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Court/Criminal

  • Police Log - Dec. 7, 2011

    Woman charged with criminal possession of forged instrument
    Brandy N. Meredith (1982) of Hodgenville was charged with 23 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument, second degree by the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office. She was lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center under $25,000 bond. She was arraigned Nov. 30 in LaRue District Court. A preliminary hearing is set for Dec. 14 to determine if enough evidence exists for the case to be heard by a grand jury.

    Criminal abuse

  • HCP: Suspect bites officer during arrest

    “You never know what you’re walking into when you’re called to a domestic.”
    Constable Tim Ford summed up a recent experience where he was dispatched to a home to investigate a possible domestic disturbance. The couple in question allegedly joined forces when he attempted to arrest the husband.
    Ford responded to the 911 call on Miller Road outside Hodgenville about 6:15 p.m. Nov. 30. According to the report, Farron Edward Sidebottom, 37, of Cruse Road, allegedly shoved his wife, Rebecca Mae Sidebottom, 38.

  • Woman charged with DUI, fleeing from officer

    A Buffalo woman faces numerous charges after she was involved in a motor vehicle accident Nov. 26.

    Carrie Carter, 32, of Buffalo, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, aggravator; failure of owner to maintain required insurance; no operators license; driving on suspended license; fleeing or evading police on foot.

  • UPDATE: Daughter drove pickup to scene of murder-suicide

    New details have emerged in the Nov. 22 quadruple shooting that occurred on Heying Lane.

    According to Kentucky State Police, three vehicles were driven to the rural area outside Sonora.

    Tuesday evening, Trooper Norman Chaffins confirmed that the surviving victim of the shooting, April Roberts, 32, of Elizabethtown, drove a Ford 150 to the scene of the shooting.

    Her mother, Barbara Walker, 51, of Elizabethtown, was a passenger of the red Dodge pickup that was driven by Steve L. Bottoms, 55, of Radcliff.

  • Grand jury indictments - November 2011

    Nine people were indicted Nov. 21 by a LaRue County grand jury.
    Joseph L. Sheldon (1991) of Hodgenville and Kevin Lee Lewis (1990) of Hodgenville were each charged with second-degree burglary and complicity and theft by unlawful taking and complicity.
    They are accused of acting alone or in concert with each other and a juvenile and entering a residence on Oct. 22. They allegedly took an iPod and John Deere collectible mailbox full of change.
    Bail was set at $9,500 each and no contact with each other or the alleged victim.

  • Jail escapee found in Rineyville

    Thanksgiving morning began with the arrest of a 19-year-old jail escapee in a Rineyville residence.

    Kentucky State Police are expressing gratitude for an anonymous tip through the Hardin County Crimestoppers program. KSP Post 4 personnel were told that Nunn was at residence in the 700 block of Blackburn Road in the Rineyville area. Troopers reportedly discovered Nunn hiding in a closet in a back room at approximately 12:30 a.m. Thursday. 

  • Horses, saddle and globe taken

    Lewis Kelly Dailey, 21, of Buffalo, has been charged with third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking for allegedly entering a shed and taking three horses and a western saddle; and entering a house and taking a globe valued at $250.
    He will be arraigned Dec. 7 in LaRue District Court.
    The LaRue County Sheriff’s Department served the warrants.
     

  • Man faces several warrants after fleeing from ambulance, officer

    A Campbellsville man was charged with alcohol intoxication Thursday after dispatch received numerous complaints from businesses and residents.
    Chad Krupinski, 37, of Levelwoods Road, Campbellsville, began “causing problems” with the manager of IGA Express just before 9 a.m., according to dispatch.
    “The calls were rolling in,” said City Police Chief Steve Johnson. “He was at Hometown IGA, banging on doors on Shawnee Drive ….”

  • Man charged with theft of debit card and cash

    A LaRue County EMT has been charged with several counts after allegedly taking a co-worker’s debit card and cash.
    Chad Keith Hayes, 24, of Elk Horn, is charged with two counts of theft or receipt of credit/debit card; three counts of theft by unlawful taking; and two counts of theft of ID of another without consent.

  • Robbery arrest provides lead in second case

    A Hodgenville man was charged with first-degree robbery Friday evening after he allegedly robbed a store clerk at knifepoint. The suspect, identified as 30-year-old Bradley Hovious, then walked outside the store where a Hodgenville City officer was waiting with handcuffs.
    About 10 p.m., a firefighter was purchasing gas from IGA Express on Lincoln Boulevard, according to Chief Steve Johnson. The firefighter, who preferred to remain anonymous, noticed a “suspicious-looking person hanging around the parking lot” and notified dispatch.