Cops & Courts

  • Shelbyville Police Reports, June 26, 2013


    Hector Duran Vicente, 30, of 467 Midland Boulevard was arrested June 17 at 469 Old Mill Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs under aggravating circumstances, first offense, obstructing a highway, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle and three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

  • Man charged after beating car with ball bat

    A Simpsonville man was arrested after allegedly beating another man’s car with a ball bat while the man was inside the vehicle with a young child.

    Troy Roseberry of 432 Lincoln Station Drive is charged with second-degree criminal mischief and three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

    A Shelbyville Police report said that on June 14 at 11:45 p.m. Roseberry was on Lynne Acres Drive, standing beside the car belonging to the other man, who is not named in the report.

  • Jailed Shelby man indicted on additional sex charges

    A Shelbyville man arrested in April in connection with a sex crime against a child has been indicted on several more charges, court records say.

    Joshua S. Nation, 30, of 471 Midland Blvd., has been lodged at the Shelby County Detention Center since he was arrested April 22 at his residence and charged with first-degree sodomy of a child under 12 years old, and he now faces charges of first-degree rape and incest.

  • Church of God countersues Barnes, others

    DANVILLE – A minister from Shelbyville is one of a group being countersued by the Church of God of America Inc., which has a church in Shelbyville.

    Justin Barnes, pastor of the church at 600 Bradshaw Street in Shelbyville, and others had filed suit last year to establish themselves as the leadership of the church.

    The most recent lawsuit, filed June 11 in Boyle Circuit Court, accuses a group of disgruntled members of tarnishing the name and reputation of this Danville-headquartered church and its leader, Bishop and President Timothy Napier.

  • EARLIER: Many questions remain in Shelby girl's drowning death

    Significant questions remain in the days after a 15-year-old girl was found drowned in an industrial area along Clear Creek in Shelbyville.

    How did Jackleen Nicole Lane, 15, of Bagdad, whose body was spotted floating Monday morning by a Norfolk Southern Railroad conductor, end up in such a lonely, secluded place after a family member said she was headed to the Shelby County Fair?

    What led to her drowning – apparently a few days earlier, based on autopsy results –  without any sign of an injury that might have incapacitated her?

  • Turley named Trooper of the Year
  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports June 21, 2013


    Cayla R. Hackworth, 38, of 138 Ticonda Drive was arrested April 24 at Frankfort Road and Oakview Drive and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, rear license not illuminated and careless driving.

  • Lawrenceburg man injured in rollover on I-64

    A one-vehicle accident on I-64 that sent a Lawrenceburg man to the hospital Wednesday morning did not cause any major traffic tie-ups, police say.

    Kentucky State Police spokesperson Kendra Wilson said that Marcus Brown, 26, of Lawrenceburg, lost control of his 1999 Pontiac near the 44-mile marker as he was traveling eastbound on I-64 at about 7:30 a.m.

    Brown’s car left the roadway and struck an earthen embankment, causing the vehicle to overturn in a field, Wilson said.

  • Justices: Should Dean have known?

    In an hour-long hearing in the Kentucky Supreme Court on Friday, attorneys argued and answered about Shelbyville attorney Mark Dean’s claim that Commonwealth Bank & Trust should have alerted him his secretary was moving large amounts of money among accounts by using counter checks.

    All seven justices were present to hear Larry Zielke, Dean’s attorney, and John McGarvey for the bank attack and defend a ruling by Shelby County Circuit Judge Charles Hickman that Dean should have paid more attention to his accounts.

  • New hearing set for Poole

    After her jury trial was postponed in April, Linda Poole, a Bagdad woman indicted for embezzling more than $110,000 from her employer, will head back to court July 22.

    She could make a plea at that time, prosecutors say.

    Poole, 57, was indicted on 11 counts of theft by unlawful taking of more than $10,000, two counts of theft by unlawful taking by disposition and seven counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument in connection with thefts from Amen East, an auto salvage business in Bagdad.