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Cops & Courts

  • Shelbyville woman charged with bribery

    A Shelbyville woman who was arrested Friday on a DUI charge also has been charged with offering the officer cash and sexual favors to let her go, police say.

    Tracy L. Warner, 43, of 115 Beechwood Ave. in Shelbyville was arrested shortly after midnight at a traffic safety checkpoint at KY 395 and U.S. 60, according to a Kentucky State Police report.

  • Poole gets new court date of Aug. 5

    After her jury trial was postponed in April, Linda Poole, a Bagdad woman indicted for embezzling more than $110,000 from her employer, will head back to court next month.

    She was expected to make a plea at her court date Monday, but her hearing was moved to Aug. 5.

    Poole, 57, was indicted on 11 counts of theft by unlawful taking of more than $10,000, two counts of theft by unlawful taking by disposition and seven counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument in connection with thefts from Amen East, an auto salvage business in Bagdad.

  • Man charged with biting infant child

    A Shelby County man has been charged with child abuse because Shelbyville police say he bit his infant son on the face.

    Froylan Rios-Campos, 19, of 461 Midland Blvd., was arrested at 11 p.m. Tuesday at his residence and charged with fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

    A report by the Shelbyville Police Department says that Rios-Campos’ 9-month old son had multiple bite marks on the side of his face and that the marks had been visible for four days. The incident allegedly happened on July 9.

  • Shelbyville woman charged with organized crime

    A Shelbyville woman has been charged with engaging in organized crime, a rare but not unknown charge in the city, police say.

    Paris-France Tevis, 22, who was listed as a resident of the city at large, was so charged July 9 on an outstanding E-warrant July 9 after she had been arrested at 4:11 p.m. on Midland Trail and charged with unauthorized procurement of a controlled substance.

  • Shelbyville man charged with rape of teen

    A Shelbyville man has been arrested and charged with the rape and sodomy of a 17-year-old girl.

    Gregory G. Newton, 23, of 414 Sycamore Terrace, was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy.

    The teen, who is not being identified because she is a juvenile and an alleged victim of a sexual crime, was taken to Jewish Hospital Shelbyville and treated for sexual assault.

    The incident occurred at 3 a.m. Saturday at 1609 Cherry Lane, according to a Shelbyville Police report.

  • Police searching for missing Mount Eden teen

    Police are searching for a missing Mount Eden girl whose father said she apparently took off with a 19-year-old man.

    Officials at the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office said that around noon Wednesday the girl’s father, John Ray, of 165 Goodlett Road, had been able to track the 19-year-old’s cell phone to a location off Anderson City Road, about six miles west of Lawrenceburg.

  • Bruner heads for trial date

    Mark Bruner, charged with the brutal beating in 2011 of a woman left by the side of the road, was given a new hearing date of Sept. 9 by Shelby Circuit Court on Monday.

    Bruner will face charges of first-degree assault in a trial scheduled for Sept. 30, but a series of preliminary hearings leading up to the trial are standard procedure as the date draws near.

    His trial, previously set for March, had been postponed because some needed paperwork was not in place, but that situation has been corrected.

  • Inmate sues jail after being burned

    A former Shelby County inmate has a lawsuit pending in federal court, claiming he was burned with hot water by another inmate.

    Robert Medley, a former Lawrenceburg resident who was being housed for Anderson County at the Shelby County Detention Center, filed a federal lawsuit June 7 against both Anderson and Shelby county officials, including judge-executives, jailers and others, claiming that he was burned by another inmate while incarcerated in Shelby County in June 2012.

  • EARLIER: Memorial service for Shelby County teen kept private

    The spirit of Jackleen Lane, a teenage girl who died tragically last week, lives on in the memory of her friends and loved ones who attended a memorial remembrance service for her on Wednesday.

    Elizabeth Pulliam, director of Shelby Prevention, an organization that focuses on striving to keep kids off drugs and alcohol, held the service Wednesday for Lane, 15, of Bagdad, at the Shelby County Extension Office on Frankfort Road in order to help Lane’s friends deal with their grief and to provide counseling if they should wish it.

  • Waddy man indicted for rape, sodomy, abuse

    A Waddy man has been indicted on several felony sex-related charges against a child.

    Farryl D. Stratton, 52, was indicted by a Shelby County Grand Jury on charges of first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy and first-degree sexual abuse.

    The indictment states the offenses all as occurring on the same day, April 25, against the same minor child, listed as less than 16 years of age.