Cops & Courts

  • Shelbyville Police reports: Jan. 6, 2010

    Driving Under the Influence  

    Jessica S. Brandenburg, 22, of 1502 Bostwick St. in Louisville was arrested Jan. 4 at 1533 Midland Trail and charged with driving under the influence, second offense, under aggravating circumstances.


    Marvin Palencia, 38, of 1586 Lena Court in Shelbyville was arrested Dec. 30 at 303 Main St. and charged with second-degree forgery and identity theft.

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    Victor M. Roldan-Hernandez, 41, of 25 Midland Boulevard in Shelbyville was arrested Dec. 20 at Kentucky Street and Nora Avenue and charged with DUI, no operator’s license, no insurance, no registration, fourth-degree domestic assault, second-degree wanton endangerment.

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  • Shelby tops state for DUI convictions

    People who make it a point to eat, drink and be merry this holiday season might not be so merry if they hit the roads in Shelby County in a besotted condition.

    Statistics complied by Kentucky State Police show that Shelby County has the state's highest conviction rate for DUI cases.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Dec. 17, 2009

    Christopher D. Fields, 21, of 305 Lynne Acres in Shelbyville was arrested Dec. 16 at that address on two bench warrants—one each  from Gallatin and Harrison counties.

    Lisa Downey, 37, of 908 Main St. in Shelbyville was arrested Dec. 16 at 11 Main St. (Hot Spot Liquor) and charged with alcohol intoxication in public. At that time, she was also served with a bench warrant from Henry County for failure to appear in court.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports


     Alexis D. Correa, 19, of 422 Harswood, No. 6 of Frankfort was arrested Nov. 13 on Frankfort Road and charged with no operator’s license, speeding, improper registration and failure to maintain insurance.

  • Shelbyville Police reports: Dec. 10, 2009

    Dennis Douthitt 50, of 12 Goodman Avenue in Shelbyville was arrested Dec. 2 at that address and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, third offense in 12 months and resisting arrest. He was also served with a Shelby County warrant for failure to appear in court.

    Nicolas Carrano, 18, of city at large in Shelbyville was arrested Nov. 30 at 1018 High St. and charged with second-degree burglary and contempt of court.

  • Candlelight vigil for James Duckett draws large crowd

    The flickering lights of more than 100 candles filled the sanctuary of Rockbridge United Methodist Church with a soft glow Monday night.

    Each candle was held by someone who had come to remember James Duckett, 43, who was murdered a year ago.

    The church was filled with alternating sounds of weeping and laughter as family and friends shared memories of a man who everyone agreed had been a special individual.

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  • Sheriff's office makes arrests in burglaries

    Shelby County Sheriff's detectives have arrested four men and charged them in connection with several burglaries.

    Two of the men, Orville Marcum, 38, and Michael Gillis, 26, both of Henry Clay Street, are charged with burglaries on Vigo Road and Cedarmore Road.

    James Cox and Nathan Doss, both 28 and both of Louisville, are charged in connection with a burglary on Aiken Road.