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Courts & Crime

  • Public Records April 3

    La Grange Police Arrests

    March 24 -- Regina L. Embry, 37, cited for city ordinance violation. Juvenile child out after La Grange City curfew.

     

    March 24 -- Helen M. Sheckell, 36, cited for city ordinance violation. Juvenile child out after La Grange City curfew.

     

    March 24 -- Robin B. Baker, 42, cited for city ordinance violation. Juvenile child out after La Grange City curfew, 2nd offense.

    March 25 -- Carrie L. Walling, 41, La Grange, was cited and released for TBUT/Shoplifting under/500.

  • Oldham man arrested, charged with sexual abuse

    An Oldham County man has been arrested and charged with one count of sexual abuse related to an alleged incident at his home.

    Kentucky State Police arrested Michael P. Berry, 36, of Drifton Drive in the Willow Creek subdivision, last Thursday after interviewing him at KSP Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

    According to the arrest report, Berry admitted to a KSP officer that he committed sexual abuse of a female minor during a two-week period at his Oldham County home in late February.

  • Public Records March 27

    La Grange Police Arrests

    March 14 -- Marcus A. Davis, 26, La Grange, was cited and released for TBUT U/500

     

    March 14 - Thomas B. Prinzo, 30, Ormond, Fla. was arrested on a warrant for flagrant non-support

    March 17 - Jarrod D. Utterback, 26, Flemingsburg, was arrested for alcohol intoxication.

     

    March 17 -- Richard Cravens, 29, New Castle, was arrested on a warrant for Henry County for Burglary 1st degree.

     

  • Henry County woman dies in I-71 accident

     

    A five-vehicle accident left one woman dead and sent another three to the hospital, while shutting down traffic on southbound Interstate 71 for hours Tuesday.

    Sherry Bray, 48, of Pendleton, died after a box truck struck her vehicle and pushed it under a semi-truck, Oldham County Police said. She died at the scene due to her injuries.

    Oldham County Police were dispatched to the accident around 9:30 a.m. The accident occurred near the Oldham/Jefferson County line, over Haunz Lane.

  • Snoddy formally sentenced to 25 years for manslaughter

    A Louisville man will serve up to 25 years in jail after being formally sentenced on a case relating to a 2012 accident outside La Grange.

    Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad sentenced Nicholas W. “Nick” Snoddy March 14 after he took a plea deal to a lesser charge of manslaughter weeks before his sentencing.

    Snoddy also pled guilty to multiple charges of fleeing police and wanton endangerment, as well as single counts of driving of a suspended license, DUI and speeding.

  • Endicott evaluation scheduled

    After a strong directive from District Court Judge Jerry Crosby, alleged gang member Casey Endicott has finally scheduled an evaluation to see if he can be indicted on his charges.

    Endicott is one of eight individuals arrested last October on various charges, including gang activity and drug charges.

    The other seven were indicted in December and have cases pending in circuit court. But Endicott’s case has lingered in district court after his attorney made a motion to get a competency evaluation in December.

  • Public Records March 20

    La Grange Police Arrests

    March 14 - Joseph H. Jordan, 24, Beaumont, Miss. was arrested for DUI 2nd offense, disregard stop sign, speeding.

    March 14- Candyce N. McSwaine, 21, New Augusta, Miss. was arrested for Alcohol Intoxication.

    March 14-Marresha B. Bell, 23, Louisville was arrested for operating vehicle w/o license, no proof/no insurance, disregard stop sign.

     

    March 15 -William A. Cotton, 18, Louisville, was arrested for DUI, careless driving, no operators license, no seat belt.

  • Forum tackles area’s latest drug problem: heroin

     

    Addiction is not often a topic for casual conversation but local leaders are hoping to change that.

    “If you would have told me a year ago that I would be in Oldham County giving a talk on heroin I would have given you a blank stare,” Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Allison Jones said.

    Jones was speaking to the approximately 100 people who had gathered at North High School Auditorium on Thursday night for a panel discussion entitled Heroin Hits Home: Our Community’s Response.

  • Goshen man arrested after Carroll crash

    A Goshen man has been arrested for his involvement in a two-vehicle accident in Carroll County two weeks ago.

    Donald Jefferies, 50, was arrested last Thursday by Kentucky State Police after admitting he took too many prescription pills before being involved in the accident on Hwy. 36.

    Jefferies was initially transported by helicopter to the University of Cincinnati Hospital with critical injuries after the accident, which also left a family of three critically injuried.

  • Crestwood man sentenced to 10 years

    A Crestwood man has been sentenced to 10 years in a federal prison after pleading guilty to one charge of intent to persuade a minor to have sexual activity.

    Christopher Coy, 29, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 15 years of supervised released for pleading guilty to the lone charge. According to his plea agreement, Coy must serve at least 85 percent of his prison sentence.

    Coy was arrested in May 2013, after being investigated by Kentucky State Police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.