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Cops & Courts

  • Harris gets new court date

    A man charged with holding a woman against her will as well as sex and other crimes against her, received on Monday a new court date of Sept. 23 for a disposition hearing in Shelby Circuit Court. 

    Gary Harris, 48, of 833 Bland Ave., Apt. 2B in Shelbyville is accused of holding a woman at gun and knifepoint for five days. He was arrested May 7 and charged with first-degree sodomy, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, fourth-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment, all felony offenses except for the domestic violence charge, which is a misdemeanor.

  • Bruner’s trial date set for Sept. 30

    Three people in high profile court cases received new hearing dates in Shelby Circuit Court on Monday, including Mark Bruner, who is charged with the brutal beating in 2011 of a woman left by the side of the road.

    Bruner will return to Shelby Circuit Court on Sept. 9, and his jury trial on charges of first-degree assault is scheduled for Sept. 30. His trial, previously set for March, had been postponed because some needed paperwork was not in place, but that situation has been corrected.

  • Poole pleads guilty in embezzlement

    Linda Poole, a Bagdad woman who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $110,000 from her employer, could get 110 years in prison for those crimes when she is sentenced next month.

    In a choked voice before Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman on Monday, Poole, 58, answered with a tearful “yes,” when Hickman asked her if she understood the ramifications of pleading guilty.

  • 2 Shelby men charged with destroying cabin

    Two Shelby County men were arrested July 31 and charged with breaking into a log cabin home on Mount Washington Road, trashing the cabin and stealing a variety of items including two 4-wheelers.

  • Slain Shelbyville teen's family wants grand jury transcripts

    The family of Trey Williams, the teenager shot to death in 2011 during a confrontation with Shelbyville Police, are fighting in court to be able to view records of a Shelby County grand jury’s reasons for exonerating the police officer who fired the fatal shot.
    That grand jury met on Jan. 4, 2012, and deliberated more than four hours, before determining that that officer Suzanna Marcum had acted with justifiable cause to use deadly force in subduing Williams, 18. The hearing came after a 6-week investigation by Kentucky State Police.

  • Man gets 6 years in prison on sex offender charges

    A Shelbyville man has been sentenced to 6 years in prison after violating probation for failing to comply with the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry.

    Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman pronounced the sentence July 22 after Timothy Allen Schlosser pleaded guilty.

    Schlosser, 42, of 1616 Lakeside Drive had pleaded guilty to the same offense in April 2012 and had been granted a 5-year probation. Then in December he again was charged with failing to comply with the registry, a charge that effectively revoked his probation.

  • Charges expanded against Shelbyville man in imprisonment case

    A man accused of holding a woman at gun and knife point for five days has been indicted on those and additional charges and will be arraigned Monday in Shelby Circuit Court.
    Gary Harris, 48, of 833 Bland Ave., Apt. 2B in Shelbyville was arrested May 7 and charged with first-degree sodomy, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, fourth-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment, all felony offenses except for the domestic violence charge, which is a misdemeanor.

  • Court report: July 29, 2013

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Anthony T. Bradford, second-degree disorderly conduct and alcohol intoxication in a public place – guilty – $379 fine and costs.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports July 31

    DUI

    Tanna R. Malone, 31, of 138 Sherry Drive was arrested July 25 on Mount Eden Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second offense and second-degree disorderly conduct.

     

    Traffic

    Griselda Patricia Banuzlos-Abela, 30, of 218 A St. was arrested July 27 at 4th and Washington streets and charged with no operator’s license and speeding.

  • 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.