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Court/Criminal

  • 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.

  • Two escape from Hardin County Detention Center

    About 2 a.m. Sunday, two inmates from the Hardin County Detention Center were reported as absent during a head count by jail deputies. They escaped by walking out while jail deputies were making their rounds. It appeared that the two inmates were able to dig a hole in the corner of the fence and crawl under it.

    The inmates are Lonnie Ray Coy, 43, of Shepherdsville; and Joshua Nunn, 19, of Edmonton.

  • COURT BRIEFS - November 16, 2011

    Guilty plea
    Angel Montgomery (1975) entered a guilty plea to an amended count of complicity, first-degree trafficking in controlled substance, less than four grams with a recommended sentence of two years to run consecutively with all other cases. All other charges dismissed. Final sentencing is Nov. 21.

    Complicity
    An Elizabethtown man who was seriously injured in a one-step meth lab explosion more than a year ago has pleaded guilty to amended charges Oct. 28 in LaRue Circuit Court.