Dye's bond set at $500,000 cash

     A Hodgenville man charged with attempted murder and sexual abuse of a child was held two days last week at the LaRue County Detention Center under $500,000 cash bond. He was later transferred to Kentucky State Reformatory.