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Cops & Courts

  • Court report: June 30, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Pamela M. Broyles, speeding 16 mph over limit, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – guilty – $765 fine and costs.

  • Shelbyville man charged with child porn

    James E. Faust of Shelbyville was arrested Monday on child pornography charges following an investigation by Kentucky State Police.

    Lt. Christopher Crockett said that Faust, 55, is charged with one count of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor, first offense, with further charges to be presented to the Shelby County Grand Jury.

    KSP spokesperson Les Williams said that on Monday at 8:25 p.m., the Electronic Crime Branch, with the assistance of Post 12 in Frankfort, arrested Faust.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments July 2, 2014

    David Walker, 38, of Greenview Motel was indicted for first-degree burglary, second-degree assault, intimidating a witness in a legal process and fourth-degree assault.

  • Arson suspected in Meadowbrook fire

    Arson is suspected in a blaze Tuesday night that damaged a house on Shelbyville’s east end just before midnight.

    Officials at the Shelby County Fire Department said that at 11:55 p.m., crews were dispatched to a structure fire at 1351 Dotland Circle in the Meadowbrook subdivision.

    Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Ivers said that crews extinguished the fire quickly, and though the home sustained heavy smoke damage throughout, fire damage was confined to only one room.

    Nancy Davis owns the property and was renting it to a couple, Ivers said.

  • Court report: June 23, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Tom Lively:

    Rafael Gonzalez, first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security and failure to wear seat belt – guilty – $668 fine and costs.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments June 25, 2014

    John D. Campbell, 29, of 9604 Preston Spring Drive, No. 204, of Louisville was indicted for possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and receiving stolen property (firearm).

    Caren C. Ables-Fraley, 42, of 8107 St. Andrews Church Road in Louisville was indicted for possession of a controlled substance (heroin), identity theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and giving a false name or address to an officer.

    Cieron Jonal Thompson, 19, of 441 Old Mill Road was indicted for first-degree assault.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports June 25, 2014

    DUI

    David W. Grider Jr., 25, of 931 Brentwood Ave. in Louisville was arrested May 9 on Lee Nor Mack St. and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second offense, reckless driving, driving on a DUI suspended license, first offense and failure to wear a seat belt.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports June 20, 2014

    Theft

    Bobby J. Hurst, 24, of 1200 Murphy Lane in Mount Eden was arrested May 11 on Taylorsville Road at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) under $500.

    Sabrina L. Wright, 41, of 1718 Lakeside Drive was arrested May 10 on Taylorsville Road at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) under $500.

    Sarah M. Trowbridge, 20, of 533 Hoagland Hills Road in Mount Washington was arrested May 9 on Taylorsville Road at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) under $500.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports June 18, 2014

    DUI

    Matthew White, 31, of 995 Waddy Road was arrested April 24 on Shelbyville Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, rear license not illuminated and no license in possession.

    Jacob McCoy, 22, of 206 Morningside Drive in Lawrenceburg was arrested April 27 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second offense, speeding, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Man arrested for stalking woman

    A Shelbyville man has been arrested and charged with stalking.

    Roy L. McClease, 62, of 73 Clover Lane, was arrested June 11 and charged with stalking a 30-year old woman.

    A police report said when officers got to the woman’s home on Cardinal Drive, McClease had already fled the scene, but that the woman told officers he had been coming to her home for the past four days, asking her if she “wanted company.”