• Three indicted in burglary case

     Three men charged in connection with a July burglary in Glendale are making their way through Hardin Circuit Court.

    John J. Stamper, 22, of Elizabethtown, David H. Spalding, 18, and Kassidy L. Spencer, 19, both of Hodgenville, were indicted last month on charges of complicity to commit first-degree burglary.

    Stamper also faces two counts of possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and second-degree persistent felony offense.

  • Sex offender registry keeps tabs on offenders, serves as public information

     Sex offender registries allow public viewing of sex offenders’ names, faces, addresses and crimes, which let people know if the polite man across the street or the sweet lady next door actually committed a sex crime.

    Pursuant to KRS 17.580, the Kentucky State Police provides sex offender registration information to the public through the SOR website, said Sgt. Rick Saint-Blancard, public affairs commander for Kentucky State Police.

  • Court Briefs - Oct. 24, 2012

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  • Man charged with two counts of burglary, criminal mischief

     A Hodgenville man was charged Oct. 20 with two counts of second-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief and third-degree terroristic threatening.

  • Man Tased after fleeing from officer

     A Jamestown man was Tased Oct. 21 by a Hodgenville City Officer after he allegedly tried to fight him.

  • LCATS offers alternative to state traffic school

     LaRue County residents facing a minor traffic citation have a new option: the LaRue County Attorney Traffic School or LCATS.

  • Man faces 20 charges after high speed chase

     A Buffalo man faces more than 20 counts after allegedly leading local officers on a chase into Green County.

  • Brown sentenced to five years

     Christopher Brown, 22, of Buffalo, was sentenced to five years incarceration for second-degree burglary in Nelson Circuit Court.

    He was denied probation because his discharge would unduly depreciate the seriousness of the defendant’s crime.

    On or about Dec. 1, 2011, Brown unlawfully entered someone’s house with the intent to commit a crime while armed with a deadly weapon and tampered with evidence by dumping a gun safe and other items in a creek with intent to impair its availability in the official proceeding.

  • Five indicted by grand jury

     Five people were indicted Oct. 16 by a LaRue County grand jury.

    Jennifer Lynn Nichols(1977) of Buffalo is charged with flagrant non-support. She allegedly failed to provide support resulting in arrearage of $12,286.80.

    Bail was set at $5,000 cash only plus conditions. The Division of Child Support investigated.

    James Gregory Parrett(1970) of Magnolia is charged with first-degree possession of controlled substance, second offense. He is accused of unlawfully possessing methamphetamine on June 28.

  • Man charged with three DUIs

     A Hodgenville man has been lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center for more than a month after being charged with three DUIs in a short timeframe.

    Benjamin Henry Burba, 58, was charged July 24, Aug. 4 and Sept. 17 with driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

    In July, Officer Mark Taulbee, who is now deceased, cited Burba after he allegedly drove a 1993 blue Chevrolet into a stop sign at the intersection of Springdale and Lincoln Boulevard. The citation said Burba failed a field sobriety test.