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Cops & Courts

  • Shelby County man killed in Spencer traffic accident

    Kentucky State Police are still investigating a fatal traffic accident in Spencer County Sunday involving a Shelby County man.

    KSP spokesperson Kendra Wilson said that at approximately 3:59 a.m., Trooper K. Armstrong drove up on a single vehicle fatality in Spencer County.

    “While patrolling, Trooper Armstrong observed a vehicle off the roadway on KY 55, near the 1500 block,” she said. “Upon investigation, Gabino Chavez-Diaz, age 39, of Shelbyville, was found unresponsive in his vehicle.”

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    DUI

    Christopher P. Lamb, 39, of 621 Darnay Place in Louisville was arrested Jan. 11 on Midland Trail and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs under aggravating circumstances, first offense and disregarding a traffic control device.

    Jose Luis Gutierrez Cruz, 23, of 3248 Taylorville Road in Finchville was arrested Jan. 1 on Midland Boulevard and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, third offense, speeding and no operator’s license.

     

  • Court report: Jan. 5, 2015

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Amanda Kobus, owner permit other to operate motor vehicle without required insurance/security – guilty – 10-day sentence and $143 costs.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Jan. 7, 2015

    Lucinda M. Patterson, 40, of 1434 McNakin McMullan Road was arrested Dec. 1 on Locust Grove Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, no registration receipt and no registration plates.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports

    Warrants

    Justin Swanstrom, 31, of 5898 Aiken Road was arrested Dec. 4 at 401 Main St. on a Shelby County warrant for an unstated charge.

    Brenda Fugate, 33, of 1520 Ogden Vest Road was served Oct. 16 at the Shelby County Detention Center with a Floyd County warrant for second-degree criminal trespassing and second-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified).

  • Outlet mall theft yields $10k in stolen merchandise

    Three Simpsonville Police officers spent Tuesday cataloguing a huge mound of stolen items they recovered from a would-be theft at the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass Monday night.

    The incident ended with the arrest of Whitney Lyons, 35, Latisha M. Morris, 40, and Taria Buchanan, all of Nashville, Tenn. Each woman is charged with theft by unlawful taking, $500 or more, but slightly less than $10,000, and officers say more charges could be forthcoming.

  • Court report: Dec. 22, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Betty Springate:

    Steven Derek Cornish, theft by unlawful taking/disp shoplifting and second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot) – pleaded guilty – 180-day sentence, serve 30 days, balance conditionally discharged for two years and $154 costs.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Dec. 26, 2014

    DUI

    John Melhuish, 46, of 1742 Woodlawn Road was arrested Oct. 24 on Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid, failure to report a traffic accident and reckless driving.

     

    Traffic

  • Two recovering from accident on Fox Run

    Two Shelbyville men are recovering from injuries sustained in a car crash on Fox Run Road Saturday.

    Timothy Jones 21, and James Henley, 20, were transported to the University of Louisville Hospital, with Jones going by helicopter.

    He remains in critical condition at the hospital’s intensive care unit, while Hensley has been released, said Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Murray.

  • Court report: Dec. 15, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    William C. Clark, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess – guilty – $404 fine and costs plus $100 to DARE.