Cops & Courts

  • Arranged meeting ends with Frankfort man charged with kidnapping East student

    A Frankfort man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping an East Middle School Student Tuesday after the two arranged for a meeting and pick-up during school hours.

    Charles Smith, 21, of Frankfort was arrested and arraigned a few hours after the incident was reported at about 9 a.m. Tuesday.

    Smith and the student had met online and arranged a time for him to pick her up at the Shelby County Agricultural Center, across Benson Road from East Middle.

  • DJJ says girl died in sleep

    A lot of questions still remain unanswered in the unexpected Jan. 11 death of 16-year-old Gynnya McMillen at Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Elizabethtown.

    But the Deparment of Juvenile Justice has now released a statement saying the girl appears to have died while sleeping.

  • Fatality claims Oldham County man

    An Oldham County man was killed Sunday morning on in the 10,000 block of Frankfort Road.

    Shelby County Deputy Rick Meadows, who is heading up the accident reconstruction team, said

    Chad Ward, 21, of LaGrange, was pronounced dead at the scene.

    The report said that at 4:20 a.m., crews responded to an accident with injuries in that area.

    Upon arrival it was determined the accident involved a single vehicle with a single occupant.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Dan S. Bruner, 39, of 13139 Kentucky St. No. 49, was indicted for second-degree assault.

    Trevor W. Riley, 19, of 5169 Cedarmore Road in Pleasureville was indicted for third-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but less than $10,000, first-degree criminal mischief, criminal littering and second-degree criminal trespassing.

    Colin R. Dunaway, 21, of 1603 Bonnie Brae Drive was indicted for second-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking, over $500 but under $10,000.

  • Clerk injured in liquor store robbery

    Four people have been arrested in connection with a robbery at Paradise Spirits & Fine Wine in which a clerk was injured, police said.

    Medea Clark, 21, of Westview, Ky., Dakota Aldridge, 23, of Mount Eden, Travis Dobbs, 22, of Simpsonville and Zachary Husband, 22, of Pleasureville, are all charged with first-degree robbery.

    According to Shelbyville Police, they all participated in the robbery, which occurred at 9:18 p.m. Tuesday night.

  • Court report: Jan. 11, 2016

    Divorces granted

    Joann Poe, Shelbyville, vs. Tony P. Ketchem, Elizabeth Carter Co., TN.

    District court

    Winterwood Inc., vs. Beth Tillman, judgment for the plaintiff in forcible entry and detainer.

  • Court report: Jan. 4, 2016

    Circuit Court

    Commonwealth Credit Union, Inc., vs. Kanitha Penna, et al, judgment for the plaintiff in the amount of $6,589.92 plus interest.

    Kentucky Housing Corporation, vs. Tare Twyman, judgment for the plaintiff in the amount of $86,023.70 plus accrued and unpaid interest.

  • Crime stoppers seek info on theft

    Police are asking for the public’s help in obtaining information about a theft at Rural King Friday.

    At 11:30 a.m., a white male entered the store and removed an Arc Welder without paying for it, said Shelbyville Police. The subject is described as being in his mid- twenties to early thirties, with a short brown beard. He loaded the arc welder into a white Crown Victoria vehicle and left the scene.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Derek A. Richardson, 35, of 1479 Hanna Road was indicted for first-degree wanton endangerment (3 counts), third-degree terroristic threatening (2 counts), carrying a concealed deadly weapon, resisting arrest, menacing and third-degree criminal mischief.

    Eddie R. Davis, 57, of 2823 Elmburg Road was indicted for planting, cultivating, or harvesting marijuana with intent to transfer or sell (5 plants or more) and trafficking in marijuana (more than 8 ounces, but less than 5 pounds).

  • Shelbyville Police Reports


    Jorge Luis Garcia-Garcia, 45, of 2568 Waddy Road was arrested Oct. 24 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, no operator’s license and careless driving.