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Cops & Courts

  • Finchville couple injured in crash

    A Finchville couple was hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash Friday night.

    Tracey Brooks, 48, and Darryl Brooks, 49, were taken to the University of Louisville Hospital by air transport and ambulance, respectively, where Tracey Brooks is listed in serious condition, hospital officials say.

    David McArthur, media spokesman for the hosptial, said Darryl Brooks is not a patient, and so must have been discharged, he said.

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports March 9, 2012

    DUI

    Thomas A. Porter, 36, of 111 Clear Creek Road in Finchville was arrested Jan. 18 on Ellis Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, leaving the scene of an accident and falsely reporting an incident.

    Lynn M. Starks, 55, of 678 Travis Road in Taylorsville was arrested Jan. 19 on Van Dyke Mill Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

     

    Theft

  • Court report: March 2, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Cynthia De Leon, second-degree disorderly conduct – guilty – 12-day sentence.

    Shannon D. Martin, harassment (physical contact) no injury – guilty – 60-day sentence, serve 9 days, balance probated for 2 years and $144 costs.

    Genaro Sandoval, no operator's/moped license and second-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – guilty – 20-day sentence and $1144 fine and costs.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports March 7, 2012

    DUI

    Jessica R. Morgan, 18, of 2575 Fisherville Road in Finchville was arrested March 2 on Midland Trail and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, second offense, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug unspecified, attempting to purchase alcohol and no registration receipt.

     

    Public Intoxication

  • Loving’s sentencing delayed

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

  • 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.