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Cops & Courts

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports April 20

    Theft

    Jonathan A. Wardell, 18, of 592 Martin Place Road in Apopka, Fla., was arrested March 19 on Taylorsville Road and charged with shoplifting.

    Stephanie A. Collins, 27, of 740 Figgs Store Road was arrested March 11 on Taylorsville Road and charged with shoplifting.

     

    Traffic

    Jesus Emilio Vigil Gomez, 23, of 5301 Frankington Road in Pleasureville was arrested March 17 on Eminence Pike and charged with no operator’s license and speeding.

     

    Forgery

  • Residents cautioned against outdoor fires

    Fire department personnel are reminding residents to remember that spring outdoor burning restrictions are in force until April 30.

    The State Division of Forestry prohibits burning within 150 feet of a woodland or brush land between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. during peak fire seasons in the spring and fall.

  • Court report: April 20, 2011

    District Court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Erik S. White-Stevens, first-offense failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security - plead guilty - $643 fine and costs; first-offense DUI - plead guilty - 90-day sentence, serve 35 days home incarceration program, balance probated for 2 years, operator's license suspended for 30 days and $728 fine and costs.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports: April 15, 2011

    Drugs

    Charles Ford, 41, of 11 Cardinal Drive in Shelbyville was arrested April 7 at that address and charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

    Christy Clark, 33, of 11 Cardinal Drive in Shelbyville was arrested April 7 at that address and charged with first-degree trafficking in cocaine and possession of  marijuana. She was also served with a warrant from another agency.

     

    Arson

  • Auto-parts thefts are continuing

    The practice of stealing metallic parts from automobiles for sale as scrap metal is continuing, police say.

    Between March 31 and April 1, catalytic converters were removed from several vehicles located in the area of Old Seven Mile Pike and Mount Eden Road.

    Also, during that same time period, an auto dealer on 7th Street had some similar thefts from autos.

  • Court report: April 13, 2011

  • Shelbyville Police Reports April 8, 2011

    DUI

     

    Catherine M. Olvera, 38, of 1116 Kelley St. in Carrollton was arrested April 3 on Lee Nor Mack Street in Shelbyville and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense and no registration plates.

    Gustavo G. Hernandez, 25, of 171 Kentucky St. in Shelbyville was arrested April 3 at 1830 Midland Trail and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense, no operator’s license and no insurance.

  • Shelbyville resident charged with smuggling cigarettes into reformatory

    LA GRANGE – He told prison guards they were ankle braces.

    James H. Petrey of Shelbyville is charged with promoting contraband by delivering tobacco to inmates at the Kentucky State Reformatory for $350 per pound.

    But just before his arrest, Petrey, 62, was working as a teacher at the Kentucky State Reformatory and admitted to police that he had a pound of tobacco pressed, bundled and taped to each foot.

    To read more, click here:

    http://www.oldhamera.com/content/teacher-banked-144000-weekly-tobacco-de...

  • EARLIER: Crime Stoppers seeks info on thefts from autos

    The practice of stealing metallic parts from automobiles for sale as scrap metal has led to another theft, police say.

    Sometime between 3 and 7 a.m. Thursday someone cut the catalytic converter off two vehicles on the lot of Clear Creek Auto at 87 7th St.

    Istvan Kovacs, community resource officer at the Shelbyville Police Department said that catalytic converters are frequently targeted by thieves, who sell them to recycling centers as scrap metal.

    The converters will cost more than $200 each to replace.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports April 6, 2011

    DUI

     

    Robert W. Jones, 55, of 583 Hawthorne Ave. in Shelbyville was arrested March 28 on Waddy Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense and speeding.

     

    Traffic

     

    Duron Campbell, 23, of 28 7th St. in Shelbyville was arrested March 28 on Midland Trail and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license and possession of a license when privileges are revoked.