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Cops & Courts

  • Murder suspect faces new charge

    A man facing murder charges in the stabbing of a man in downtown Shelbyville now faces additional charges.

    Shelby County resident Marcus Goldsmith was arraigned Monday and pleaded not guilty to first-degree burglary, second-degree assault and tampering with physical evidence connected with an incident that happened before the deadly altercation March 16 in downtown Shelbyville.

    Police say Goldsmith, 53, had gone to the apartment of Keith A. Jackson at 901 Main St. in the early morning hours and gotten into an argument with him, police say.

  • Court report: April 9, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Jacob D. Conn, first-offense DUI and possession of open alcohol beverage container in a motor vehicle – guilty – 2-day sentence, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $763 fine and costs.

    Marceling Gomez Gonzales, alcohol intoxication in a public place and giving officer false name or address – guilty – 5-day sentence and $269 fine and costs.

  • Ethington Auto to learn fate of license today

    The owners of Ethington Auto will find out today if criminal charges brought against them involving illegal business practices last April will affect their dealership license.

    The Motor Vehicle Commission is expected to make a decision today on the matter concerning Ethington Auto at 1744 Midland Trail, owned by Donnie Ethington, 71, of Shelbyville, and William Ledford, 85, of Somerset.

  • Another Mobley now charged in Mount Eden

    TAYLORSVILLE – A bizarre story of alleged domestic violence and attempted murder in Mount Eden has become even stranger as the suspect’s nephew now faces charges in the case for attempting to run over the alleged victim with his motorcycle.

    Waddy resident Sammy F. Mobley, 36, faces a first-degree wanton endangerment charge in connection with a March 16 incident in which Benjamin W. Mobley, 58, of Murphy Lane allegedly attempted to shoot at and pistol-whip his girlfriend, who is from Mount Eden.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports April 11, 2012

    DUI

     

    Jamie L. Yount, 27, of Doctor’s Drive was arrested Feb. 11 at Governor’s Square and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, first offense.

    Vincent J. Beard, 42, of 1428 Burks Branch Road was arrested Feb. 10 on Burks Branch Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first offense, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report a traffic accident and failure to maintain require insurance.

     

    Drugs

  • Shelbyville Police Reports April 6, 2012

    Drugs

    David C. Stivers, 22, of 5635 Shelbyville Road in Simpsonville was arrested March 23 at 155 Baker Dr. No. 148 and charged with illegal possession of a legend drug, prescription drug not in its original container, first offense and public intoxication (excluding alcohol).

  • Court report: March 26, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Garrett E. Walker, theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting – guilty – 60-day sentence.

    Erica F. Hinkle, excessive windshield/window tinting, rear license not illuminated and first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – guilty – insurance monitoring for 12 months and $683 fine and costs, $400 conditionally discharged.

  • Court report: March 19, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Cesar Gomez, alcohol intoxication in a public place – guilty – $169 fine and costs.

    Stephanie L. Hardin, attempt theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting – guilty – $344 fine and costs.

    Everett Slattery II, first-offense DUI – guilty – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

    Russell E. Nation Jr., harassment and resisting arrest – guilty – 60-day sentence and $144 costs.

  • Mount Eden man’s bail sends him to psych facility

    TAYLORSVILLE – A Mount Eden man facing attempted murder, assault and wanton endangerment charges has been released from custody and has admitted himself to a Louisville psychiatric hospital per the terms of his bond agreement.

  • 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.