Cops & Courts

  • Shelbyville Police Reports


    Felipe D. Rodriguez, 45, of 1528 Cherry Lane was arrested Nov. 1 at 123 Henry Clay St. and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants under aggravated circumstances, first offense and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle.



    Meleton Hernandez, 27, of 5211 Eminence Pike was arrested Oct. 30 on Old Eminence Pike and charged with driving without a license.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Danita Patterson, 56, of 77 Monica Drive was indicted for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine), promoting contraband, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a DUI suspended license, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, second offense, possession of an alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle and careless driving.

    Jennifer R. Stone, 38, of 5461 Finchville Road was indicted for theft by unlawful taking under $10,000.

  • Court report: Nov. 10, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Betty Springate:

    Christopher P. Mosher, first-offense DUI – Alford plea – 10-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Simpsonville Police foil 2 thefts

    Thanks to some diligent work by security personnel at the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass and the Simpsonville Police Department, two large-scale shoplifting cases were thwarted.

    At about 3 p.m. Monday, police were alerted by the Loss Prevention Department of Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH store of two Hispanic males shoplifting from the store.

    According to the report, three Armani suits were stolen, but a suspect returned one of the suits to the store.

  • Teen struck by car taken to Kosairs

    A teen was hit by a car Wednesday on Midland Trail when he tried to cross the roadway shortly before 4:30 p.m., police said.

    The boy was taken to Kosair Childrens Hospital with what EMS officials called non-life threatening injuries.

  • Court report: Nov. 4, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Charles N. Drury, speeding 20 mph over limit and third-degree poss controlled substance – drug unspecified – guilty – $394 fine and costs plus $100 to DARE.

  • Five injured in U.S. 60 crash near Discovery Boulevard

    A two-vehicle accident Sunday morning sent all five people – 3 adults and 2 children – to the hospital with injures.

    Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Murray said he didn’t think any of the injuries were life threatening, and the that the most seriously injured was the driver of the pickup, Jack Kimbrough.

    He is listed in stable condition at the University of Louisville.

    Murray said the accident happened at about 10 a.m. when Kimbrough, 79, pulled out of his driveway and into the path of a car driven by Rebecca Willen.

  • Six arrested in 3 different burglaries

    Shelby County Sheriff’s detectives arrested six people in connection with three different burglaries that occurred in various parts of the county.

    Tim Henson, 34, and Pamela Corona, 48, both of Cropper were arrested Oct. 7 in connection with burglaries in that area, said Detective Jason Rice.

    He said the pair mostly targeted the homes of people they knew, and they knew when they wouldn’t be at home. Items taken include power tools, chain saws and other such items, he said.

  • Anglin gets court date of Dec. 15

    Benita Anglin, a former payroll manager of the Shelby County Public Schools who was arrested Aug. 22, two days after she was indicted for embezzling hundreds of thousands from the school district, has a new court date of Dec. 15.

    Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman set that date at Anglin’s hearing on Monday, the first in a series of what will probably be several court dates in the process of her case.

    Anglin’s attorney, Matt Pippin of Shelbyville, said he has no idea how long the process will take.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports


    Antonio Javier Alvarado, 30, of unknown address was arrested Oct. 10 at 200 Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, reckless driving, no operator’s license and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    John Donald Diamond, 39 of 1653 Stapleton Road was arrested Oct. 11 at 1530 Midland Trail and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, careless driving and operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license.