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Courts & Crime

  • Victim service now available as phone app

    The Kentucky Department of Corrections is now providing a free mobile app version of its automated VINE (Victim Information Notification Every day) service. VINE is a free anonymous service that allows victims to register and be notified about changes in the status of Kentucky offenders.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS

    KSP Arrests

     

    11/4/13 - Timothy D. Hard, 41, Crestwood - Operating on suspended operator’s license; Failure to surrender revoked operator’s license; No seatbelt; Execution of bench warrants for other agencies

     

    11/8/13 - Thelma J. Robinson, 53, LaGrange -  Execution of a bench warrants for other agencies; No operator’s license; No seatbelt; Failure to use child restraint device

     

    11/9/13 - Todd A. Sims, 51, Smithfield - DUI 1st

     

  • Public Records

    KSP Arrests

    10/30/13 - Fred O. Wallace Jr, 46, Crestwood - DUI 2nd; No seatbelt; Failure to maintain required insurance; Reckless driving

    11/2/13 - Jonathan R. Page, 32, Henderson, KY - Theft of Identity of another without consent; Theft by unlawful taking           

    La Grange Police Arrests

  • Gang cases split, five of eight heading to grand jury

    Five men charged with crimes ranging from conspiracy to commit murder to gang activity and drug possession are having their cases sent to a grand jury.

    The five are half of a group of eight individuals arrested more than two weeks ago in La Grange and alleged to be involved with the Southside Crips gang.

    Four individuals had their cases referred to a grand jury for possible indictment after a preliminary hearing on Wednesday. Those four are Thomas L. Wenz, 22, of Shelbyville and Roger D. Wilson, 19, Brandon L. Davis, 18, and Felix A. Myers, 20, all of La Grange.

  • Public Records

    La Grange Police Dept. Arrests

    10/18/13 - Desiree Ison, 30, of Pleasureville, KY was cited and released.  The charge was TBUT or DISP Shoplifting u/$500. She shoplifted $11.07 worth of merchandise.

    10/22/13 - Gary L. Donovan, 37 yrs old from LaGrange, KY was arrested for Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place at 12:56 a.m.

    Oldham County Property Transfers Week of Oct. 14-18

    Georgia Ermis Watson to James and Georgia Watson, quitclaim, lot 30, Harmony Lake, 1210 Hollendale Way, Goshen, FCV $180,000

  • Public Records

    Shelby Co. Grand Jury Indictments

    Joshua Wayne Noe, 27, Crestwood - Theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and third-degree burglary

     

    October 7-11, 2013

    Property Transfers

    Ronald and Kelli Weakly to James and Alice Curtis, quitclaim, tract 2A, 40’ utility easement and access for use of 2B, Rebel Ridge Road, LaGrange, $1.00

    Steven and Karen Loch to Terry and Tammy Mayes, lot 83, Woodridge Estates, 2000 Stephanie Kaye Drive, LaGrange, $279,000

  • Eight charged with gang activity

    Eight people, including six La Grange residents, have been arrested for numerous charges, including engaging in organized crime.

    La Grange Police arrested the seven men and one woman last week and they were formally charged at an arraignment on Monday.

    All individuals charged are between 18 and 22 years old. The charges range from conspiracy to commit murder to gang recruitment and drug offenses.

  • Teacher charged with DUI pleads not guilty

    A Locust Grove Elementary teacher arrested and charged with driving under the influence has pleaded not guilty to those charges at her initial arraignment.

    Laura Munson, 52, appeared in Oldham County District Court with her attorney, Andrew Howell, Wednesday to enter her not guilty plea.

    It is Munson's second DUI offense in the last five years, having previously been arrested for DUI in Breckinridge County in 2009.

  • Eight arrested for engaging in organized crime

    La Grange Police have arrested eight, including six La Grange residents, for numerous charges, including engaging in organized crime. All individuals charged are between 18 and 22 years old. The charges range from conspiracy to commit murder to gang recruitment and drug offenses.

    La Grange Police Chief Kevin Collett said the eight arrested are associated with the Southside Crips, with two of those arrested being recruiters for the gang. Collett said he believes the two recruiters were based in Louisville, but they gave Shelbyville addresses.

  • I HEAR THAT TRAIN A COMIN’

    “Mommy, wake up! We’re back where we started!”

    Hubby and I, along with our two little ones, had fallen asleep on the train.  I glanced at my phone. It was nearly 1 a.m.  Then the announcement, “All passengers are requested to exit at this stop.”