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Cops & Courts

  • Big theft nets no time behind bars

    A Jefferson County man who pleaded guilty last week to what police have called “one of the largest merchandise thefts” ever seen in Shelby County won’t be spending any time in jail if he stays clear of trouble.
    Jack H. McIntosh, 43, of Jeffersontown was arrested last April and charged with the theft of  $512,000 worth of plastic containers. In an agreement with prosecutors, he pleaded guilty in Shelby Circuit Court March 17 to theft by unlawful taking over $10,000, a Class C felony, which carries a penalty of 5 to 10 years in prison.

  • Court report: March 23, 2011

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    David L. Carey, theft by unlawful taking - plead guilty - 30-day sentence concurrent with previous sentence.

    Felix Calvillo-Del Rio, disregarding stop sign and no operator's/moped license - plead guilty - 30-day sentence probated for 2 years and $413 fine and costs.

    Zachary T. Gillahan, first-offense DUI - plead guilty - operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Man arrested for robbery for taking girlfriend’s cellphone

    A Shelbyville man was arrested Monday night and charged with second-degree robbery for stealing his girlfriend’s cell phone, police say.

    According to a Shelbyville Police Report, Corey Arnez Reed, 36, of 110 Monica Drive in Shelbyville, grabbed his girlfriend, who is also the mother of his children, in a headlock. He then struck her with his fist as he wrestled the phone away from her, the report said.

    What’s more, it happened in broad daylight in a public place, the corner of Martin Luther King and College streets at 11 a.m.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports March 23, 2011

    Traffic

    Irvin Amador, 30 of 62 Autumn Ridge Road in Shelbyville was arrested Feb. 19 on Eminence Pike and charged with speeding, no operator’s license, failure to maintain required insurance, first offense and no registration plates.

    Sheila R. Belluscio, 59, of 829 Clarks Lane in Louisville was arrested Feb. 19 on I-64 and charged with no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure to maintain required insurance, first offense and operating on a revoked or suspended operator’s license.

     

    Alcohol Intoxication

  • Court report: March 18, 2011

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports March 18, 2011

    DUI

    Debora P. Kleist, 57, of 1343 Bob Rogers Road in Frankfort was arrested Feb. 3 on Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense and reckless driving.

    Cristal S. Rutherford, 40, of 520 Honeysuckle Road in Shelbyville was arrested Feb. 19 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second offense.

  • Home security scam hits Shelby

    A Shelby County resident who installed a home security system to protect his property says he was targeted by a telephone solicitation scam that involved the company that sold him the system.

    The name of Monitronics International of Dallas has been used in scams across the country, but Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Rice said this is the first case that has cropped up in Shelby.

  • Crime Stoppers seeks info on coffeehouse break in

    Shelbyville/Shelby County Crime Stoppers is asking the public for information on a break-in that occurred at the Sixth and Main Coffeehouse.

    The break-in happened between 6 p.m. on March 3 and 5 a.m. on March 4, when someone tried to break in through the back door, but were unable to do so. They then climbed onto the roof and broke out a window, and got in that way.

    An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the office desk.

  • Court report: March 16, 2011

  • Shelbyville business manager headed to jail to 41 months

    A manager of a lending business located in Shelbyville was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison Tuesday for using her position to defraud her company of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

    Sandra Chilton, 46, of Turner’s Station previously pleaded guilty to wire fraud.

    She admitted to U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves that she took approximately $648,525 from her employer, Pioneer Credit Company.

    Judge Reeves ordered Chilton to repay Pioneer Credit all of the money she stole.