Cops & Courts

  • State police honors 30 officers

    State police honors 30 officers

    By Lisa King/Sentinel-News staff writer

    Last week, the Kentucky State Police announced the promotion of 30 officers at a ceremony held in Louisville.

    One lieutenant colonel, three majors, five captains, five lieutenants and 16 sergeants were commissioned, according to Sgt. David Jude in media relations.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Joshua B. Spaulding of Bagdad was indicted for third-degree assault, resisting arrest, third-degree terroristic threatening, second-degree disorderly conduct, third-degree criminal mischief, harassing communications, no insurance and improper registration plates.

    Gretchen Ann Pierson of Shelbyville was indicted for making false statements to obtain benefits over $100.

  • Shelbyville Police Report

    Drunken Driving


    Brenda Reece, 54, of Shelbyville, was arrested Oct. 29 on Boone Station Road and charged with DUI.

    William Shawn Fleming, 35, of Shelbyville, was arrested Nov. 1 on Henry Clay Street and charged with DUI and no insurance.

  • District Court Report

    District court

    Jacob Milburn, violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O. -- guilty -- 60-day sentence probated for two years and $244 fine and costs.

    Paul J. Andrus, speeding 19 mph over limit, failure to wear seat belts and first-offense failure to maintain required insurance/security -- plead guilty -- insurance monitoring for 12 months and $739 fine and costs.

    Travis D. Brock, speeding 10 mph over limit and no operator's/moped license -- plead guilty -- $258 fine and costs.

  • Shelby County Grand Jury Indictments

    Jeffery Conn of Shelbyville was indicted for illegal possession for sale or transfer of a simulated controlled substance, and tampering with physical evidence.

    David Lee Grant of Louisville was indicted for forgery of a prescription of a controlled substance and being a persistent felony offender.

    Trazanna R. Caldwell of Frankfort was indicted for theft by unlawful taking over $300.

    Paula Ray Bowles of Shelbyville was indicted for false statements/misrepresentations and failure to report change in order to receive public assistance benefits.

  • District Court Report

    Court report 10/20/08

    District court

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Juan De Dios, no operator's/moped, first-offense DUI and first-offense failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance -- plead guilty -- 30-day sentence, serve 20 days home incarceration program, balance conditionally discharged for two years, operator's license suspended for 120 days, and $1328 fine and costs.