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Cops & Courts

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments: Feb. 25, 2009

    Cherish N. Hunter of Frankfort was indicted for first-degree illegal possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), tampering with physical evidence and promoting contraband.

    Lindsay L. Flagg of Shelbyville was indicted for fraudulent use of a credit card, complicity, theft of identity and theft by unlawful taking under $300.

    Jessica R. Hardaway of Shelbyville was indicted for fraudulent use of a credit card, complicity, theft of identity and theft by unlawful taking under $300.

    Darryl L. Stoner of Simpsonville was indicted for flagrant non-support.

  • Court Reports Feb. 25, 2009

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Ashley M. Bessette, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $300- plead guilty -- ten-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $244 fine and costs.

    Tanner J. Jaroszek, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $300 -- plead guilty -- $294 fine and costs; second-degree criminal mischief -- plead guilty -- 60-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $144 costs.

  • Shelbyville PD welcomes new officer

    Blaine Kohl's face was solemn as he raised his right hand and took the police officer's oath, administered to him by Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman.

    After the swearing-in ceremony Thursday morning, Kohl was welcomed warmly by some of his fellow officers at a reception in the community room at the police station.

    The new officer brings the department up to 24 strong, Shelbyville Police Chief Robert Schutte said.

  • Kentucky State Police to hold car raffle

    The Kentucky State Police Trooper Island raffle for 2009 features a 372-horsepower Dodge Challenger R/T.

    The vehicle has a brilliant black metallic exterior and a dark slate gray cloth interior. The car is powered by a 5.7-liter V8 (HEMI) MDS VCT engine with a lifetime limited warranty.

    Other features include dual rear exhaust, a five speed automatic transmission, 20-inch chrome wheels, a rear spoiler, power sunroof, six disc CD changer and six Boston Acoustics speakers.

  • 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.