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Cops & Courts

  • Shelbyville Police reports: Jan. 21, 2010

    DUI

    Gerardo Vazquez Garcia, 33, of 2189 Midland Trail in Shelbyville was arrested Jan. 16 on Washington Street between 4th and 5th Streets and charged with DUI under aggravating circumstances, first offense, no operator's license, reckless driving, failure to maintain required insurance, possession of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle and failure to wear a seat belt.

    Traffic-related

  • Three graduate from drug court

    Three participants have graduated from the Shelby County Drug Court Program.

    The graduation, held Friday, included recognition of both the graduates and Community Partners, as well as guests, by Judge Charles Hickman. Program Supervisor Elizabeth Nichols introduced the Drug Court Team, and Case Specialist Grace Hall presented Community Certificates of Appreciation.

    Recovery Coordinator C.L. Jordan concluded the program with closing remarks.

     

  • Shelby woman leaves baby in car while shopping

    Jeffersontown Police have charged a Shelbyville woman with leaving her 9-month-old son in her minivan while she went shopping.

    The incident happened at Lowe's on Hurstbourne Parkway around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, when temperatures were below freezing.

    Erica Robison, 26, of Bald Mountain Circle was cited for second-degree wanton endangerment and endangering the welfare of a minor.

    She told police she left the child in the car while she was shopping because the infant was sleeping.

  • One killed, one injured in separate but related crashes

    A Finchville man was killed Saturday night when he ran off the road and hit a tree head-on. After that accident, an elderly man was injured when he struck the first vehicle, which had spun back out in the road after hitting the tree.A report from Kentucky State Police said that Dennis C. Murphy, Jr., 28, died from injuries he sustained when he was ejected from his 2001 pickup truck. The report said that Calvin A.

  • Shelby man indicted for murder

    A Shelby County man has been indicted on murder charges in connection with a stabbing death at Lynne Acres in October.

    Melvin Hawkins, 35, of 102 Lynne Acres, was arrested Oct. 30 at his apartment complex and charged with stabbing Rickey Wright in the chest.

  • Kitchen cabinets stolen

    When homeowners at a residence on Tealwood Drive found out that their new house had been broken into, they discovered that the kitchen sink was still there – but not the kitchen cabinets.

    Shelbyville Police Chief Robert Schutte said that Tuesday night, officers saw a suspicious sight – a man traveling westbound on Interstate 64 at the 34-mile marker with a large number of boxes.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments Jan. 11, 2010

    Shane Clyde Nelson of 3600 Tinn Drive No. 33 in Corinth, MS, was indicted for receiving stolen property under $10,000, theft by unlawful taking and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Terrance J. Wooten of 482 Midland Boulevard in Shelbyville was indicted for receiving stolen property (firearm), first-degree wanton endangerment and fourth-degree assault.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: Jan. 11, 2010

    Domestic Violence

    Elias Perez, 22, of 824 College St. in Shelbyville was arrested Jan. 9 at that address and charged with fourth-degree domestic assault with minor injury.

    Hector Gonzalez, age 38-40, of 340 Memorial Drive in Shelbyville was arrested Jan. 8 at 483 Old Mill Road and charged with fourth-degree domestic assault and served with a bench warrant from another agency for possession of a controlled substance.

    Other

  • Court Reports Jan. 6, 2010

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  • Woman charged with DUI and endangering children

    A driver who overturned her vehicle on Smithfield Road with three children inside has been arrested in connection with that incident, police say.

    Buffy C. Flanagan, 36, of Greenwood Court in Shelbyville, was arrested Friday and charged with DUI, first offense, first degree wanton endangerment and second-degree assault.

    An assault charge may occur against a driver when someone is injured as a result of an accident of this type.