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Court/Criminal

  • 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.

  • Hovious to serve 20 years for IGA robberies

    A Hodgenville man was sentenced to 20 years after pleading guilty to a pair of robberies at a local convenience store.
    Bradley Hovious, 31, pleaded guilty in March in LaRue Circuit Court to an amended count of second-degree robbery of IGA Express on Lincoln Boulevard in November 2011.
    Hodgenville City Police said Hovious, wearing a blue bandana over his face, robbed a store clerk at knifepoint. He walked outside where he was promptly arrested by an officer who had been tipped off to the suspect’s suspicious activity.

  • Court Briefs - April 4, 2012

     Failed to report

  • Sheriff's office warns of 'grandparents scam'

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a pair of suspicious phone calls to local residents asking for them to wire funds out of state.
    The “grandparents scam” targets the elderly, according to Chief Deputy Russell McCoy.
     “What they’re doing is calling and acting like one of their grandchildren has gotten in trouble and needing money,” said McCoy.

  • Upton yields three meth arrests

    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office made three methamphetamine-related arrests last week in the Upton area.
    Johnny Wood, 60, of 241 Memory Lane, and Coleman Ferris, 43, of Millerstown Road, were each charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, buy or possession of drug paraphernalia and first-degree possession of controlled substance on March 29, according to Deputy Eric Williamson.
    Williamson said he had received a tip of suspected drug activity at Wood’s home. Inside, he found “all sorts of components and paraphernalia.”