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Cops & Courts

  • 11th Teen Court convenes

    The 15 students sitting in the jury box listened to a mock trial in the Shelby circuit court room Monday night. In the future, the cases will be real and the defendants will be one of their peers.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports, Dec. 12, 2008

    Shelbyville Police Reports

    David K. Lee, 51, of Danville, was arrested Dec. 6 on Midland Boulevard and charged with DUI, first offense.

    Carleen A. Bailey, 32, of Shelbyville, was arrested Dec. 4 on Washington Street and charged with no operator's license, expired registration and driving on a suspended license.

    Daniel Johnson, 53, of Goshen, Ky., was arrested Dec. 5 on I-64 and charged with DUI, second offense.

    Pedro Jacinto Navarrete, 52, of Shelbyville, was arrested Dec. 7 on Juniper Drive and charged with fourth-degree domestic assault.

  • Jar of charity money stolen from store counter

    Police are asking for help in locating the person who stole a jar of charitable donations from a gas-station counter.

    The jar contained $150 in cash and change that was supposed to be used for the “Shop with a Cop,” charity that provides winter clothing, shoes and a toy for children in need at Christmas.

    The jar was stolen from the Starting Gait Chevron, located at 7117 Shelbyville Road, on Nov. 30 between the hours of noon and 8 p.m., according to store manager Joe Riggs.

  • District Court report Dec. 3.

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Ashley Gray, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $300 -- plead guilty -- eight-day sentence and $144 costs.

    Charles Richmond III, third-degree first-offense possession of controlled substance -- plead guilty -- 180-day sentence, serve 45 days, balance conditionally discharged for two years and $144 costs.

    Samantha Jo Sieloff, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $300 -- plead guilty -- eight-day sentence and $144 costs.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    Drunken Driving

    Rosario Miguel Gonzalez, 29, of Shelbyville, was arrested Nov. 22 on Smithfield and Walnut and charged with DUI, disregarding a traffic control device and no operator's license.

    Jonathan Rice, 23, of Shelbyville, was arrested Nov. 19 on Ky. 55 and charged with DUI.

    Diana B. Farris, 41, of Shelbyville, was arrested Nov. 15 on Kentucky Street and charged with DUI, first offense and fleeing and evading police on foot.

  • Pee Wee Valley escapee captured

    An inmate who escaped from Pee Wee Valley Correction Institute for Women has been captured.

    Anita Thomas escaped from the prison on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 9:21 p.m.

    Kentucky State Police put out an alert for Thomas and she was recaptured in Louisville, where she is from, the next day.

    It is not known what charges Thomas was serving time for or how much time she had left on her sentence.

  • Dog stolen from Pearl Street

    An American Pitbull Terrier has been stolen from 97 Pearl Street, which is located off 11th Street, according to Shelbyville Police officer Istvan Kovacs.

    The dog was taken last week when the animal got out of his yard, Kovacs said. He added that a neighbor had caught the dog. Then the animal got loose again and a different neighbor caught it,  but then three men came to his house and said the dog was theirs. They took the dog with them, but it did not belong to them, Kovacs said.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    DUI

    Penny Tackett, 55, of Shelbyville, was arrested Nov. 8 on Midland Trail and charged with DUI.

    Lawrence R. Schnieders, 50, of Shelbyville, was arrested Nov. 8 on Boone Station Road and charged with DUI.

    Other Traffic Offenses

    Jeovany Ramos Ramirez, 25, of Shelbyville, was arrested Nov. 5 on Kentucky Street and charged with speeding, no operator's license, no registration and criminal possession of a forged instrument.

  • District Court Report Nov. 19

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Anthony S. Anderson, two charges of second-degree wanton endangerment -- diversion completed -- dismissed.

    Lynsey N. Greenwell, third-degree criminal trespassing -- plead guilty -- $244 fine and costs.

    Joshua M. Logsdon, disorderly conduct -- plead guilty -- $244 fine and costs.

    Antonio M. Ochoa, first-offense unlicensed manuf/sale/store/purch/transport alcoholic beverage -- plead guilty -- $294 fine and costs.

  • State police looking for stolen trailer and three remote controlled airplanes

    Kentucky State Police is asking the public for help in recovering a stolen trailer and three remote control airplanes.

    The theft occurred in Spencer County in the early morning of Sept. 22. Unknown subject or subjects stole the trailer with remote airplanes inside it from the Finish Line Automotive located on KY 55 in Taylorsville.

    KSP investigators believe that it possible that the thieves were unaware at the time of the theft the airplanes where inside the trailer.