Cops & Courts

  • Shelby County Sheriff Reports Jan. 25, 2012



    Kevin Bruce, 18, of 315 Tower Drive was arrested Jan. 18 at 110 Boone Station Road and charged with third-degree burglary.

    John Greer, 26, of 1579 Robin Road was arrested Jan. 13 at that address and charged with burglary.

    Troy L. Roseberry, 37, of 432 Lincoln Station Drive in Simpsonville was arrested Jan. 17 at 80 Frankfort Road and charged with second-degree burglary and domestic abuse.

    Michael Southerland, 28, of 1730 Village Lane was arrested Jan. 17 on Jail Hill Road and charged with second-degree burglary.

  • Court report: Jan. 25, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Charles A. Nation, third-degree criminal trespassing – pleaded guilty – $144 costs and restitution.

    Julie A. Brooks, failure to wear seat belts and failure to produce insurance card – pleaded guilty – $218 fine and costs.

    Antonio D. Carney, non-support – pleaded guilty – 12-month sentence conditionally discharged for 2years and $144 costs.

  • Court report: January 18, 2012

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton:

    Duggie William Brice, possession of marijuana and first-offense DUI – guilty – operator's license suspended for 30 days and $878 fine and costs.

    Adam Clay C. Childs, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess and third-degree possession of controlled substance – drug unspecified – guilty – $644 fine and costs.

    Chelsi L. Coghill, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess – diversion completed – dismissed.

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Reports Jan. 18, 2012


    David Shouse, 47, of 2181 Waddy Road was arrested Dec. 14 on Hickory Ridge Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs under aggravating circumstances, third offense, operating on suspended or revoked operator’s license and failure of owner to maintain required insurance, first offense.

    Steven S. Finkelstein, 49, of 1503 Bellingham Court in Louisville was arrested Dec. 18 on I-64 and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, first offense.

  • Hot wheels

    No one was injured when this SUV caught on fire in the parking lot at Auto Zone on Taylorsville Road on Tuesday. An electrical problem under the dash caused the blaze.

  • Woman jailed for animal abuse wants some of them returned

    NEW CASTLE – Terri L. Smith made her first court appearance Monday since being arraigned on 218 counts of second-degree animal abuse stemming from the Dec. 12 puppy mill/animal hoarding bust at her home in rural Campbellsburg.
    Judge Diana Wheeler gave Henry County Attorney Virginia Harrod until Feb. 6 to respond to a request for discovery, filed by Smith’s attorney, George R. Carter, of Louisville, and scheduled the next pretrial hearing for Feb. 20.

  • 2 Collins students arrested in Facebook-hacking incident

    An incident involving three Collins High School students and Facebook left school and county officials worried about possible problems during the school day on Wednesday.

    Two students had learned another students' login and password for a Facebook account and posted a racial slur as her status update.

    After several threatening comments were posted on the site, school officials and the Shelby County Sheriff's office were alerted to the situation and that the girl did not post the comment.

  • Crime Stoppers ask for help to ID suspect

    The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a suspect who is believed to have committed credit card fraud on Dec. 22, 2011, at the Shelbyville Walmart.

    The sheriff’s office has supplied two photos provided from Walmart’s security surveillance system, one of the suspect and one of the vehicle involved.

    Anyone with information as to the identity of the person in the photograph, or about the vehicle, is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers, which pays rewards up to $1,000. 

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Jan. 13, 2012


    Jonathon L. Hawk, 34, of 4185 Lee Ave. in Louisville was arrested Jan. 10 at 303 Main St. and charged with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

    Jenny Brumley, 27, of 3288 Woodlawn Road was arrested Jan. 10 at 303 Main St. and charged with second-degree possession of a forged instrument.



    Christopher Lee Norton, 31, of 919 Bland Ave. No. 1 was arrested Dec. 29 at 1605 Midland Trail  (Rite Aid) and charged with theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) under $500.


  • 3 arrested in 2nd meth bust in 3-day span

    Three people were arrested Thursday at the second bust related to methamphetamine in Shelby County within three days.

    Pamela F. Perry, 52, Earle C. Perry Jr., 31, and David L. Seaton, 47, all of 2282 Vigo Road, were arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.