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Cops & Courts

  • No one injured in tour bus wreck in Bagdad

    No one was injured when this Toby Tours bus from Louisville ran off the road on Cedarmore Road late Monday afternoon. Bagdad Fire Chief Rusty Newton said the passengers, who were on their way to Cedarmore Camp, were transferred to another bus without incident.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports June 15, 2012

    DUI

    Patrick J. Buckley, 26, of 1052 Lake Placid Drive in Toms River, N.J., was arrested June 1 on Aristocrat Court and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol under aggravating circumstances, first offense, disregarding a stop sign, first-degree wanton endangerment, failure to produce an insurance card and leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance.

  • Court report: June 11, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Raymond Birdsong, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license – plead guilty – 10-day sentence and $193 fine and costs.

    Wyatt R. Dehart, first-offense DUI – plead guilty – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Driver escapes second truck-flip accident

    TODDS POINT – A mirror-clipping near miss between a delivery truck and two buses on Monday afternoon left the truck lying on its side across Aiken Road just west of Todds Point and its driver thankful there were no injuries.

    Shirl Rogers was driving eastbound to deliver appliances for White Glove Deliveries of Cleveland when his truck clipped the mirror on the first of two school buses taking campers home from Camp Hi-Ho and was sent careening out of control.

  • A bit McMessy

    The drive-through window at the McDonald’s restaurant at Governor’s Square in Shelbyville was closed from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday because of a grease trap overflow, said Emergency Management Agency Director Paul Whitman, who oversaw clean-up efforts, by the Shelbyville Fire Department and Evergreen Environmental Services. 

  • 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.