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Courts & Crime

  • Matthews returns to face murder charge

    An Indiana man accused of killing a graduate of Oldham County High School several months ago has been extradited back to Kentucky to face charges of murder and theft by unlawful taking, auto.

    Miles J. Matthews, 27, of Corydon, Ind., is accused of murdering Adam N. Gregg, 34, of Louisville, on July 17. Matthews was in Oldham County District Court on Monday, pleading not guilty to the charges in his initial arraignment.

  • North Oldham Fire trustee awaiting opinion on eligibility

     

    After being elected to the North Oldham Fire Protection District Board of Trustees in July, property trustee Derek Wade Russell is still waiting to be seated.

    The board has questioned Russell’s position as both a property owner in Goshen and an active firefighter in Jefferson County, per KRS 75.0311, which states that an active firefighter may not be elected as a property trustee.

  • Public Records Sept. 11

    Grand Jury Indictments

     

    William G. Grubbs Jr. – two counts of robbery in the second degree, one count persistent felony offender in the second degree.

    Kathryn J. Bent – one count of controlled substance endangerment to child in the fourth degree, one count of manufacture/package/advertise non-controlled substance as a simulated controlled substance, first offense, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, one count of possession of marijuana.

  • Contract not renewed for North Oldham Fire Chief

     

    The North Oldham Fire District will experience a change in leadership come February.

    Current NOFD Chief David Stoltz will not receive another term at the helm of the department when his current one ends in February, the North Oldham Fire District Board of Trustees announced at their last meeting two weeks ago.

    Stoltz has been associated with the fire department for upwards of 30 years, where he has been chief for three years and acting chief before that.

  • Public Records August 28

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Aug. 19 -- Todd K. Adkins, 34, Paris, was arrested for operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., second offense, failure to or improper signal and excessive windshield/window tinting.

    Aug. 21 -- Shelby N. Grant, 20, Simpsonville, was arrested for operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., under 21, failure to wear seat belt, speeding 7 miles over limit.

    Aug. 22 -- William Beal, 58, La Grange, was arrested on Oldham County bench warrant for alcohol intoxication.

  • La Grange Police participate in DUI campaign

    La Grange Police Department is joining other local and state agencies in launching a “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown to stop impaired drivers and to save lives on our roadways.

    La Grange Police officers will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers and will arrest anyone caught driving under the influence. Enforcement efforts will include sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols, etc. The special enforcement crackdown will run through Sept. 1.

  • Public Records August 21

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Aug. 16 -- Melinda A. Jenkins, 43, Louisville, was arrested for operating motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs first offense, possession of open alcohol beverage container in motor vehicle, disregarding traffic control device-traffic light.

     

    Aug. 16 -- Anthony M. Hernandez, 18, Louisville, was arrested for speeding 10 mph over, operating motor vehicle under influence of alcohol under 21, failure of owner to maintain required insurance first offense.

     

  • La Grange man arrested, indicted for bank robberies

     

    A La Grange man has been arrested and directly indicted for two bank robberies in his hometown.

    William Gary Grubbs Jr., 36, was indicted on Monday by an Oldham County Grand Jury on two counts of robbery in the first degree, related to robberies at Farmers Bank of Milton on Highway 53 on April 23 and June 1.

    Grubbs was arrested June 25 in Kenton County. Louisville Metro Police charged him with robbery first degree for a bank robbery in Jefferson County.

  • Two plead not guilty to drug charges

    Two men indicted on drug charges from a highly publicized incident in La Grange plead not guilty to those charges at their Circuit Court arraignment last week.

    Henry Schultz-Eggenspiller, 22, and Roberto Cabrera Jr., 46, both of La Grange, were indicted last month by a grand jury. Schultz-Eggenspiller was indicted on one count of tampering with physical evidence and one count of criminal conspiracy to commit trafficking in a controlled substance.

  • Public Records Sept. 4

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Aug 25 -- Anthony N. Spezzano 74, Crestwood, was arrested for operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, first offense.

    Aug. 27 -- Jeffrey S. Delahanty, 46, La Grange, was cited and released for TBUT (shoplifting) under $500.

    Aug. 29 -- Daniel K. Boutwell, 40, La Grange, was cited and released for leaving scene of accident and failure of owner to maintain insurance.

     

    Aug 29 -- Cabellaro Salamon, 37, La Grange, was cited and released for no operator’s license.