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Cops & Courts

  • Shelbyville man arrested for rape, promoting prostitution

    A Shelbyville man has been charged with several felonies in connection with an attempt to promote prostitution, police say.

    Perry Starks, 50, of 931 Bland Ave. was arrested Tuesday and charged with third-degree rape, promoting human trafficking and unlawful transaction with a minor.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Warrants Feb. 27, 2015

    Jamaal Harville, 23, of 2110 Middle Lane in Louisville was served Jan. 28 at the Shelby County Detention Center with a Shelby County warrant for giving a false name or address to an officer and identity theft.

    Tyrone Burden, 26, of the Shelby County Detention Center, was served Jan. 29 at that facility with a Shelby County warrant for child support.

    Julie L. Horvath, 38, of 1018 Common Creek was served Jan. 29 at the Shelby County Detention Center with a Shelby County warrant for an unstated charge.

  • Court report: Feb. 26, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Thomas C. Gardner, harassment (physical contact) no injury – guilty – 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $154 costs.

  • Court report: Feb. 18, 2015

    District court

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

    James A. Franklin, second-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – guilty – insurance monitoring for 24 months and $1143 fine and costs, $900 conditionally discharged.

  • Court report: Feb. 10, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    James V. Denton, second-degree disorderly conduct, second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot) and resisting arrest – guilty – 90-day sentence.

  • Court report: Feb. 3, 2015

    District court

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

    Dane M. Freeman, first-offense DUI – guilty – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

    Larry L. Jones Jr., first-offense DUI – guilty – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Court report: Jan. 26, 2015

    District court

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

    Mario Esteban, harassment (physical) no injury – guilty – 30-day sentence concurrent with previous sentence.

    Dana Michelle Miller, alcohol intoxication in a public place – guilty – six-day sentence.

  • Court report: Jan. 21, 2015

    District court

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

    Keesha N. Harris, theft by unlawful taking under $500 & third-degree terroristic threatening - guilty - 180-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years & $679 fine & costs.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports

    DUI

     

    Bobby G. Canty, 71, of 7820 Lake Villa Drive in Crestwood was arrested Nov. 17 on Hannah Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense.

    Gregory A. Kinnaird Jr., 30, of 3212 Caddo Lake Court in Lexington was arrested Dec. 24 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense.

  • Murder trial set for Monday

    A Shelby County man who has been in jail for nearly three years is set to go to trial Monday for murder and other charges.

    Marcus Goldsmith, 55, of Shelbyville, was arrested in the early morning hours of March 16, 2012, and charged with the murder of Keith A. Jackson, who was found lying in the doorway of his apartment, mortally injured from stab wounds. He was taken to Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, where he was pronounced dead.