Cops & Courts

  • 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.

  • Court report: Dec. 28, 2015

    District court

    Eagle Financial Services Inc., vs. Shawn Monroe, judgment for the plaintiff in the amount of $1,923.41 plus interest.

    Southeastern Emergency Physicians, LLC, vs. Meli Vasquez, judgment for the plaintiff in the amount of $750 plus interest.

  • Two arrested after police chase

    A police chase that began with a vehicle and ended up on foot has culminated in two arrested, the driver of the car and a 17-year old passenger.

    Simpsonville Police Chief Chip Minnis said that Simpsonville Police Officer Daniel Wills was on his way home Wednesday afternoon when he spotted a car traveling at a high rate of speed on the Shelbyville Bypass.

    “When he began to pursue the vehicle, he [driver] started going even faster and he [Wills] got him to stop,” he said. “Then the passenger baled out of the car and took off running.”

  • Embezzlement cases get new court dates


  • Kuzmanovic gets February hearing date

    Miroslav Kuzmanovic, who was indicted in July for murder and other charges in connection with a fatal accident on I-64, was given a new hearing date for Feb. 5 when he appeared in Shelby Circuit Court Monday for a status hearing.

  • Finchville man injured in crash

    A Finchville man was injured in a one-vehicle crash on Fisherville Road Monday afternoon.

    Police say they do not know why Ricky Jones, 57, lost control of his Chevy pickup in a slight curve in the 5400 Block of Fisherville Road.

    Shelby County Deputy Sheriff Jeremy Younger said that Jones ran off the road and while trying to regain the roadway, overcorrected, and ran off the road on the other side, flipping his truck several times, before being ejected from the vehicle.

  • Sheriff’s office makes heroin bust

    In the latest of several such incidents, a recent drug bust in a rural area of Shelby County yielded heroin and drug paraphernalia, said police.

    The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant at 6584 Clarks Station Road on Dec 21, which revealed more than 7 grams of suspected heroin.

    Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Rice said that two adults were charged with trafficking more than two grams of heroin, two counts of wanton endangerment, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Court report: Dec 21, 2015

    Divorces granted

    Deborah L. Divine, Shelbyville vs. Emory J. Allen, Newport.

    Lori B. Schuele, Bagdad vs. Mark Edwards, Bagdad.

    Joel Dominguez, Louisville, vs. Adriana Galindo, Louisville.