Cops & Courts

  • Court report: June 29, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Joel Timothy, first-offense aggravator DUI – guilty – 15-day sentence, serve eight days home incarceration, balance conditionally discharged for two years, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Waddy traffic stop leads to foot chase

    A traffic stop in Waddy Tuesday afternoon led to a foot chase by deputies, said police.

    Shelby County Sheriff’s Detective, Maj. Jason Rice said that about a dozen or more officers searched for the suspect, who fled when the vehicle was pulled over, just before the Waddy exit eastbound, at about 2 p.m.

    “He was a passenger in a car that was pulled over for speeding,” said Rice. “He’s from the Louisville area, and he did have outstanding warrants. We believe that’s why he took off and ran from the traffic stop.”

  • Court report: June 22, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards:

    Vicky Alamerez-White, no operator's/moped license – guilty – 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $193 fine and costs.

  • Shelbyville Police Warrants June 17

    Zachary T. Dziedzic, 22, of 103 Turnberry Court in Frankfort was arrested April 19 on I-64 on a Jefferson County warrant for loitering, possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin) and second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (drug unspecified).

  • Man charged with pushing girlfriend out of moving car

    A Louisville man has been charged with three felonies in connection with a domestic violence situation at Lake Shelby Saturday.

    Scott T. Brown, 48, is charged with first-degree assault, first-degree wanton endangerment and intimidating a witness in a legal process.

    According to a Shelbyville Police Report, Brown pushed his live-in girl friend out of his moving vehicle during an argument, causing her serious physical injury.

  • Court report: June 15, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge J.R. RoBards:

    Lisa M. Ferguson, facilitation theft by unlawful taking all others $500 or more but under $10,000 – guilty – 12-month sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $154 costs

  • Truck driver identified in fatal crash

    The identity of a truck driver that died in a single-vehicle fatal crash on La Grange Road has been identified, according to the Shelby County Coroner’s office.

    Jingbin Tang, 50, of Illinois, was killed Tuesday afternoon in the accident on La Grange Road near Fox Run Road as he was delivering a load of seafood.

    Because witnesses had seen him driving erratically just prior to the accident and because he had not tried to brake, police had speculated that Tang had run off the road and crashed into a tree head on because of a medical condition.

  • Court report: June 4, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Cynthia R. Mills, second-degree disorderly conduct – dismissed.

    Keith A. Eggen, possession of marijuana – guilty – $404 fine and costs plus $100 to DARE.

  • Shelby man arrested for sex crime

    A Shelbyville man has been arrested and charged with sex charges in connection with a female relative under the age of 18 years old.

    Rogelio Rodriguez, 37, was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree sexual abuse.

    A Shelbyville Police report says that Rodriguez has been abusing the girl for four years, by fondling her, along with other activities, with the last such incident occurring at 4 a.m. Monday, when the girl rejected his physical advances by kicking him.

  • Car theft in Waddy springs from Craig’s List

    A Nicholasville man had his car stolen Saturday morning from a Waddy truck stop and police say they are not optimistic about getting it back.

    Robert Young, 37, had placed his wife’s car for sale on Craig’s List, and had been contacted by someone who had expressed interested in buying it, said Shelby County Sheriff’s Detective Maj. Jason Rice.