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Court/Criminal

  • Man found asleep at gas pump, arrested in Buffalo

    LaRue County Sheriff’s office was called to a gas station in Buffalo with a report of a man who was asleep at the gas pumps around 1:20 p.m. on Sunday, April 9.

    LaRue County Deputy Sheriff Kevin Bennett responded to a call of a man asleep in a vehicle at the Y Not Stop in Buffalo. When Bennett arrived he reportedly knocked on the window of the vehicle and found Michael E. Downs, 37, of Hodgenville. Downs allegedly told Bennett he works all the time and just fell asleep.

  • Sanders vs. Hodgenville case still pending

    The civil suit filed by DeeAnne Sanders against city officials is still pending.

    The lawsuit is against the City of Hodgenville, Steven R. Johnson, and other unknown defendants. The case has had 52 different filings in it since it was originally filed on April 13, 2015. The last filing was on March 3, 2017 and it was a “defendants’ memorandum of law in support of motion for summary judgment.”

  • Man arrested for hit and run

    A LaRue County man was arrested on Friday, March 31 for leaving the scene of an accident near the intersection of South Greensburg Street and East High Street in Hodgenville.

  • 21 indicted by Grand Jury

    The LaRue County Grand Jury handed down a laundry list of indictments on March 20 and they ranged from endangering the welfare of a minor to promoting contraband in the LaRue County Detention Center.

    Promoting contraband

    Three people were indicted for complicity to first degree promoting contraband in the LaRue County Detention Center.

  • Court briefs - March 29, 2017

    LaRue County Circuit Court briefs

    Justin C. Caswell restitution case continues to August 7 at 9 a.m.

    Ronnie Dale Hall Jr. case continues to April 3 at 9 a.m.

    Casey R. Hancock case continues to June 5 at 9 a.m.

    Brittanie Cheyenne Owens case continues to April 3 at 9 a.m.

    Charles Gleen Reed had a bench warrant issued for failure to appear.

    Lisa Rucker case continues to May 12 at 9 a.m.

    Wesley S. Stoke case continues for a hearing on April 3 at 9 a.m.

  • Jail log - March 22, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, March 10 to Friday, March 17.

    Jason Brian Young, 29, of Hodgenville was charged with first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia. He remains lodged in LCDC.

    James B. Turner, 43, of Magnolia was charged with first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • News of Record

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the LaRue County Clerk’s Office in Hodgenville.

    Carrol Glen Rice aka Glen Rice and Peggy M. Rice to Christopher Ray Elmore aka Chris Elmore and Lisa Danielle Elmore, property in Hamilton Acres, $156,000.

    Melissa Jo LaFollette to Gary R Boren and Vicki J. Boren, tract 1 of Minor Subdivision, $165,000.

    Wesley Leroy Lewis and Pearl Aline Lewis to R & R Enterprises, LLC, property on US 31W, Sonora, $79,750.

  • Jail log - March 15

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, March 3 to Friday, March 10

    Travis Scott Saettel, 23, of Magnolia was charged with no registration plates, failure to maintain required insurance, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, first degree possession of a controlled substance  (methamphetamine), first degree trafficking in a controlled substance and tampering with physical evidence. He remains lodged in LCDC.

  • Meth cases dominate LaRue Grand Jury docket

    The LaRue County Grand Jury indicted 22 people on February 20, including eight people on manufacturing meth charges.

    Meth bust neat courthouse

    The Grand Jury indicted four people for complicity to manufacture meth in a case that was investigated by Hodgenville Police Sergeant James Richardson after a meth lab was discovered next to the LaRue County Courthouse on January 27.

  • Jail log - March 1, 2017

    Bookings at the LaRue County Detention Center from Friday, February 17 to Friday, February 24

    Amanda Louise Alfes, 36, of Hodgenville, first degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, controlled substance endangerment to a child.