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Court/Criminal

  • Several indicted in April by grand jury

    Several people were indicted April 16 by a LaRue County grand jury.
    They are:
    Johnny Wood (1951) of Upton was indicted on one count of manufacturing methamphetamine and complicity; two counts of possession of a controlled substance and complicity; possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity; and possession of prescription not in a proper container and complicity.
    The alleged offenses occurred March 29. He is accused of acting alone or in concert with Coleman Ferriss.

  • Court Briefs - April 25, 2012

    Failed to appear
    Aaron S. Kennedy (1991) failed to appear in LaRue Circuit Court April 16. A bench warrant was issued and he was declared a fugitive. He was originally charged with complicity, burglary and third-degree criminal mischief.

    Contempt
    Jeffrey D. Nadeau was ordered to serve 30 days for contempt by agreement April 16.

    Probation revoked
    Probation of Anthony Scherer (1970) was revoked April 16.

    Costs not paid

  • Businessman files suit against Clayton Homes

     NEW ALBANY, IND. - Kevin Carroll has taken his fight with Clayton Homes to federal court.

  • 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