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Cops & Courts

  • Court report: Dec. 22, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Betty Springate:

    Steven Derek Cornish, theft by unlawful taking/disp shoplifting and second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot) – pleaded guilty – 180-day sentence, serve 30 days, balance conditionally discharged for two years and $154 costs.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Dec. 26, 2014

    DUI

    John Melhuish, 46, of 1742 Woodlawn Road was arrested Oct. 24 on Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid, failure to report a traffic accident and reckless driving.

     

    Traffic

  • Two recovering from accident on Fox Run

    Two Shelbyville men are recovering from injuries sustained in a car crash on Fox Run Road Saturday.

    Timothy Jones 21, and James Henley, 20, were transported to the University of Louisville Hospital, with Jones going by helicopter.

    He remains in critical condition at the hospital’s intensive care unit, while Hensley has been released, said Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Murray.

  • Court report: Dec. 15, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    William C. Clark, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess – guilty – $404 fine and costs plus $100 to DARE.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports, Dec. 19, 2014

    DUI

    Manuel Pena Vargas, 34, of 2006 Landing Drive No. 5 in Buechel, was arrested Nov. 9 on Old Mill Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, no operator's license, speeding and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle.

  • Court report: Dec. 9, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Betty Springate:

    Even Alvarez, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license – pleaded guilty – 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $393 fine and costs.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Katherine Burnett, 29, of 648 Backcreek Road in Mount Eden, was indicted for tampering with public records, perjury and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

    Henry H. Ellis, 39, of 740 Quail Call Drive was indicted for cultivating in marijuana, possession of marijuana, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants under aggravating circumstances, no license in possession, and disregarding a traffic control device.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports

    DUI/Traffic

    Christopher A. Harrod, 29, of 606 Rose St. was arrested Sept. 27 on Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs under aggravating circumstances, second offense and operating on a revoked or suspended operator's license.

     

    Traffic

  • Court report: Dec. 1, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Caleb Heitzman, theft by unlawful taking or disp shoplifting under $500 – guilty – $479 fine and costs.

  • Monroe trial moved to March

    A jury trial scheduled for next week for Lonnie Monroe, who was charged with manslaughter in a deadly wreck in 2011, has been postponed until next spring.

    At Monroe’s final pretrial hearing Monday in Shelby Circuit Court, Shelby County Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Melanie Carroll told Circuit Judge Charles Hickman that one of the witnesses she planned to call would be unavailable on Dec. 8, the date of the trial.

    Hickman then moved the jury trial to March 25, with another final pretrial hearing on Feb. 16.