Cops & Courts

  • Embezzlement cases get new court dates


  • Kuzmanovic gets February hearing date

    Miroslav Kuzmanovic, who was indicted in July for murder and other charges in connection with a fatal accident on I-64, was given a new hearing date for Feb. 5 when he appeared in Shelby Circuit Court Monday for a status hearing.

  • Finchville man injured in crash

    A Finchville man was injured in a one-vehicle crash on Fisherville Road Monday afternoon.

    Police say they do not know why Ricky Jones, 57, lost control of his Chevy pickup in a slight curve in the 5400 Block of Fisherville Road.

    Shelby County Deputy Sheriff Jeremy Younger said that Jones ran off the road and while trying to regain the roadway, overcorrected, and ran off the road on the other side, flipping his truck several times, before being ejected from the vehicle.

  • Sheriff’s office makes heroin bust

    In the latest of several such incidents, a recent drug bust in a rural area of Shelby County yielded heroin and drug paraphernalia, said police.

    The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant at 6584 Clarks Station Road on Dec 21, which revealed more than 7 grams of suspected heroin.

    Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Rice said that two adults were charged with trafficking more than two grams of heroin, two counts of wanton endangerment, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Court report: Dec 21, 2015

    Divorces granted

    Deborah L. Divine, Shelbyville vs. Emory J. Allen, Newport.

    Lori B. Schuele, Bagdad vs. Mark Edwards, Bagdad.

    Joel Dominguez, Louisville, vs. Adriana Galindo, Louisville.

  • Barn goes up in flames in Bagdad

    Flames destroyed a barn in Bagdad Friday, causing heavy loss of property but no injuries, fire officials say.

    Bagdad Fire Chief Rusty Newton said that when he and his crews arrived at 423 Harley Thompson Road, just west of Bagdad off Vigo Road, at 12:44 p.m., they discovered the barn in flames.

    “When we arrived on scene, there was flames and smoke coming from the barn,” he said. “We worked until three o’clock to control the fire and we were on scene until four o’clock cleaning up.”

  • Court report: Dec. 14, 2015

    Divorces granted

    Luis Alberto Pantoja-Rodriguez, Shelbyville, vs. Ashley M. Graham, Greenville, SC.

    Tina Y. Jones, Shelbyville, vs. Norivs Smith IV, Shelbyville.

    Patricia A. Hailey, Shelbyville, vs. Tommy G. Edwards, Mesquite, Texas.

  • Court report: Dec. 7, 2015


    Capitol One Bank vs. Cynthia J. Mullins, judgment for the plaintiff in the amount of $4,436.08 plus costs.


  • Police seek peeping tom

    Police are appealing to the public for help in locating a man discovered peering into windows on Greenland Circle Sunday night.

    Kentucky State Police say they responded to a call from a resident at 11:30 p.m. who had confronted the man after spotting him peering into the windows of his home from the back yard. After a struggle with the resident, the man fled in the direction of Brittany Estates, police say.

    KSP Pubic Affairs Officer Bernis Napier said that the resident was not injured in the altercation.

  • Holiday crime low key this season

    So far this year, Shelbyville has not seen a lot of “shopping” by the criminal element of the community, said police.

    “I haven’t noticed a spike other than maybe car break-ins just a little bit,” said Shelby County Sheriff’s detective Maj. Jason Rice.

    “I haven’t seen any home burglaries; thefts have not spiked. They usually do, but this year it seems like we’ve been a little bit more fortunate.”