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Cops & Courts

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Sept. 7, 2012

    DUI/Traffic

    Tinashe Mapfumo of 6804 Brook Terrace Dr. in Louisville was arrested June 10 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, first offense, careless driving and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle.

    Matthew A. Harrison of 316 4th Ave. N.W. in Largo, Fla., was arrested June 23 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense.

  • Arrests made in several burglaries

    The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has made several arrests in connection with thefts that occurred during the summer in Shelby County, including some metal thefts and a couple of break-ins in the Simpsonville area, including a burglary at Premier Stables in which a cherished horse show ring was stolen.

    Danny Mills Jr., 28, of Simpsonville is charged with second-degree burglary in the Premier Stables break-in that occurred Aug. 27.

  • Teen injured when thrown from bull

    A 14-year boy was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Saturday night after he was thrown from a bull at a rodeo in Waddy.

    Shelby County EMS Director Todd Early said the boy, whom he said he thinks is from Clark County, hit his head when he was tossed off a bull in the Promise Ridge Rodeo.

    The youth’s name is not being released because he is a juvenile. Early didn’t know his official condition, but rodeo organizers said he was doing well.

  • Mount Eden man charged for having 'medical' marijuana plants

    LAWRENCEBURG – A Mount Eden man charged with growing five marijuana plants near his home allegedly told police he was growing the pot for medical reasons.

    John P. Patterson, 61, of 3503 Mount Eden Road was arrested at his residence after troopers with the Kentucky State Police found pot plants growing in various locations outside of his home.

    KSP Trooper Jason Woodside wrote in his arrest report that Patterson “stated he had a medical condition and he uses marijuana to treat the condition.”

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Sept. 5, 2012

    DUI

    Juan Ramos-Gutierrez, 23, of 638 10th St. was arrested Sept. 2 at 182 Midland Blvd. and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs under aggravating circumstances, first offense, no operator’s license, failure to wear a seat belt, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle and giving a false name or address to an officer.

  • Court report: August 27, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Stephen A. Gordon, first-offense aggravator DUI and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – guilty – 8 days home incarceration program, operator's license suspended for 30 days, insurance monitoring for 12 months and $1,228 fine and costs, $400 conditionally discharged.

    Kimble G. Johnson, first-offense DUI – Alford plea – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • No one injured in 2 fires in Shelbyville

    No one was injured in either of two structure fires that broke out Saturday and Monday in Shelbyville, fire officials said.

    Assistant Shelbyville Fire Chief Chris Spaulding said on Saturday night at 6:30 he received notification of a fire at 106 Ada Ave. at the residence of Lori Jackson.

    “When crews arrived on scene, they found heavy black smoke pouring out from the eaves of the house,” he said.

    Spaulding said everyone was out of the house except for a dog that firefighters successfully rescued.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Aug. 29, 2012

    DUI

    Christian Solorzano-Martinez, 25, of 75 Baker Drive, No. 13 was arrested Aug. 26 at Taylorsville Road and Midland Trail and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs under aggravated circumstances, first offense, disregarding a traffic control device, no operator’s license and giving a false name or address to a police officer.

     

    Domestic Violence

  • Shelby Grand Jury Indictments Aug. 29, 2012

    Linda D. Stubblefield, 30, of 141 Cave Ridge Road in Rogersville, Tenn., was indicted for first-degree illegal possession of a controlled substance (methadone), first-degree illegal possession of a controlled substance (opiate) and public intoxication.

  • King awaits decision in Breeden case

    TAYLORSVILLE – Both sides in the case of a Mount Eden woman serving time for killing a Shelbyville man in 1998 have filed their post-hearing briefs and are awaiting a yet-to-be-determined court date or a ruling from Circuit Court Judge Charles Hickman.

    Susan Jean King, 52, of the 2000 block of Van Buren Road was indicted on murder charges for the death of Kyle “Deanie” Breeden in April 2007.
Two months after the initial indictment, a grand jury also charged King with tampering with physical evidence.