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Courts & Crime

  • 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.

  • Dispatch gets new backup generator

    Oldham County Central Dispatch has received a Homeland Security Grant award for a new back-up generator. The new 80 kilowatt natural gas powered generator replaces the 60 kilowatt diesel powered generator currently at OCD.

  • Public Records August 7

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Aug 1 -- William H. Hahn, 56, La Grange, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place, first and second offense.

    Aug. 3 -- Danny L. Wise, 61, La Grange, was cited and released for no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure to produce insurance card, failure of owner to maintain required insurance first offense.

    KSP Arrests

    July 29 -- Noah Zetko, 21, La Grange, execution of a bench warrant for another agency.

    Property Transfers, July 28 - Aug. 1, 2014

  • Fields passed on to grand jury

     

    An Oldham County Jail inmate charged with escaping to buy alcohol and tobacco plead guilty to theft by unlawful taking under $500 at a court hearing earlier this week.

    Jacob Fields, 22, of La Grange left a work release cell on July 7 through the back door to make the trip to All Aboard Liquors on First Street to steal a bottle of vodka and tobacco, according to the arrest report.

  • Crestwood man pleads guilty to escape charge, co-defendant pending

     

    An Oldham County Jail inmate that was charged with escaping July 7 to buy alcohol and tobacco plead guilty in his district court hearing earlier this week.

    Dallas Dennison, 19, of Crestwood was sentenced to three months for facilitation to commit escape and five months for violation of probation.

  • Public Records July 31

    La Grange Police Arrests

    July 18 -- Elizabeth K. Duggins, 20, La Grange, was cited and released for criminal trespass third degree.

     

    July 19 -- Genaro Trujillo-Martinez, 19, La Grange, was cited and released for suspended operator’s license, no insurance, tag not illuminated.

     

    July 20 -- Christopher S. Miller, 39, La Grange, was arrested for DUI.

     

  • Lightning sets Goshen home ablaze

     

    Saturday’s storms may have spared most of the region from severe weather, but not every home came away unscathed.

    The North Oldham Fire District responded to a call around 10:34 p.m. Saturday after lightning struck a Fairway Lane home in Goshen.

    Firefighters arrived at the home around 10:45 p.m. to find an already well-involved fire with low visibility, according to Assistant Chief Don Dahl.

    The family who lived in the home was at the scene at the time of the fire but was able to escape the home without injury, he said.

  • Prospect resident dies in Interstate 71 crash

    A two-vehicle accident on Interstate 71 last Thursday has claimed the life of a Prospect resident.

    Zarifa Malawi, 77, was pronounced dead late Thursday night, after the Chrysler minivan she was a passenger in apparently rear-ended a tractor trailer around mile marker 14 on I-71 southbound.

    The driver of the tractor trailer, Joshua Roth, 28, of Sidney, Ohio, was uninjured in the accident.

  • Goshen man sentenced in Carroll County accident

    By Kristin beck

    LANDMARK COMMUNITY

    NEWS SERVICE

    A Goshen man pleaded guilty to charges including three counts of first-degree assault and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

    Donald S. Jefferies, 51, was involved in a motor vehicle accident Feb. 26, that injured a Carroll County family.