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Cops & Courts

  • No one injured in wild wreck on I-64

    No one was injured in a tumbling, single-vehicle accident on I-64 Thursday morning that caused a traffic backup for several hours.

    The accident occurred shortly before 10 a.m. and clogged the westbound lane between Exit 32 and 35 until noon because only one lane was open to traffic.

  • Court report: May 6, 2011

  • Shelbyville Police Reports, May 6, 2011

    DUI

    Miguel Gonzalez, 52, of 1649 North 17th Ave. in Melrose Park, Ill., was arrested May 1 at Taylorsville Road and Howard Drive and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, first offense.

    Jose Juan Carlos Quixan, 24, of 310 Midland Drive in Shelbyville was arrested April 28 on Benson Pike and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, first offense, no operator’s license and failure to maintain insurance.

  • Court report: May 4, 2011

  • Court report: April 29, 2011

    Circuit court

    Criminal final

    Matthew Ernspiker, 2142 Veechdale Road, complicity to theft by unlawful taking, auto $10,000 or more, third-degree complicity to burglary, complicity to theft by unlawful taking from auto, and complicity to theft by unlawful taking - plead guilty - 5-year sentence consecutive to previous sentence.

  • Court report: April 27, 2011

  • Shelbyville Police Reports, April 27, 2011

    DUI

    Scott Adrian Dale, 30, of 11515 Willow Stream Court in Louisville was arrested April 9 at Mack Walters at Bridlewood and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, second offense, under aggravating circumstances.

    William A. Goodwin, 23, of 12107 Cropper Road in Pleasureville was arrested April 10 on KY 1790 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, first offense.

     

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  • EARLIER: Accused murder Gary Bancroft indicted as persistent felony offender

    LAWRENCEBURG ­– The man suspected of slicing his girlfriend’s throat and stuffing her body into a trash bag last fall was indicted Wednesday as a persistent felony offender, according to documents on file in Anderson Circuit Court.

    Gary Bancroft is charged with first-degree murder and tampering with evidence in the death of Frances Renee Mobley, who was found dead at Bancroft’s residence last September.

  • Former Spencer County Judge-Exec gets home incarceration for DUI

    Former Spencer County Judge Executive David Jenkins was ordered to undergo 10 days of home incarceration after being found guilty of DUI after a jury trial in Shelby County District Court Thursday.

    Jenkins’s trial was ordered moved from Spencer County in November by Special Judge Jerry Crosby II, who moved the case to Shelby County because he didn’t think it could be argued fairly in Spencer.

  • Vance Simmons retires

    Employees of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office held a retirement bash for Vance Simmons (center) on Tuesday. Simmons, who has been a deputy there for 15 years, will retire April 30.