Cops & Courts

  • Court report: Feb. 09, 2011

  • Shelby man sentenced for failing to file tax returns

    A Shelby County man has been given a 6-month confinement sentence and ordered to pay more than $300,000 in fines and restitution for failure to pay income taxes.

    Ricky Edward Hughes, former president and CEO of U.S. Wireless Online, Inc., was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to 6 months community confinement and 3 years probation.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports Feb. 9, 2011


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  • Court report: Feb. 4, 2011

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Angela B. Groves, no/expired registration plates and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security - guilty - $663 fine and costs.

    Christopher W. Locke, speeding 20 mph over limit, no operator's/moped license and first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance - guilty - 30-day sentence, serve eight days, balance conditionally discharged for 2 years and $783 fine and costs.

  • Sheriff's Reports Feb. 4, 2011



  • Grand Jury Indictments Feb. 4, 2011

      Charles Boswell, of unknown address, was indicted for theft of identity, second-degree fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest, third-degree escape, third-degree escape attempt, no license in possession, operating a motor vehicle without a license, operating a motor vehicle with excessive window tint, operating a motor vehicle with an obstructed windshield, distributing tobacco products to a minor and being a persistent felony offender.

  • Downtown burglary site of break-in

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a break-in at a downtown business.

    On Jan. 31, Sylvia’s Closet was broken into sometime between 4 p.m. Monday afternoon and when the business opened on Tuesday.

    The business, located on the 400 block of Main Street, was entered through the back door.

  • Court report: Feb. 2, 2011

  • Police Reports Feb. 2, 2011


    Lorenzo V. Hernandez, 32, of 1036 Henry Clay Street in Shelbyville was arrested Jan. 23 on Sanford Lane and charged with DUI, first offense under aggravating circumstances, no operator’s license, rear license not illuminated and failure to maintain insurance, first offense.

    He was also served with two Shelby County bench warrants for DUI, first offense.

  • No one injured in car-bus wreck at Collins HS

    There were no injuries in a traffic accident Tuesday morning  on U.S. 60 in front of Collins High School involving a Shelby County school bus tied up traffic in both directions for about 40 minutes Tuesday morning.