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Cops & Courts

  • Furloughed prisoner facing new charges

    A man on furlough from jail to make a payment toward court-ordered restitution instead paid a visit to a woman who bore him a child and allegedly threatened her, assaulted a male guest in her home and then twice sent police chasing after him.
     

    Bryan Cahoe, 23, was supposed to be collecting a tax check that would go toward his debt, but Shelbyville Police said that he climbed through an upstairs window at a house on Cherrywood Drive, went to the kitchen and got a butcher knife, then threatened the woman and assaulted her guest.

  • Former Collins teacher may plea to sex charges

    A former Collins teacher arrested last summer for sex abuse involving students was expected to enter a plea Monday in Shelby Circuit Court, but that has been postponed.

    Shannon Hirchert, a special needs teacher at Collins High School in 2010-11, was arrested in August 2011 and charged with six counts of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of distributing obscene matter to minors dating back to fall 2010.

  • Bagdad woman gets new court date in theft case

    A Bagdad woman charged with embezzling $115,000 from her employer was given a new court date when she appeared in Shelby Circuit Court Monday for a disposition hearing.

    Circuit Judge Charles Hickman set a new court date of May 7 at 8:30 a.m. for Linda C. Poole, 57.

    She was indicted in February by a Shelby County Grand Jury on 20 counts related to thefts from Amen East, an auto salvage business in Bagdad.

  • Sheriff's reports April 4, 2012

    Theft

     

    Anthony D. Warford, 26, of 67 Arbor Green Lane was arrested Feb. 21 on 5th Street and charged with theft by unlawful taking.

     

    Domestic Violence

     

    Christopher C. Carter, 38, of 5092 Sulphur Road in New Castle was arrested Feb. 18 at 729 Maddox Onan Road and charged with fourth-degree assault, unlawful imprisonment, third-degree criminal mischief, arson and four counts of first-degree  wanton endangerment.

     

    Warrants

     

  • Mount Eden man pleads not-guilty in pistol-whipping

    TAYLORSVILLE – A Mount Eden man facing charges of attempted murder and wanton endangerment charges for allegedly pistol-whipping and assaulting a woman entered a not-guilty plea in Spencer County District Court on Friday.

  • Woman in ‘puppy mill’ case pleads to 1 count

    NEW CASTLE – During a pretrial hearing last week in Henry County Circuit Court, Terri L. Smith, 51, of Campbellsburg waived her right to a jury trial and entered a guilty plea to one count of second-degree cruelty to animals, a Class A misdemeanor.

    Smith, 51, had been charged with 218 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals in December, after Henry County officials raided the property she and her husband, Kenneth H. Smith, 71, shared on Allyson Lane in rural Henry County.

  • Shelby County Police Reports March 30, 2012

    DUI

    Carlos Mendez Hernandez, 33, of 221 A St. was arrested March 10 at 10th and Main streets and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, disregarding a traffic control device, no operator’s license and fleeing or evading police.

     

    Public Intoxication

    Robert C. Crawford, 38, of an unknown address was arrested March 2 at 10th and Washington streets and charged with public intoxication.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports March 30, 2012

    DUI

    Karen M. Shelby, 43, of 1881 Pea Ridge Road was arrested Jan. 22 at Fairway Crossing and Mount Eden Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second offense, careless driving and operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license. She

     

    Theft

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  • Injured Finchville couple is improving

    A Finchville couple injured in an auto accident on Fisherville Road is continuing to recover at  the University of Louisville Hospital.

    Darryl Brooks, 49, and Tracey Brooks, 48, were injured March 9 when Darryl Brooks lost control of the 2004 Ford Explorer he was driving and ran off the road and into a tree.

    The condition of Tracey Brooks, who was airlifted from the scene, has been upgraded from critical to serious, and Darryl Brooks, who was transported by ambulance, has been discharged, hospital officials said Wednesday.