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Courts & Crime

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 14

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Aug. 4 -- Troy Lamont Johnson Jr., 18, Louisville, was arrested for criminal trespass first degree.

     

    Aug. 4 -- Kahlil Twyne, 18, La Grange, was arrested for criminal trespass first degree.

     

    Aug. 5 -- Shannon Willis, 43, Louisville, was arrested for disregarding stop sign, no insurance, suspended license, warrant for failure to appear in Jefferson County.

    Aug. 7 -- Christopher S. Abbott, 36, La Grange, was arrested for possession of marijuana.

  • Kelley trial confirmed for February, awaiting DNA results

     

    Pending lab results will push the trial date to February for a Pewee Valley woman accused of killing her boyfriend with a hatchet.

    Gail Kelley was arrested in July 2013 and charged with the murder of Michael T. Evans, and also tampering with evidence.

    At a pre-trial conference Thursday, Commonwealth Attorney Courtney Baxter expressed to the judge that her office would not be ready for the initial trial date originally scheduled for Sept. 8, noting that DNA evidence had still not been processed for the case.

  • 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.