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Cops & Courts

  • Crime Stoppers seeks info on theft

    Shelbyville Crime Stoppers is seeking information on a theft that occurred Thursday, Feb. 12, at Cracker Barrel.

    According to Shelbyville Police, someone broke into a car in the parking lot at Cracker Barrel on Mount Eden Road while the owner was having lunch between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.

  • Thief lands back in jail

     

     A local man recently released from jail on bail after he was charged with cutting a hole in a pharmacy ceiling and lowering himself inside to rob the place, has landed behind bars again.

    Ralph Taylor Williams, 50, was arrested after  police say he wrote a bad check for more than $5,000 for a four-wheel-drive utility vehicle, which he immediately pawned, then repeated the same scam in another county.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Feb. 13, 2009

    Clinton Wesley Moore, 32, of Taylorsville, was charged Friday at the Carroll County Detention Center with second-degree assault, second-degree robbery and intimidating a witness in a legal process.

    Alejandro Quezada-Diego, 27, of Shelbyville, was arrested Saturday on Midland Trail and charged with no operator's license, no insurance, and no brake lights.

    Penny L. Rader of Shelbyville was arrested Saturday on Village Lane on a bench warrant from Jefferson County.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Feb. 18, 2009

    Shelbyville Police Reports

    Drunken Driving

    Brenda R. Rece, 55, of Shelbyville, was arrested Feb. 14 on Mount Eden Road and charged with DUI, second offense, and operating on a suspended operator's license.

    Juan Doe, 25, of Shelbyville, was arrested Feb. 14 on Midland Boulevard and charged with DUI, one headlight, no operator's license and giving police a false name.

    Ashley Price, 29, of Shelbyville, was arrested Feb. 15 on Smithfield Road and charged with DUI, second offense, and second-degree wanton endangerment.

  • Grand Jury Indictments Feb. 13, 2009

    Douglas Todd of Louisville was indicted on 11 counts of unlawful taking over $300 and four counts of unlawful taking under $300.

    Eric A. Pequeno of Shelbyville was indicted for theft of identity.

    Erney L. Howard of Waddy has been charged by the Shelby Circuit Court with flagrant nonsupport.

    Dwayne Edward Glaab of Louisville has been charged by the Shelby Circuit Court with third-degree burglary.

  • Tractor-trailer overturns on I-64; driver unhurt

    A semi-tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 64 on Thursday morning just east of the Jefferson/Shelby County line.

    The accident happened just after 9 a.m. when the rig left the roadway, traveling east on I-64.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Ron Turley said he did not any information he could release on the accident, except that the driver of the truck was not injured.

  • District Court Report Feb. 4, 2009

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge

    Donna Dutton:

    Joseph D. Brooks, disorderly conduct -- plead guilty -- 90-day sentence, serve 15 days, balance conditionally discharged for two years.

    William Shawn Fleming, second-offense DUI -- guilty -- 60-day sentence, serve seven days, balance conditionally discharged for two years, operator's license suspended for 12 months, and $878 fine and costs.

  • Serial arsonist indicted

    James Aaron Clark, 27, of Shelbyville, who confessed to setting nine house fires, was indicted Wednesday for first and second-degree arson and criminal mischief.

    Clark, arrested in October after his confession, was indicted on one count of first-degree arson, a felony that carries a penalty of 20 years to life, three counts of second-degree arson, also a felony, one count of first-degree criminal mischief and three counts of third-degree criminal, charges which were also related to the fires.

  • Police ask for help solving vending machine thefts

    Police ask for help solving vending machine  thefts

    By Lisa King/Sentinel-News staff writer

    Police are asking for any information about two vending machine thefts that occurred Jan. 31 at the Holiday Inn on Clubhouse Drive.

    The theft happened between 8 and 9 p.m. that night when someone pried open two vending machines, damaging them extensively and removing $500 cash.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    Shelbyville Police Reports

     

    Robert B. Wade, 28, of Simpsonville, was arrested Sunday on Midland Boulevard and charged with DUI and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

    Gutherie L. Ford, 53, of Shelbyville, was arrested Saturday on Martin Luther King Street and charged with alcohol intoxication, menacing, fleeing and evading police on foot and disorderly conduct. He was also served with three bench warrants.