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Cops & Courts

  • Six cars torched at repair shop

    Crime Stoppers is appealing to the public for any information anyone has about six cars that were torched Thursday night at a local auto repair business.

    Shelby County Detective Jason Rice said the vehicles, which were awaiting repair, were parked on the lot of Bailey's Service Center on Hill 'n' Dale Drive behind Walmart when the vandalism occurred.

  • No local Memorial Day traffic fatalities

    Nobody was killed in traffic accidents over the Memorial Day weekend in Kentucky State Police’s Post 12 area, which includes Shelby, Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Spencer and Woodford counties.

    However, seven fatalities occurred statewide.

    Also, KSP reports that troopers issued 544 citations, 99 for speeding, 180 for seat belt violations and three child restraint violations. In addition, troopers made eight DUI arrests, 45 other arrests, investigated four traffic collisions and conducted 12 safety checkpoints.

    Also, 219 other citations were issued.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports May 29, 2009

    William C. Russell, 45, of Shelbyville, was arrested May 27 on Main Street and was charged with second-degree disorderly conduct and failure to notify the Department of Transportation of an address change.

    Joshua B. Spaulding, 20, of Eminence, was arrested May 27 on Osprey Cove and charged with disregarding a stop sign, failure to wear a seat belt and operating on a suspended operator’s license.

    Donald Douglas, 37, of Lousville, was arrested May 26 at Highway 55 and I-64 and charged with speeding 19 miles over the speed limit.

     

  • Shelbyville Police Reports May 27, 2009

    DUIs and Traffic-Related  

    John D. Yuhasty, 32, of Louisville was arrested Sunday at Old Mount Eden and Seven Mile Road and charged with DUI first offense with aggravating circumstance and careless driving.

    Lincoln K. Washington, 39, of Frankfort was arrested Saturday on Taylorsville Road and charged with DUI.

      Other  

    Dennis K. Douthitt, 49, of Shelbyville was arrested Friday on 1st Street and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports May 22, 2009

    Christopher L. Coffman, 26, of Louisville, was arrested Tuesday on Mount Eden Road and charged with alcohol intoxication.

    Joseph L. Feldman, 25, of Louisville, was arrested Tuesday on Mount Eden Road and charged with DUI first offense.

    Marcia Payne, 21, of Shelbyville, was arrested Wednesday at Lynn Acres and charged with disorderly conduct and hindering apprehension.

    Charles H. Lee, 36, of Albany, Ky., was arrested Wednesday on Taylorsville Road and charged with DUI second offense.

  • Crime Stoppers seeks info with several thefts from cars

    Last week saw a rash of thefts from cars, virtually in all areas of town, police say.

    Shelbyville Police Officer Istvan Kovacs said that all except one car was unlocked, and he is not certain about that one.

    On May 15, between 4-11 p.m. someone took a Garmon GPS from a car in the 900 block of Magnolia Avenue. The GPS was valued at more than $100.

    Also on that date, between midnight and 8 a.m. someone took a stereo valued at $150 from an unlocked car at Lynn Acres.

  • District Court Report, April 29

    Court report 4/27/09

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Regulo Rodriguez, first-offense DUI, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- plead guilty -- 30-day sentence, serve two days, balance conditionally discharged for two years, operator's license suspended for 120 days and $1328 fine and costs.

  • Officer uses Taser to fight man with hammer

    A Shelbyville man received a shock when police used a Taser to subdue him after he attacked an officer with a hammer, police say.

    Guthrie Ford, 63, of 800 Main Street in Shelbyville was arrested Sunday and slapped with numerous charges all stemming from the alleged hammer attack.

    The report says the incident began when Kevin Redmond looked out a window at his residence on 9th Street and saw Ford sitting in his car. Redmond said he went to his car and asked Ford to get out, but that Ford threatened him with a hammer.

  • Shelbyville Pollice Reports: May 20, 2009

    Drunken Driving/Traffic-Related

    Hector O. Ganzalez, 24, of Louisville was arrested May 17 on Interstate 64 at Mile Marker 31 and charged with DUI first offense, no operator’s license and speeding.

    Jessie T. Scrogam Jr., 26, of Bagdad was arrested May 15 on Jonathan Circle and charged with DUI, third offense in five years.

    Terri M. Norton, 39, of Shelbyville was arrested May 13 on Brooks Industrial Road and charged with DUI under aggravating circumstances.

  • State police event to promote motorcycle safety

    Kentucky State Police will kickoff Motorcycle Safety Awareness Day on Thursday in Frankfort.

    This event, which is in its second year, will be an all-day affair that includes include vendor displays, a news conference, a safety seminar and the "Cruise for Awareness" ride.

    The riders will be escorted by KSP and the Lexington Police Department, with more than 200 motorcycles traveling through Frankfort making a swing around the State Capitol building.