Cops & Courts

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Casey Abell, 26, of 43 Tragger Trail in Louisville was indicted for flagrant nonsupport.

    Bradley C. Hembree, 56, of 42 Sequoyah Drive was indicted for theft of services, theft by deception over $10,000 and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

    Jermaine Lee Bracey, 33, and Christina R. Bracey, 33, both of 490 Old Mill Road, were indicted for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance complicity (heroin).

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports

    Amy Manion, 28, of 27 Raintree Drive in Cynthiana was arrested June 20 at 500 Taylorsville Road for a Harrison County warrant for theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting), no amount listed.

    Eric Cox, 27, of 107 Spring St. in Simpsonville was served June 28 at the Shelby County Detention Center with an Indiana warrant for an unstated charge.

    Jermaine Bracey, 33, of 490 Old Mill Road was arrested June 26 on Cardinal Drive on a Shelby County warrant for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin).

  • Court report: Sept. 8, 2014

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Betty Springate:

    Thomas Broughton, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia – buy/possess – pleaded guilty – $754 fine and costs plus $300 to DARE.

  • Prison guard pleads guilty to sexually abusing inmates

    A former correctional officer with the Kentucky Correctional Institute for Women in Peewee Valley who pleaded guilty Friday to charges of sexual abuse of inmates and related charges will probably not serve any time for those offenses.

    James Johnson, 54, of Frankfort, was scheduled for a jury trial today on of trafficking in a controlled substance, promoting contraband, official misconduct and 19 counts of second-degree sexual abuse involving inmates. An Alford Plea means Johnson does not concede guilt, but agrees that there is enough evidence to convict.

  • Vandalism incidents in Osprey Cove

    Police say that several residents in Osprey Cove have been the victims of incidents involving car vandalism.

    Over the past week or more, law enforcement officials say vandals have defaced cars throughout the neighborhood, although man have not been very serious.

     “We’ve had a couple of minor criminal mischief issues [with vehicles], no break-ins,” said Shelbyville Police officer Kelly Cable.

    “People have just taken some paint, putting some on people’s windows, nothing major.”

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Sept. 5, 2014


  • Court report: Sept. 2, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Betty Springate:

    Matthew Austin Keens, first-offense DUI – pleaded guilty – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Aug. 29, 2014


    Dasia T. Jones, 18, of 1624 Bayberry Drive was arrested June 13 on Waddy Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol under 21 years old and possession of drug paraphernalia.



    Mark R. Johnson, 48, of 901 Main St. was arrested June 22 on Fields Lane and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license and failure to maintain required insurance, first offense.



  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Benita Anglin, 54, of 233 Cherry Knoll in Frankfort was indicted for theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 but under $1 million (8 counts), first-degree unlawful access to a computer (8 counts) and theft of identity (8 counts).

    George Wesley Mayes, 32, of 530 Alford Road in Salvisa was indicted for receiving stolen property under $10,000 and theft of identity.

  • Court report: Aug. 25, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Ashleigh A. Lauren, alcohol intoxication in a public place – guilty – $279 fine and costs.