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

Cops & Courts

  • Court report: November 9, 2011

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    April L. Ernspiker, harassment – guilty – $144 costs and $150 to Center for Women and Families.

    Timothy M. Martinez, non approved/insufficient number/no personal float and motorboats to be registered and numbered – guilty – $244 fine and costs.

    Jason J. Preston, theft by deception – guilty – $183 costs.

  • EARLIER: No suspect in beating of woman found on Mount Eden Road

    A Shelbyville woman remains in critical condition at the University of Louisville Hospital after being found viciously beaten and lying beside Mount Eden Road on Saturday.

    Police determined that Denisse Escareno, 24, had been assaulted brutally, said Shelby County Sheriff’s Det. Jason Rice. Her assailant remains at large.

    Escareno was found by passersby shortly before 3 p.m., near Lisby Lane, about two miles south of Interstate 64. She was taken by Shelby County EMS to Jewish Hospital Shelbyville and airlifted from there to UofL.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Nov. 4, 2011

    DUI

    Emanuel Ruiz, 19, of 5210 Alex Ave. in Louisville was arrested Oct. 30 at 120 Midland Blvd. and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, no operator’s license, reckless driving and failure to maintain insurance, first offense.

     

    Traffic

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments Nov. 2, 2011

    Charles R. Heightchew, 35, of 301 Lynne Acres was indicted for flagrant nonsupport.

    Victor C. Fallis, 27, of 406 Eminence Road in New Castle was indicted for flagrant nonsupport.

    Gerald Lee Ramsey, 45, of 10102 Westego Place in Jeffersontown was indicted for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence), third offense or greater in the past 5 years.

  • Shelby County Police Reports Nov. 2, 2011

    Burglary

    Ashley J. Hughes, 38, of 2943 Waddy Road was arrested Oct. 17 at that address and charged with second-degree burglary.

     

    Menacing

    Kristopher S. Brown, 43, of 159 Baker Drive No. 204 was arrested Oct. 21 at that address and  charged with third-degree terroristic threatening and menacing.

     

    Alcohol Intoxication

  • Court report: November 2, 2011

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Russell E. Nation, second-offense DUI – plead guilty – 6-month sentence, serve 30 days, balance probated for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 12 months and $878 fine and costs.

    Joshua A. Stepp, improper passing and first-offense DUI – plead guilty – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $778 fine and costs.

  • Shelby teen faces charges in Missouri

    A 17-year-old Shelbyville boy faces charges in Kansas City, Mo., after he was found naked in bed with a 6-year-old girl, according to news sources in Kansas City.

    Kansas City police have charged him with second-degree burglary, and he was accused of having the intent of committing sexual misconduct.

    Some media outlets reported the name of the teenager, but because he is a minor and the information could not be corroborated by official sources, The Sentinel-News is withholding the identity.

  • Shelbyville man charged with impersonating officer

    A Shelbyville man was arrested Wednesday night and charged with a variety of offenses, including impersonating a police officer.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Eddie Whitworth pulled over Travis Beckley, 22, on Main Street in Shelbyville at 11 p.m., after having seen Beckley fail to stop at a stop sign at Henry Clay and 1st streets, police said.

    Whitworth said Beckley told him he was a Shelby County sheriff’s deputy and was undergoing criminal justice training.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Oct. 28, 2011

    DUI

     

    Fernado Garcia-Gonzalez, 22, of 171 Kentucky St. was arrested Sept. 4 on Taylorsville Road and charged with operating a motor a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, careless driving, failure to maintain insurance and no operator’s license.

  • Thousands taken in break-in on Benson

    More than $8,000 worth of property was stolen from a home on Benson Pike early in the month.

    Between Oct. 5 and Oct. 9, in the 6100 block of Benson Pike, someone broke into a residence by using forced entry through the front door.

    Property stolen included several rifles and shotguns, jewelry and a jewelry box, musical instruments, a coke can coin bank, a weed eater with a metal blade, a Western roping saddle, a compound bow, and a black powder pistol.