Cops & Courts

  • Two men charged with wanton endangerment

    Cody S. Ogden, 19, and Dalton K. Patterson, 18, were arrested early Tuesday morning  and charged with wanton endangerment and other charges after being in a fight at Indian Ridge.

    A report from the Shelbyville Police Department stated that Ogden allegedly had a gun, and that Patterson had a knife. Some residents said the pair threatened their lives at around 2 a.m.

    They were lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center.


  • Shelbyville Police Reports: April 30, 2010



    Scott A. Gribbins, 32, of 706 Village Lane in Shelbyville was arrested April 27 at 720 Taylorsville Road and charged with theft from auto, second-degree criminal mischief, second-degree criminal mischief and receiving stolen property under $500.


    Public Intoxication


  • Funny money passed around town

    Two people have been arrested on counterfeit charges, accused of passing fake currency in Shelbyville and Simpsonville.

    Wesley S. Cecil, 28, and Brandy Elaine Rion, 29, both of Louisville, are charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument, a Class C felony, which carries a penalty of 5 to 10 years in prison.

    Shelbyville Police Chief Robert Schutte said that they are accused of passing counterfeit money on eight separate occasions at local businesses during the first week of April.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports April 26. 2010

    No operator’s license


    Jennifer F. Sharp, 35, of city at large in Louisville was arrested April 25 at 1220 Shepherd Way and charged with no operator’s license and giving a false name or address to a police officer.

    She was also served with a Jefferson County bench warrant for cold checks.


    Alcohol Intoxication

  • Shelbyville Police Reports April 22, 2010

    Alcohol Intoxication


    Byron Lopez, 23, of 1109 High St. in Shelbyville was arrested April 20 on College Street and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense.

    Scott D. Hall, 44, of city at large in Shelbyville was arrested April 21 at 1st and Henry Clay Street and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: April 20, 2010

    Driving Under the Influence

    Norris A. Martin, 28, of 66 Autumn Ridge Drive in Shelbyville was arrested April 15 at Bayne and Midland Trial and charged with DUI, no operator’s license, and reckless driving.

    Richard Contreras, 47, of 109 Nora Ave. in Shelbyville, was arrested April 17 on Taylorsville Road and charged with DUI, first offense, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and reckless driving.


  • Incest charges dismissed against local man

    All charges have been dropped against a Shelbyville man who was arrested in April 2008 and charged with incest.

    Roy I. Cissell, 56, of Shelbyville had been charged with four counts of incest with someone under 18 years old after a year-long investigation by the Kentucky State Police.

  • Caught in a web


  • Woman arrested in robbery of pizza delivery man

    Another person has been arrested in connection with the robbery of a Pizza Hut delivery driver, which occurred March 30.

    Angelic Burkhead, 24, of 408 Lynne Acres, was arrested March 31 and incurred the same charge as the three men who are accused of beating a Pizza Hut delivery man and taking his money and pizzas.

  • Officers use simulator to train in use of deadly force

    Sheriff's Deputy Riley Kennedy saved two innocent bystanders from being gunned down last week, disarmed a knife-wielding man in the courtroom and took down a gunman who was holding a gun on his partner. It was all in a day's work, even if it was all in simulation.

    Those scenarios were just a few of the 400 possible situations that officers did their best to overcome in simulation last week.