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Cops & Courts

  • New mobile app is free from police

    Kentucky State Police has just unveiled a new a mobile phone app that is intended to be an outreach tool for the public.

    Sgt. Michael Webb said the app will provide a technological platform for citizens to report criminal behavior, access resources and receive real-time emergency notifications.

  • Man charged with rape, kidnapping

    A Shelbyville man has been charged with several felony offenses in the alleged sexual assault of a teenaged girl.

    Phillip E. Bynum Sr., 55, was arrested Saturday in connection with an incident that had occurred Tuesday, July 21, when a 16-year-old girl spent the night with his daughter, who was at his residence, according to a Shelbyville Police report.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports

    DUI

    Kristen A. Newberry, 24, of 2955 Waddy Road was arrested May 22 at 2378 Waddy Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle.

    Taylor J. Hart, 21, of 566 Cemetery Road in Pleasureville was arrested May 31 on Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense.

     

    Traffic

  • Court report: July 20, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards:

    Rena L. Bailey, first-offense attempt forgery of a prescription for a legend drug – guilty – 90-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $154 costs.

  • Court report: July 13, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards:

    Roy D. Lefler, drinking alcoholic beverage in public place – guilty – $254 fine and costs.

  • shelbyville police reports July 17, 2015

    DUI

     

    Lucinda M. Patterson, 40, of 1434 McMakin-McMilin Road was arrested July 10 at 3500 Mount Eden Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, second offense, no registration plates, failure to maintain insurance, first offense, operating a suspended or revoked operator’s license and no registration plates.

  • Fire destroys barn on Rockbridge

    Fire officials are calling a blaze suspicious that destroyed a barn in which two goats died Monday.

    Shelby County Fire Chief Bobby Cowherd said his crews were dispatched to a barn fire at 12:41 p.m. at 2404 Rockbridge Road, the home of Matiullah and Pam Safi.

    Upon arrival of the Shelby County EMS crew, they reported the barn was heavily involved with fire, and when Shelby County Fire Department crews arrived on scene, they found the barn had collapsed.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    DUI

    Kevin G. McIntosh, 54, of 88 Pearl St. was arrested June 6 at Washington and 4th streets and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, failure to wear a seat belt, failure to produce an insurance card and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle.

  • No one injured in Mount Eden fire

    An early-morning fire Tuesday destroyed a home in Mount Eden.

    Mount Eden Fire Chief Doug Herndon said there were no injuries in the blaze, but the residents have been left homeless. He doesn’t have their names yet, he said, because no one was there when the fire started.

    “Nobody was at home at the time the call came in” at 5:35 a.m., he said. “It was reported by neighbors.”

    Herndon said the newer two-story home on the 1300 block of Martin Nethery Lane was completely destroyed and said a pet cat died in the blaze.

  • Court report: July 6, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards:

    Sebastian C. Tackett, attempt theft by unlawful taking all others $500 or more but under $10,000 – guilty – 180-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $154 costs.