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Cops & Courts

  • High-speed wreck: Driver injured, passenger charged

    Tuesday night, during rush hour traffic, the Kentucky State Police dispatcher at Post 12 in Frankfort got a call of a car traveling westbound on I-64 that was speeding and driving recklessly.

    Troopers who responded found a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am that had overturned at Mile Marker 41.4 mile marker in Shelby County. 

    The investigation revealed that the driver was attempting to pass another vehicle at a high rate of speed and lost control.

  • House destroyed on Huffman Lane

    Shelby County firefighters work to extinguish a blaze that destroyed this house at 625 Huffman Lane. The fire broke out shortly before noon on Thursday. No one was injured. Huffman Lane was blocked for several hours because the road was narrow and fire trucks had to keep going back and forth to bring water to the scene because hydrant service is not available, Shelby County Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Ivers said.

  • House destroyed on Huffman Lane

    Shelby County firefighters work to extinguish a blaze that destroyed this house at 625 Huffman Lane. The fire broke out shortly before noon on Thursday. No one was injured. Huffman Lane was blocked for several hours because the road was narrow and fire trucks had to keep going back and forth to bring water to the scene because hydrant service is not available, Shelby County Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Ivers said.

  • Moving roadblock ends chase on I-64

    What began as a routine traffic stop quickly got hairy when a Kentucky State Police Trooper tried to pull over Robert B. Brewer Tuesday morning near Simpsonville.

    KSP spokesperson Ron Turley said at 4:14 a.m. a trooper saw a Chevrolet SUV traveling westbound on I-64 in Shelby County striking construction barrels in the work zone on the interstate in Simpsonville.

  • Arrest made in Waddy interstate shooting

    Kentucky State Police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that happened Thursday night in Waddy.

    Timothy O’Shea Johnson, 25, of Danville, has been charged with first-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment. He is lodged at the Boyle County Detention Center. He was arrested Friday afternoon by KSP and the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments March 21, 2012

    David L. Seaton, 47, of 2282 Vigo Road in Bagdad, Earle C. Perry Jr., 31, of 2282 Vigo Road, Pamela F. Perry, 52, of 2282 Vigo Road and Stephanie L. Tipton, 31, of 659 Washburn Road were indicted for enhancement of manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense, complicity, being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, fourth-degree controlled substance endangerment to a child, complicity, enhanced possession of drug paraphernalia, complicity and possession of marijuana, complicity.

  • Arrest made in Waddy, I-64 shooting

    Kentucky State Police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that happened Thursday night in Waddy.

    Timothy O’Shea Johnson, 25, of Danville, has been charged with first-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment.

  • Court report: March 16, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Matthew Eckert:

    Felipe Cajchum, no operator's/moped license and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – plead guilty – 10-day sentence and $643 fine and costs.

    Rubiel A. Gomez Mazariegos, alcohol intoxication in a public place – plead guilty – $169 fine and costs.

  • License decision on Ethington Auto is sealed

    A judge has issued a recommendation on how the criminal charges against Ethington Auto would affect that dealership’s license – only no one will say what that decision is.
    Sam Carl, attorney for Donnie Ethington and William Ledford, said he has received the report from Administrative Law Judge Edwin A. Logan but is not at liberty to discuss it at this time.

    “I have gotten his report,” Carl said.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports March 14, 2012

    DUI

     

    Michael Guthrie, 33, of 4918 Stokes Court in Louisville was arrested Jan. 29 on Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

    Roderick Perkins, 19, of 716 Breckinridge St. in Louisville was arrested Jan. 27 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, first offense, no operator’s license, careless driving and giving a false name or address to an officer. He was also served with a Jefferson County warrant for failure to appear in court.