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Cops & Courts

  • Shelbyville man arrested for rape, promoting prostitution

    A Shelbyville man has been charged with several felonies in connection with an attempt to promote prostitution, police say.

    Perry Starks, 50, of 931 Bland Ave. was arrested Tuesday and charged with third-degree rape, promoting human trafficking and unlawful transaction with a minor.

  • Court report: Feb. 26, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Thomas C. Gardner, harassment (physical contact) no injury – guilty – 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $154 costs.

  • Court report: Feb. 18, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J. R. RoBards:

    James A. Franklin, second-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – guilty – insurance monitoring for 24 months and $1143 fine and costs, $900 conditionally discharged.

  • Court report: Feb. 10, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    James V. Denton, second-degree disorderly conduct, second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot) and resisting arrest – guilty – 90-day sentence.

  • Court report: Feb. 3, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J. R. Robards:

    Dane M. Freeman, first-offense DUI – guilty – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

    Larry L. Jones Jr., first-offense DUI – guilty – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Court report: Jan. 26, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. Robards:

    Mario Esteban, harassment (physical) no injury – guilty – 30-day sentence concurrent with previous sentence.

    Dana Michelle Miller, alcohol intoxication in a public place – guilty – six-day sentence.

  • Court report: Jan. 21, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. Robards:

    Keesha N. Harris, theft by unlawful taking under $500 & third-degree terroristic threatening - guilty - 180-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years & $679 fine & costs.

  • Murder trial set for Monday

    A Shelby County man who has been in jail for nearly three years is set to go to trial Monday for murder and other charges.

    Marcus Goldsmith, 55, of Shelbyville, was arrested in the early morning hours of March 16, 2012, and charged with the murder of Keith A. Jackson, who was found lying in the doorway of his apartment, mortally injured from stab wounds. He was taken to Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, where he was pronounced dead.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports

    DUI

     

    Bobby G. Canty, 71, of 7820 Lake Villa Drive in Crestwood was arrested Nov. 17 on Hannah Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense.

    Gregory A. Kinnaird Jr., 30, of 3212 Caddo Lake Court in Lexington was arrested Dec. 24 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Kirk A. Brown, 49, of 2228 Alice Avenue, No. 204 in Oxon Hill, MD., was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin), tampering with physical evidence and theft by unlawful taking under $500.

    Ashley A. Kays, 30, of 430 Midland Blvd., was indicted for theft by unlawful taking, $10,000 or more.

    Jamison Courtney, 19, of 1132 Cropper Road in Pleasureville was indicted for theft by deception under $10,000.

    Timmy Henson, 25, of 6338 Elmburg Road in Bagdad was indicted for tampering with physical evidence and promoting contraband.