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Courts & Crime

  • Mosley to serve nine months after plea deal

    A former police officer found guilty of one count of official misconduct has taken an Alford plea on a second charge of the same offense.

    Harry “Shane” Mosley, a former Oldham County Police officer, took the Alford plea, in which he maintains his innocence but admits there’s enough evidence to convict him, in relation to a DUI incident on Highway 42. The Alford plea is technically a guilty plea, although the accused maintains innocence.

  • Judge could come off Matthews murder case

    An Indiana man accused of murdering an Oldham County High School graduate this summer once again plead not guilty to his charges.

    At a formal arraignment after being indicted for murder, robbery, tampering with physical evidence and fraudulent use of a credit card, Miles J. Matthews, of Corydon, Ind., once again entered a plea and asked for re-appointment of his public defender.

  • Kelley murder trial rescheduled once again

    A Pewee Valley woman accused of murder will once again see her trial date on that and other charges moved.

    Gail Kelley is charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence and being a persistent felony offender in regards to the death of Michael T. Evans, her boyfriend at the time. According to police records, Kelley allegedly struck Evans in the head with a hatchet on July 6, 2013 and then tried to hide the hatchet in a towel.

  • Public Records Dec. 11

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 2 -- Albert B. Cook III, 29, La Grange, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence first offense, possession of a controlled substance first degree, first offense, drug paraphernalia, buy/possession, failure to produce insurance card, unauthorized parking in handicapped zone, license required to be carried on person.

    Dec. 2 -- David W. Nierman, 46, La Grange, was arrested for bench warrant for driving DUI suspended license (third offense) aggravating circumstances.

  • La Grange Police complete move to Main Street

    After some delays, the La Grange Police Department has officially moved into the old firehouse on Main Street.

    The new police station was fully operational on Nov. 10, La Grange Police Chief Kevin Collett said, after the department moved in “waves.”

    “So far so good,” Collett said of the move. “There are little kinks we’re working out. But overall, we’re 85 percent there.”

  • Public Records Dec. 4

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Nov. 22 -- Kenneth W. Smith, 29, was arrested for alcohol intoxication and disorderly conduct, second degree.

    Nov. 23 -- Andrew K. Perkins, 18, was cited and released for criminal mischief third degree.

    Nov. 23 -- Terry G. Broughton, 54, was arrested for careless driving and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., first offense.

    Nov. 25 -- Michael J. Snider, 35, Finchville, was arrested on two other agency bench warrants for flagrant non-support and receiving stolen property under $500.

  • Former minister pleads not guilty

     

    Howard “Key” Chambers, 62, a former minister of music at DeHaven Baptist Church in La Grange pleaded not guilty to all counts of child enticement at an arraignment hearing earlier this week at the U.S. District Court in Louisville.

  • Public Records Nov. 27

    Grand Jury Indictments

    November

    Miles J. Matthews – one count of murder, one count of robbery in the first degree, one count of tampering with physical evidence, one count of fraudulent use of a credit card under $500

    Lawrence E. Alleman – one count of complicity to promoting contraband in the first degree, one count of persistent felony offender in the first degree

    Joseph L. Davidson – one count of promoting contraband in the first degree, one count of persistent felony offender in the first degree

  • Kentucky State Police launch annual food donation drive

    The Kentucky State Police kicked off its fifth annual ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive today. Food collection sites have been established at all 16 posts throughout the state and at the agency’s headquarters location in Frankfort. The campaign extends through Dec. 16 and is designed to collect non-perishable food items for needy families.

    KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb said the agency collected more than 124,000 pounds of food during the 2013 campaign.

  • Public Records Nov. 20

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Nov. 9 -- Patrick J. Doud, 46, Cincinnati, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place first and second offense.

    Nov. 11 -- Jorge A. Tunchez De Paz, 33, La Grange, was cited for no operator’s license.

    Nov. 10 -- Wesley, K. Stults, 36, Crestwood, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place first and second offense.

    Nov. 14 -- Patrick S. Moore, 30, Smithfield, was cited and released for no operator’s license.