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Cops & Courts

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports June 8 , 2012

    DUI

    Joshua C. Edwards, 21, of 585 Paddock Lane in Simpsonville was arrested May 22 at Paddock Lane and Todds Point Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second-degree wanton endangerment, reckless driving and second-degree criminal mischief.

     

    Drugs

  • Graffiti spray painted on 3 schools

    An investigation is under way into several incidences of vandalism that occurred Monday night at three Shelby County schools.

    Shelby County school officials said that the vandalism occurred in the form of graffiti at East Middle, Shelby County High School and the Education Center @ Cropper, which were spray painted with curse words, racial slurs and phallic symbols.

    Duanne Puckett, public relations coordinator for SCPS, said the district’s maintenance department has cleaned up the vandalism at the sites.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports June 6, 2012

    DUI

    Carl L. Froman, 53, of 411 E. Main St. in Shelbyville was arrested April 30 on Bellview Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense and operating an ATV on the roadway.

    Samantha F. Howard, 19, of 10202 El Ventoso Court in Louisville was arrested May 7 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense.

  • Court report: June 4, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Jose V. Berumen, first-offense DUI – guilty – operator's license suspended for 120 days and $728 fine and costs.

    Kimberly A. Caswell, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license and first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – guilty – $893 fine  costs.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports June 1, 2012

    Public Intoxication

    Angel Agular, 24, of 414 8th St. was arrested May 26 on the 300 block of Henry Clay Street and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place.

     

    Resisting Arrest

    Gretchen Crawford, 23, of 100 Apple Trace Way, was arrested May 26 at 827 Bland Ave. and charged with resisting arrest. She was also served with a Jefferson County warrant of an unspecified nature.

    Kalina J. Garza, 39, of 824 College St. was arrested May 26 at that address and charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

  • Former Shelby man indicted for incest

    A former Shelbyville man serving time at the Kentucky State Reformatory at La Grange has been indicted on Shelby County charges of sex abuse and incest of a child.

    Eladio Alfaro, 39, formerly of 557 Eden Shell Lane in Shelbyville, was indicted May 9 by a Shelby County Grand Jury of first-degree sexual abuse and incest.

    The indictment says that Alfaro committed the incest “with a person whom he knew to be a descendent and the victim was less than 12 years of age.”

    Court records say that Alfaro committed the acts in 2007 in Shelby County.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments May 30, 2012

    Eladio Alfaro, 39, of Eden Shell Lane was indicted for first-degree sexual abuse and incest.

    Rebecca A. Manley, 32, of 229 Rancho Drive in Frankfort was indicted for first-degree fleeing and evading police, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense, failure of owner to maintain insurance.

    James Herman Cox Jr., 60, of 1593 Greenland Park was indicted for theft by deception (cold checks) under $10,000 and for being a persistent felony offender.

  • Court report: May 30, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Mark T. Cranmer, failure to comply with sex offender registration – dismissed without prejudice.

    Holly C. Nation, receiving stolen property – plead guilty – 12-month sentence conditionally discharged for two years, $144 costs plus restitution.

    John A. Patterson, first-offense DUI – plead guilty – 22-day sentence, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • EARLIIER: Case is back on in huge pot bust in Southville

    A man who was charged with the largest marijuana bust ever in Shelby County and inexplicably set free by federal authorities has been indicted again on those same charges.

    Enrique Olvera-Landaverde, 51, was indicted by a Shelby County Grand Jury on April 18 for trafficking in marijuana over 5 pounds.

  • EARLIER: Woman’s death at Lake Shelby likely a ‘horrible accident’

    Fish and Wildlife officials investigating why a woman died at Lake Shelby on May 12 say they don’t expect charges to be filed and that likely this was just a “horrible accident.”

    On Mother’s Day weekend, Amanda Frank, 34, her son, Patrick, 12, and a friend, Shane Jump, all of Louisville, were on a fishing outing near where the lake takes its northern bend toward the bridge at Freedom’s Way when their 15-foot 1982 Skeeter fiberglass boat began to fill up with water.