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Cops & Courts

  • Shelby man arrested for having drugs, birds

    State police officers, acting on a tip, raided a home in Shelbyville recently where they seized drugs, money and weapons, but some dead birds they found may wind up causing even more problems for the resident.

    Gregory Wood, 43, of 523 Creekside Drive in Shelbyville was arrested May 11 by Kentucky State Police, who charged him with trafficking in marijuana.

    And when troopers found six dead quail at his residence, they called in agents from Fish and Wildlife, who charged him with killing the birds out of season, which can have even more serious implications.

  • Oops

    When this car ran over the retaining wall at Middleton Station Friday afternoon, it drew a big reaction from citizens, who stopped to snap pictures of the odd spectacle. Shelbyville Police Officer Suzanna Marcum said the driver accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake, sending the car plunging over the wall.

  • Court report: May 20, 2011

  • EARLIER: Shelbyville Police say caregiver abused 2 girls, raped 9-year-old

    A Shelbyville man is in jail, charged with raping and sodomizing two children for whom he and his wife were caring.

    Henry Telles, 25, was arrested May 12 at a residence on Spruce Drive where he temporarily was staying and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse against the girls, who were 9 and 13 years old at the time.

    Shelbyville Police Officer Stacy Bruce said most of the alleged crimes were perpetuated upon the younger child, including an actual rape on April 24.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports, May 20, 2011

    Rape

    Henry Telles, 25, of 76 Spruce Drive in Shelbyville was arrested May 12 on Spruce Drive and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy, first-degree sexual abuse and second-degree forgery.

     

    Forgery

    Palencia Sarbelio Morales, 41, of 1038 Henry Clay St. in Shelbyville was arrested May 11 at that address and charged with third-degree forgery.

     

    Theft

  • New assistant prosecutor

    Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman swears in Austin Hays as assistant Shelby County commonwealth attorney, as his father, Hite Hays, and Shelby County Commonwealth Attorney Laura Donnell look on. The ceremony took place Monday in the Shelby County Circuit courtroom. Hays will be taking care of cases in Shelby County.

  • EARLIER: Bancroft pleads guilty to girlfriend’s murder

    LAWRENCEBURG – Gary Bancroft is almost certain to spend at least the next several decades in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday morning in Anderson Circuit Court to murdering his girlfriend.

  • Court report: May 13, 2011

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Monique N. Trammel, excessive windshield/window tinting, license to be in possession and second-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – guilty – insurance monitoring for 12 months and $1,183 fine and costs, $900 conditionally discharged.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: May 13, 2011

    DUI

    Christopher M. Major, 36, of 28 Happy Ridge Spur in Pleasureville was arrested May 8 at 2nd and 8th streets and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohols or drugs, first offense, disregarding a traffic control device and speeding.
    Christian L. Shanks, 24, of 308 Lynn Drive in Charleston, Ind., was arrested May 8 on I-64 westbound and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol under aggravating circumstances and reckless driving.

  • Court report: May 11, 2011