Cops & Courts

  • 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


    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.



    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.

  • Court report: July 22, 2013

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Ashley N. Combs, first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – pleaded guilty – $643 fine and costs.

  • Poole gets new court date of Aug. 5

    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 next month.

    She was expected to make a plea at her court date Monday, but her hearing was moved to Aug. 5.

    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.

  • Court report: July 15, 2013

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Bonda Allen, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting – guilty – 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years and $154 costs.

    Antoinette E. George, resident fishing without a license/permit – guilty – $204 fine and costs.

    Brian K. McClain, alcohol intoxication in a public place – guilty – $214 fine and costs.

  • Man charged with biting infant child

    A Shelby County man has been charged with child abuse because Shelbyville police say he bit his infant son on the face.

    Froylan Rios-Campos, 19, of 461 Midland Blvd., was arrested at 11 p.m. Tuesday at his residence and charged with fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.

    A report by the Shelbyville Police Department says that Rios-Campos’ 9-month old son had multiple bite marks on the side of his face and that the marks had been visible for four days. The incident allegedly happened on July 9.