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Cops & Courts

  • Man slightly injured in rollover wreck

    Michael Roberts of Shelbyville was dazed and scratched up but said he just wanted to go home and take it easy after walking away from an accident Monday morning in which he flipped his Chevy Trailblazer four times.

    “Just put new tires on that thing, too,” he said at the scene, looking at his battered vehicle and picking a cup up from the ground. “Spilled my coffee, too.”

    After being checked out at the scene by Shelby County EMS, Michaels told paramedics he was OK and did not need to go to the hospital.

  • Woman dies of injuries from I-64 accident in Shelby County

  • Court report: June 24, 2011

  • Shelbyville Police Reports June 22

    DUI

     

    Donnie Allen Lane, 19, of 833 Bland Avenue in Shelbyville was arrested June 14 at 1533 Midland Trail and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs under 21 years of age, Rear license not illuminated, no operator's license and speeding.

    Jerrad Murphy, 22, of 4905 Elmburg Road in Bagdad was arrested June 14 at 1501 Mount Eden Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second offense.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports June 22

    DUI

     

    Tina M. Njuguna, 34, of 13400 Spring Villa Court No. 101 in Louisville was arrested May 7 on Shelbyville Road east of Taylorsville Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, careless driving, no license in possession and failure to maintain required insurance, first offense.

  • Alcohol suspected in crash

    Police are looking into whether alcohol and speed were factors in a single car crash Friday night that left a Shelbyville man in critical condition.

    Jason Rice, a detective with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, said that John White III, 33, lost control of his car on Benson Road near Guist Creek Lake shortly before 11 p.m., running off the road and landing upside down in a ditch.

    “When we arrived, we found him trapped inside the vehicle unconscious,” Rice said.

  • Signs disappearing from Shelby County roadways

    Ever stopped to ask for directions?

    Now finding one’s destination is becoming more and more difficult in Shelby County. The reason?

    People are stealing road and street signs. They are disappearing every day, not just one at time, but in droves, officials say.

    Road Supervisor Carl Henry brought up the issue last November, and at Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting, magistrates expressed concern that the problem was not dissipating, but growing.

  • Court report: June 22, 2011

  • Court report: June 17, 2011

  • EARLIER: Murder suspect arrested in Arizona

    Six months after the murder of an Anderson County woman left her cats homeless in the care of her vet in Shelby County, the man wanted in connection with her death has been apprehended in Arizona.

    A Kentucky State Police press release said Terrance Cram was taken into custody Wednesday in Goodyear, Ariz.

    Cram, 49, had been indicted by an Anderson County Grand Jury on June 7, charging him with the murder of Tena McNeely, tampering with physical evidence and fraudulent use of a credit card.