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Cops & Courts

  • Six arrested in 3 different burglaries

    Shelby County Sheriff’s detectives arrested six people in connection with three different burglaries that occurred in various parts of the county.

    Tim Henson, 34, and Pamela Corona, 48, both of Cropper were arrested Oct. 7 in connection with burglaries in that area, said Detective Jason Rice.

    He said the pair mostly targeted the homes of people they knew, and they knew when they wouldn’t be at home. Items taken include power tools, chain saws and other such items, he said.

  • Anglin gets court date of Dec. 15

    Benita Anglin, a former payroll manager of the Shelby County Public Schools who was arrested Aug. 22, two days after she was indicted for embezzling hundreds of thousands from the school district, has a new court date of Dec. 15.

    Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman set that date at Anglin’s hearing on Monday, the first in a series of what will probably be several court dates in the process of her case.

    Anglin’s attorney, Matt Pippin of Shelbyville, said he has no idea how long the process will take.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports

    DUI

    Antonio Javier Alvarado, 30, of unknown address was arrested Oct. 10 at 200 Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, reckless driving, no operator’s license and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    John Donald Diamond, 39 of 1653 Stapleton Road was arrested Oct. 11 at 1530 Midland Trail and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, careless driving and operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license.

  • Anglin’s first court hearing is Monday

    Benita Anglin, a former payroll manager of the Shelby County Public Schools who was arrested Aug. 22, two days after she was indicted for embezzling hundreds of thousands from the school district, will appear in Shelby Circuit Court Monday.

    The appearance is the first for Anglin, and includes a disposition hearing on 8 counts of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 but under $1 million. She is also charged with 8 counts of unlawful access to a computer, as well as 8 counts of identity theft.

  • Court report: Oct. 27, 2014

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Betty Springate:

    Griselda Banuelos, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license – pleaded guilty – 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for two years and $393 fine and costs.

  • Simpsonville man killed in ATV accident

    A Simpsonville man was killed Saturday in an ATV accident in Waddy.

    Bennie “Rat” Ashby, 61, was riding a 4-wheeler when the accident happened shortly after 9 p.m., police said.

    Shelby County Sheriff’s deputy Jeremy Younger said that Ashby and some friends were 4-wheeling in Waddy with the property owner’s permission.

    “They were just back there with a bunch of friends,” he said, adding that there was no foul play suspected.

  • Arm found in Kentucky River

    The banks of the Kentucky River in Lockport produced a gruesome catch Friday afternoon.

    Fishermen found a human arm floating along the riverbank near the locks.

    “Our preliminary assessment, and this is totally preliminary speculation on our part until we can do more testing, is that the arm had been in the water for a minimum of three weeks,” said Henry County Coroner James Pollard.

  • Teen Court 2014-15

    2014-15 Teen Court

  • Elderly man arrested for sex abuse of child

    An elderly man has been arrested in connection with an incident that happened Thursday at the Shelbyville Walmart.

    Alexander Fisher, 84, of Lockport in Henry County was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a child under 12 years old and resisting arrest.

    Shelby County Sheriff’s deputy Rick Meadows said that Fisher did not know the child, who is 10 years old, but apparently just targeted her while she and her parents were shopping at Walmart.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Susan L. Hensley, 38, of 683 Burks Branch Road was indicted for first-degree wanton endangerment, endangering the welfare of a minor, possession of drug paraphernalia, second-degree possession of a controlled substance (hydrocodone), operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants under aggravating circumstances, illegal possession of a Legend Drug, prescription drug not in proper container, possession of marijuana and failure to notify the Department of Transportation of an address change.