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Cops & Courts

  • Court Reports Feb. 18, 2009

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Alejandro Ortega, no operator's/moped license -- guilty -- 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $243 fine and costs.

    James L. Shuck, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $300 -- guilty -- 30-day sentence and $194 fine and costs.

    William O'Daniel, non-support -- guilty -- 120-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $144 costs.

    David Aldridge, third-degree terroristic threatening -- dismissed without prejudice.

  • Burglary on the rise in Shelby

     

     Residents should be extra vigilant when it comes to home security because detectives think "serial burglars" are at work throughout the county.

    The Shelby County Sheriff's Office wants to put the word out that people should be aware that residential burglaries have increased significantly over the past few months.

    Detective Jason Rice said that although the crimes have not occurred in any part of the county, but Finchville, the Aiken Road area and Waddy have seen more home burglaries than any other area.

  • District Court Report Feb, 11, 2009

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Paul A. Corbin, license to be in possession and possession of open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle -- plead guilty -- $198 fine and costs.

  • 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.