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Cops & Courts

  • 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

  • Sheriff’s office seeks info on fraud case

    The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in apprehending those responsible in perpetuating a case of fraud and theft that happened May 2 at the Walmart in Shelbyville.

    Deputies want to identify two people captured by closed-circuit cameras when they were entering the store on May 2.

    In another photograph, detectives have circled a vehicle of interest in a photo of the parking lot taken by the store’s security cameras as being the car they believe these suspects were driving that day.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments: May 11, 2011

    Erick Arriola-Bautista of 2417 D 7th St. in Louisville was indicted for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine).

    Kevin Page Jr. of 4617 Herman St. in Shelbyville was indicted for first-degree wanton endangerment and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

    John Mathis of 1809 Oakwood St. in Shelbyville was indicted for theft by unlawful taking.

    Abel V. Gomez of unknown address was indicted for first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy.

  • No one injured in I-64 accident

    No one was injured in a single-vehicle accident on I-64 Thursday morning that caused a traffic back up for several hours.

    The accident happened shortly before 10 a.m. and clogged the westbound lane until lunchtime, as only one lane was open to traffic.

  • No one injured in wild wreck on I-64

    No one was injured in a tumbling, single-vehicle accident on I-64 Thursday morning that caused a traffic backup for several hours.

    The accident occurred shortly before 10 a.m. and clogged the westbound lane between Exit 32 and 35 until noon because only one lane was open to traffic.