• Man charged with DUI, possession of firearm

     A Hodgenville man faces several charges after a routine traffic stop.

  • Six indicted by grand jury

     Six people were indicted Jan. 7 by a LaRue County grand jury.

    Sara B. Gibbons(1975) of Hodgenville was charged with six counts of unauthorized procurement of controlled substance; theft by unlawful taking; six counts of forgery in the second degree; five counts of theft by unlawful taking; and second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Upton man charged with assault

     Kentucky State Police arrested an Upton man Jan. 7 in connection to an October assault at a Cecilia Smith Mill Road residence.

    Jacob M. Walker, 22, is charged with second-degree assault. He also is accused of violating felony probation.

    According to a warrant, the victim went to the residence to speak to Walker. However, police said before a discussion occurred, Walker and two juveniles assaulted the man.

  • Former Raywick fire chief charged

     Former Raywick Fire Chief Chuck Helm has been indicted for theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and abuse of public trust.

  • Cemetery visit is start of problems for Hodgenville man

     A Hodgenville man was arrested last week after a series of run-ins with local law enforcement.

  • Christmas burglary unsolved

     The LaRue County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home break-in that occurred on Dec. 17.

    According to Chief Deputy Russell McCoy, someone kicked in the back door of a house on McCubbins Road between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Several items were taken including a 12-string guitar, presents from under a Christmas tree and a jewelry box “full of jewelry.”

    Deputy Robby Brownfield is investigating.

    If you have information about the break-in, call the LCSO at 358-3120.

  • City Police stumped by 'big boom'

     Hodgenville City Police are investigating a “big boom” that startled several individuals about 9:10 p.m. Jan. 2.

  • Dye sentenced to 30 years

     Jetto Dye, 29, was sentenced Monday to 30 years on charges of kidnapping, attempted murder and the attempted rape of a 10-year-old girl.

    Dye admitted in LaRue Circuit Court to taking a sleeping child from his residence into a wooded area behind his house on River Road and attempting to rape her. Dye admitted also to attempting to choke her when she resisted the sexual assault.

  • New Haven man indicted by grand jury

    Charles Justin Johnson, 24, of New Haven, was indicted on several counts by a Nelson County grand jury.

    He is charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon (two counts), receiving stolen property (firearm) (two counts) and being a persistent felony offender.

    Sometime between Nov. 21 and Dec. 7, Johnson allegedly possessed a Springfield .45-caliber automatic pistol and a Remington semi-automatic rifle after having been previously convicted of a felony. Bail was set at $9,500 cash only, plus conditions.

  • News of Record - Jan. 2, 2013