• COURT BRIEFS - JAN. 2012

     Trial, acquitted

    Dominique M. Tisher and Heather A. Tisher of Hodgenville were acquitted by trial on charges of owner permitting vicious dog to run at large and violation of local county ordinance Jan. 20 in LaRue District Court.


    Trial, acquitted

    Keith W. Roark and Shannon S. Roark of Hodgenville were acquitted by trial of charges of fourth-degree assault Jan. 20 in LaRue District Court. The case will be resolved in juvenile court.


  • Fugitive located on Shepherdsville Road

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 arrested Timothy Gibson Jr., 25, over the weekend.

    Gibson had escaped from a half-way house in South Dakota, according to Trooper Norman Chaffins. He then stole a vehicle and fled to Illinois. 

    Gibson stole a Pontiac Grand Am in Illinois and drove it to his mother's residence on Shepherdsville Road in Hardin County. 

    After KSP located the vehicle, Gibson turned himself in a short time later.

  • Kolley out on bond, White says he will hire private attorney

     Samantha JoDale Kolley, the Elizabethtown woman who was seen fleeing the scene of an apparent  homicide in Buffalo on Dec. 30, is out on bail.

  • E'town woman charged with DUI following crash

     An Elizabethtown woman was charged with driving under the influence after being involved in a single-vehicle crash Sunday, Jan. 22.

    Jacquelyn Burckley, 43, was driving a 2000 Toyota Camry on Ky. 84 about 11 a.m. when she ran off the road and struck a mailbox, according to Deputy Matt Darst.

    The vehicle came to rest in a yard at 976 Tanner Road.

    Burckley was charged with DUI, first, aggravator, possession of open alcoholic beverage container; and no insurance.

  • Rust sentenced to 10 years

     James Michael Rust, 33, of River Road, New Haven, was sentenced to 10 years and fined $385 on multiple drug charges.

  • Inmate's escape from courthouse mimics 2001 run

     Eleven years ago, an inmate from the LaRue County Detention Center bolted from the courthouse and was chased down by a constable.

  • 'Dullah' to remain in state as investigation continues

     Abdullah White, the Radcliff man seen fleeing the scene of a homicide in Buffalo, made his first appearance Wednesday in LaRue District Court. He was arraigned on a fugitive warrant.

  • Ten indicted by LaRue County grand jury

     Ten people were indicted Jan. 9 by a LaRue County grand jury on charges varying from auto theft to cold checks.

    They include:

    Abdullah R. White(1976), Radcliff, was indicted on one charge of second-degree burglary; theft by unlawful taking – automobile and complicity; and second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Former teacher charged with misconduct

     Kentucky State Police Post 4 arrested former LaRue County teacher, Natalie Gentry, 33, of Elizabethtown Thursday.

    She has been charged with one count of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of second-degree official misconduct.

    The charges stem from an investigation conducted by Det. Aaron Gabhart of Post 4 where Gentry was alleged to have had sexual contact with students that attended the school where she taught. 

    At the time of Gentry's arrest her bond was $20,000 cash. 

  • More details emerge in Buffalo homicide

     Kentucky State Police continue to release details about the murder of a young woman found inside a Buffalo home Dec. 30.

    Kristie L. Allen, 28, was house-sitting for friends when a caller notified police of her death about 6 that evening.

    According to court records, Beverly Allen, Kristie's mother, went to the College Street residence to check on her daughter. She saw Abdullah R. White, 35, walking from the residence toward her daughter's vehicle, a 2007 Toyota Camry.