.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Cops & Courts

  • Cemetery caretaker indicted for theft

    A cemetery caretaker arrested in February for theft of cemetery property, has now been indicted on two felony charges in connection with that arrest.

    Gerald Kincaid Jr., 30, of Bagdad was indicted for Wednesday for theft by deception over $300 and 2 counts of theft by unlawful taking under $10,000, both Class D felonies, which carry a penalty of 1 to 5 years in prison.

    Kincaid is accused of stealing from an individual as well as from the Bagdad Cemetery, police say.

  • Louisville man charged with rape, incest of child

    A Louisville man, Fernando M. Sifuentes, 39, of 5407 Ailanthus Trail, was indicted last week by a Shelby County Grand Jury for first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy and first-degree incest, all Class A felonies that each carry a 29-year prison sentence.

    The indictment report said that offenses occurred in Shelby County during a time period spanning three years, from 2006 to 2009 and involved a single victim under 12 years of age.

    The relationship between Sifuentes and the alleged victim is not designated, only that it is that of a close family member.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports April 30, 2014

    DUI

    Dennis L. Harris, 35, of 4604 Rocky Branch Road in Frankfort, was arrested March 31 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, possession of marijuana and second-degree promoting contraband.

  • Fire near Eminence considered suspicious

    A structure fire that destroyed an empty house in Shelby County near the Henry County line Saturday is being investigated as a possible arson, fire investigators said.

    At 8:46 a.m. the Shelby County Fire Department was dispatched to a 600 Drane Lane off Eminence Pike, where upon arrival, they discovered heavy fire throughout the home, a tenant house owned by Ben Nutter.

    “The house was recently vacated and no one was inside at the time of the fire,” said Shelby County Fire Chief Bobby Cowherd.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    DUI

     

    David M. Bailey, 18, was arrested April 11 at 381 Rockbridge Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, speeding, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) and first-degree wanton endangerment, no operator's license, theft by unlawful taking (auto) [car was taken from a family member without permission], first-degree criminal mischief and tampering with physical evidence.

  • Poole to ask for shock probation for a 3rd time

    Next month, Linda Poole will go before Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman, to ask for shock probation for the third time.

    John Taylor, Poole’s Louisville-based attorney, made a motion before Hickman Monday to once again ask for shock probation again for Poole, 59.

    That hearing is set for May 15, at which time, Hickman will decide if he will once again take her request in consideration.

    Poole had initially asked Hickman for shock probation in November, and then again in February, but has been turned down each time.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports, April 23, 2014

    DUI

     

    David M. Bailey, 18, was arrested April 11 at 381 Rockbridge Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, speeding, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) and first-degree wanton endangerment, no operator's license, theft by unlawful taking (auto) [car was taken from a family member without permission], first-degree criminal mischief and tampering with physical evidence.

  • Court report: April 14, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Charles W. Kuster:

    Matthew R. Brunner, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting, second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot) and resisting arrest – pleaded guilty – 45-day sentence and $154 costs.

  • Shelby man dies after Being struck by car

     

     

    A Shelbyville man died Monday afternoon at University of Louisville Hospital from multiple injuries after being hit by Jeep after Thunder Over Louisville Saturday night.

    According to Louisville Metro Police Public Information Officer Dwight Mitchell, a witness saw Michael Purnell, 22, of Shelbyville veer into traffic at 3730 River Road in Louisville.

  • I-64 crash shuts down interstate in Simpsonville

    A collision between a tractor-trailer and a pick-up truck on I-64 in Simpsonville Tuesday morning sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries, said Shelby County Assistant EMS Director Jeff Ivers.

    The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is heading up the investigation into the accident and did not return phone calls from The Sentinel-News seeking information on the accident.

    The crash occurred in the eastbound lane of I-64 near mile marker 29 at 5:50 a.m., said officials at Shelby County Central Dispatch.