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Cops & Courts

  • Loving’s sentencing delayed

    A sentencing date for Jesse Loving set for Monday was cancelled and has not been rescheduled.

  • Bagdad woman pleads not guilty in theft case

    A Bagdad woman charged with embezzling more than $115,000 from her employer pleaded not guilty Monday in Shelby Circuit Court.

    A Shelby County Grand Jury recently indicted Linda C. Poole, 57, of 7345 Elmburg Road in a total of 20 counts related to thefts from Amen East, an auto salvage business in Bagdad.

    The indictments were for 2 counts of theft by unlawful taking under $10,000; 11 counts of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and 7 counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument. No attorney appeared with her before Judge Charles Hickman.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports March 7, 2012

    Vandalism

    Joshua K. Kanavan, 18, of 440 Robin Wood Drive was arrested Jan. 10 on Cropper School Road and charged with first-degree criminal mischief, second-degree criminal trespass and theft by unlawful taking.

    Ashleigh N. Ballard, 18, of 496 Miles Lane in Bagdad was arrested Jan. 10 on Cropper Road and charged with first-degree criminal mischief and second-degree criminal trespass.

     

    Burglary

  • Wills’ hearing delayed because she wasn’t there

    A bond request for a woman serving a 10-year sentence for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer has been delayed.

    Shelby County attorney William Stewart asked for a new court date for his client, Jody Wills, because Wills was unable to be in court Monday.

    Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman set a new date for Wills for March 14, at 11 a.m., at which time she will appear to ask Hickman to let her out of prison on bond while her case is going through the appeal process.

  • Fire guts home

    A Shelby County Fire Department firefighter ventilates the roof at 344 Hill-N-Dale Drive after a blaze broke out at the home Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured in the fire, which gutted the inside of the house, the residence of Steve Bruner. Fire investigators have not yet named the cause of the fire, though it is believed to have been accidentally started by a child at the home, Bruner said.

  • Wills bids for release on bond

    Jody Wills, the Shelby County woman serving a 10-year sentence for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer, will try again next week to earn her release.

    Wills went to prison in December, when Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman revoked her probation for failure to honor her restitution schedule.

  • Court report: Feb. 20, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Michael Barnett, alcohol intoxication in public place – plead guilty – 4-day sentence.

    Alice G. Moore, speeding 20 mph over limit, first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – plead guilty – 40-day sentence and $678 fine and costs.

  • Spencer, Anderson matching Shelby’s synthetic drug effort

    TAYLORSVILLE – The Spencer County Fiscal Court – much like its counterpart in Shelby County – is scheduled to hear the second reading of an ordinance that would ban the possession and sale of synthetic marijuana countywide.

    The ordinance passed unanimously on first reading last week.

    Shelby County Fiscal Court passed first reading of a nearly identical ordinance on Feb. 21. Casey County also has taken that step. Neither is a coincidence.

  • Bagdad woman charged in thefts

    Kentucky State Police Detectives have charged a Bagdad woman with embezzling more than $115,000 from her employer.

    A Shelby County Grand Jury indicted Linda C. Poole, 57, of 7345 Elmburg  Road in a total of 20 counts related to thefts from Amen East, an auto salvage business in Bagdad.

    The indictments were for 2 counts of theft by unlawful taking under $10,000; 11 counts of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and 7 counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments Feb. 29, 2012

    Stacy M. Brown, 32, of 266 Benson Pike was indicted on two counts of making false statements or representations to received public assistance benefits.

    Brandon L. Shuck, 26, of 308 Woodhill Drive in Frankfort was indicted for first-degree burglary, being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, theft by unlawful taking (firearm) and theft by unlawful taking under $500.

    George Burgin Jr., 47, of 802 Main St. was indicted for second-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking under $500.