Cops & Courts

  • Shelby County Sheriff's Report Feb. 23, 2011


    Tonya M. Marion, 38, of 1711 Lakeside Drive in Shelbyville was arrested Jan. 29 at 800 Frankfort Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, first offense and careless driving.

    Louis J. Blase, 47, of 2208 Antioch Road in Shelbyville was arrested Jan. 26 on Shelbyville Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, first offense and running a stop sign.

  • Court report: Feb. 18, 2011

    Circuit court

    Civil final

    LSF6 Mercury Reo Investments Trust Series 2008-1, address not shown, vs. Elizabeth A. and Don A. Shelby Sr., 108 Cemetery Road, et al., dismissed without prejudice for want of prosecution.

    Tax Ease Lien Investment 1, LLC, Dallas, vs. JT Holdings, LLC, La Grange, et al., dismissed without prejudice for want of prosecution.

  • Shelbyville Police Reports Feb. 18, 2011


    Lloyd S. Castle, 59, of 124 Tuffy Stull Road in Means was arrested Feb. 3 on U.S. 60 at Scott Station Road and charged with DUI and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle.



    David L. Vincent, 22, of 1427 Main St. in Shelbyville was arrested Jan. 21 on Mack Walters Road and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and no taillights.

  • Court report: Feb. 16, 2011

  • Duckett’s family hopes leads are in the cards

    Nearly two and a half years have passed since James Duckett was murdered at his home on Rockbridge Road, but his sister Katherine Nichols still talks to the police at least once a week.

    She wants to know if there is any progress on a trail that feels colder and colder and his killer remains at-large.

  • Fire destroys home on Benson

    No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a home near Bagdad Sunday night, firefighters said.

    Bagdad Fire Chief Rusty Newton said the fire broke out at 8562 Benson Pike at the home of Quentin Quire, who is also the owner of Quentin Quire Automotive on Seven Mile Pike.

    Quire was home at the time the fire broke out at around 9 p.m., Newton said.

    “He said he heard two loud pops that sounded like it came from the front porch, and when he went to the front of the house, he saw flames coming from the wall,” he said.

  • Craig to go to court next Friday

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    A long-time employee of Tracy’s Home Furnishings in Shelbyville charged with stealing thousands of dollars from her employer will be heading back to court Friday.

  • Trial for Spencer County judge executive moved to Shelby

    The DUI trial of former Spencer County Judge-Executive David Jenkins has been moved from Spencer to Shelby County and is set for April 21.

    Jenkins was arrested April 10, 2009, when Kentucky State Police pulled him over on KY. 155 near Elk Creek in Spencer County and charged him with speeding, no proof of insurance and DUI.

    In November, Special Judge Jerry Crosby II ordered the case moved to Shelby County because he didn’t think the case could be argued fairly in Spencer.

  • Court report: Feb. 09, 2011

  • Shelby man sentenced for failing to file tax returns

    A Shelby County man has been given a 6-month confinement sentence and ordered to pay more than $300,000 in fines and restitution for failure to pay income taxes.

    Ricky Edward Hughes, former president and CEO of U.S. Wireless Online, Inc., was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to 6 months community confinement and 3 years probation.