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Cops & Courts

  • Arrest made in recent rash of metal theft

    A Shelbyville man has been arrested in connection with the crime spree involving metal thefts from vacant houses, police say.

    Jerry R. Ford, 40, of 612 10th St. is lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center under a $5,000 bond charged with third-degree burglary.

  • EARLIER: Police concerned about metal thefts

      Thefts of metal, primarily copper, have become a focus for officers in Shelby County.

    “Over the past couple of weeks, the county has been experiencing an increase in the number of metal thefts, more specifically, copper, because it’s bringing a premium price right now,” said Shelby County Sheriff’s Detective Jason Rice.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports Dec. 10, 2010

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  • Man charged in sex abuse of children

    A man facing several charges of rape, sodomy and related offenses, lived for a brief time in Shelby County, where he allegedly raped a child under 12.

    John Claude Martin, 47, of Versailles, is charged in Shelby County with second-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse.

    Martin’s case is currently in the Anderson County court system because of similar charges there.

  • Former Waddy woman killed in interstate crash

     

  • Space heater fire heavily damages home in Finchville

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    A house in Finchville sustained heavy damage Monday night from a blaze started by a space heater.

  • Fast scheduled to make plea agreement Monday

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  • New police program rolls out in Shelby

    First there was eCommerce and then you could eFile your taxes, now Shelby County's law enforcement community is cashing in on the ease of it all.

    The Kentucky Attorney General's office completed its installation of the eWarrant system in the 53rd District - which includes Shelby, Anderson and Spencer counties - Thursday, joining seven other counties currently using that software.

  • Brothers run car through fence trying to elude police

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  • Frankfort police seek escaped inmate

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