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Cops & Courts

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments Nov. 2, 2011

    Charles R. Heightchew, 35, of 301 Lynne Acres was indicted for flagrant nonsupport.

    Victor C. Fallis, 27, of 406 Eminence Road in New Castle was indicted for flagrant nonsupport.

    Gerald Lee Ramsey, 45, of 10102 Westego Place in Jeffersontown was indicted for fourth-degree assault (domestic violence), third offense or greater in the past 5 years.

  • Shelby County Police Reports Nov. 2, 2011

    Burglary

    Ashley J. Hughes, 38, of 2943 Waddy Road was arrested Oct. 17 at that address and charged with second-degree burglary.

     

    Menacing

    Kristopher S. Brown, 43, of 159 Baker Drive No. 204 was arrested Oct. 21 at that address and  charged with third-degree terroristic threatening and menacing.

     

    Alcohol Intoxication

  • Court report: November 2, 2011

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Russell E. Nation, second-offense DUI – plead guilty – 6-month sentence, serve 30 days, balance probated for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 12 months and $878 fine and costs.

    Joshua A. Stepp, improper passing and first-offense DUI – plead guilty – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $778 fine and costs.

  • Shelby teen faces charges in Missouri

    A 17-year-old Shelbyville boy faces charges in Kansas City, Mo., after he was found naked in bed with a 6-year-old girl, according to news sources in Kansas City.

    Kansas City police have charged him with second-degree burglary, and he was accused of having the intent of committing sexual misconduct.

    Some media outlets reported the name of the teenager, but because he is a minor and the information could not be corroborated by official sources, The Sentinel-News is withholding the identity.

  • Shelbyville man charged with impersonating officer

    A Shelbyville man was arrested Wednesday night and charged with a variety of offenses, including impersonating a police officer.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Eddie Whitworth pulled over Travis Beckley, 22, on Main Street in Shelbyville at 11 p.m., after having seen Beckley fail to stop at a stop sign at Henry Clay and 1st streets, police said.

    Whitworth said Beckley told him he was a Shelby County sheriff’s deputy and was undergoing criminal justice training.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Oct. 28, 2011

    DUI

     

    Fernado Garcia-Gonzalez, 22, of 171 Kentucky St. was arrested Sept. 4 on Taylorsville Road and charged with operating a motor a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, careless driving, failure to maintain insurance and no operator’s license.

  • Thousands taken in break-in on Benson

    More than $8,000 worth of property was stolen from a home on Benson Pike early in the month.

    Between Oct. 5 and Oct. 9, in the 6100 block of Benson Pike, someone broke into a residence by using forced entry through the front door.

    Property stolen included several rifles and shotguns, jewelry and a jewelry box, musical instruments, a coke can coin bank, a weed eater with a metal blade, a Western roping saddle, a compound bow, and a black powder pistol.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports Oct. 26, 2011

    Warrants

     

    Kenneth Riddle, 47, of 435 E.  Brandies Ave. in Louisville was served Sept. 6 at the Detention Center with a Jefferson County warrant for flagrant nonsupport.

    Amelia F. Meadows, 50, of 635 Booker Pike was arrested Sept. 6 on 5th Street on a Henry County warrant for probation violation on a misdemeanor offense.

    Robert Mitchell Spangler, 58, of 406 Pine Creek Road in Mayking  was served Sept. 8 at the Detention Center with a Virginia warrant for being a fugitive from another state.

  • Court report 10/26/11

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Kevin Delahanty:

    Kristopher L. Bryant, operating on suspended/revoked operator's license – pleaded guilty – 10-day sentence, serve 5 days and $393 fine and costs.

    Edy A. Arturo, failure to wear seat belts, no operator's/moped license and first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – pleaded guilty – 30-day sentence conditionally discharged for 2 years and $918 fine and costs.

  • Police seeking homeless woman with mental issues

    Police are looking for a woman who has been making threatening phone calls to various police agencies throughout the state.

    Kentucky State Police say they believe that the woman, Beverly Jean Feathers, 52, who they think is living in her car, could be in this area, or possibly in the Jefferson, Fayette or Rowan County areas.