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Cops & Courts

  • Shelby County Sheriff reports

    David M. Bell, 36, of 120005 Wide Spring Court in Louisville was arrested April 30 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, careless driving, communications device violation, first offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle and failure of owner to maintain required insurance, first offense.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Corey A. Reed, 42, of 110 Monica Drive was indicted for first-degree bail jumping.

    Jeffery “Nick” Bettiga, 30, of 572 St. Anthony Drive in Lexington was indicted for first-degree bail jumping.

    Anna T. Roberts, 34, of 1000 Detention Road was indicted for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine).

  • Shelby woman arrested after leaving 2 children in car

    Chelsey Vessels, 25, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police were called when a person noticed two small children alone in car.

    According to the report, Shelbyville Police were called to the Marion Village Apartments, near the Midland Trail and Mack Walters Road intersection, where they found a 1-year-old girl asleep under a blanket and an older boy playing on the floor of the car.

    After police were able to talk the boy into unlocking the door, officers found the girl sweating and alerted EMS.

  • KSP investigate pursuit and fatality collision

    A chase that began in Shelby County in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday morning ended up with a murder charge for a Willisburg man, police say.

    Kentucky State Police Spokesperson Bernie Napier said Nathaniel Harper, 38, of Willisburg was released from the hospital and lodged at the Fayette County Detention Center after the accident which caused the death of a homeless man in Lexington.

    He is charged with murder, fleeing and evading police, wanton Endangerment, and theft by unlawful taking (auto) $10,000 or more. Other charges are pending.

  • King pays restitution

     

  • King sentencing postponed

    Jenny King of Shelby County, a former longtime finance officer for Shelby County Fiscal Court who pleaded guilty in April to embezzling more than $23,000, has had her sentencing hearing moved to Aug. 7.

    King was to have appeared in Shelby Circuit Court July 17 for sentencing, but that event was postponed because she enrolled in a treatment program for substance abuse, said her attorney, Mark Dean.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports

    DUI

    Gary J. Grant, 56, of 1035 Locust Grove Road was arrested April 9 on Taylorsville Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense.

    Rebecca Elizabeth Mouser, 22, of 556 Hawthorne Ave was arrested April 12 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense and failure to produce an insurance card.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    Alcohol Intoxication

    Lee Ray Smith of 403 Mack Walters Road was arrested April 29 at 1533 Midland Trail at Speedway and charged with alcohol intoxication.

     

    Theft

    Destiny N. Breeding of 401 Skyline Drive was arrested April 24 at 1732 Village Lane and charged with theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) under $500 and was served with a Shelby County warrant for an unstated charge

  • Manslaughter case gets new court date

    A Louisville man indicted in connection with a 2016 fatal crash on Taylorsville Road in Shelby County has received a new court date

    David E. Moore Jr., 33, will head back to court June 5 for a disposition hearing on the matter.

    On Sept. 2, Moore struck a vehicle driven by Julie Hedden Mundt, 57, also of Louisville, resulting in her death at the scene.

  • Police seek info on theft from vehicles

    Shelbyville Police are seeking information about thefts from several vehicles April 29 that were broken into while parked in the lot of a business on Midland Trail.

    They report that three vehicles were broken into at the Planet Fitness parking lot Saturday at about 2 p.m.

    Shelbyville Police Department Detectives are actively working the case and say that various items inside the three vehicles were taken.