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Cops & Courts

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    DUI

    Alajia A. Johnson, 18, of 36 Maidie Lane was arrested March 18 at Martin Luther King Jr. and College streets and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second offense, and disregarding a stop sign.

    Andre R. Cardwell, 56, of 1007 Sycamore Terrace was arrested March 17 at Sycamore Terrace Apartments and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs under aggravating circumstances, second offense.

  • Accident yields murder charge

    A Lexington man has been indicted in connection with a fatal crash on I-64 in Simpsonville in May 2015.

    Rosendo Rodriquez-Fuentes, 23, is charged with murder, DUI, first-degree wanton endangerment, no operator's license and no insurance.

    His passenger, Luis Espinoza Carranza, 27, was killed.

    The three-vehicle accident happened at 4:45 am. In the morning at mile marker 30 on I-64 in Simpsonville, when Rodriquez-Fuentes hit an abandoned car that was parked in the emergency lane, said Shelby County Emergency Medical Services Director Jeff Ivers.

  • Police warn of IRS scam

    It’s tax refund time again, a great time of year for scammers to try to get in people’s pockets with an old scam back in full force, police say.

    “We’ve had reports,” Shelbyville Police and Simpsonville Police, “that callers are saying, ‘We’re on the way over there to arrest you if you don’t send us some money,’” said Maj. Istvan Kovacs with the Shelbyville Police Department.

  • Court report: April 11, 2016

    District court

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

    Civil final

    T.P.G. Anesthesiologist, vs. Cathy Smitha, judgment for the plaintiff in the amount of $490 with 8% interest.

  • Court report: April 4, 2016

    District court

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

    Meadowridge Apartments, LLC, vs. Dairrel Stayton, judgment for the plaintiff in forcible entry and detainer.

  • Court report: March 28, 2016

    District court

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

    Travis J. Day, speeding 25 mph over the limit, reckless driving, improper passing – guilty – $213 in fines and court costs.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    DUI

    Jesse D. Frost, 34, of 132 The Masters in Georgetown was arrested March 13 on I64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, first offense, speeding, reckless driving and operating a vehicle with an expired license.

    Aaron Jameson Eubank, 32, of 702 Greenwood Court was arrested Feb. 27 at 1185 Main St. and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, first offense, and first-degree wanton endangerment.

     

    Drugs

  • No injuries in crash on Bypass

     

  • No injuries in bypass crash

    No one was injured in two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon at 4:45 on the Shelbyville Bypass. Access to the Bypass from outbound La Grange Road is expected to be blocked until about 6 p.m.

  • Police seek suspect in shooting of mail trucks

    Shelbyville Police are asking for the public’s help in collecting information on who is responsible for vandalism of mail carrier trucks over the weekend.

    “Sometime between five-thirty [p.m.] Saturday and four a.m. on Monday, it appears that somebody shot windows of five vehicles parked on the lot with what appears to be a BB gun – that’s what it looks like at this point,” said Maj. Istvan Kovacks with the Shelbyville Police Department.