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Courts & Crime

  • Mason gets 25 years

    A Crestwood man will spend 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to the sexual abuse of a teenager.

    Toby Mason, 54, was sentenced last week almost three years after fleeing to Florida with a 16-year-old girl.

  • Snoddy trial for murder, DUI charges begins next week

     

    A flurry of last minute motions has set the stage for the trial of Nicholas W. “Nick” Snoddy, who is charged with murder in the death of a Westport man.

    Snoddy, 23, has pleaded not guilty to murder, two counts of fleeing or evading police, four counts wanton endangerment of civilians and police officers, DUI (third offense), driving on a DUI-suspended license and speeding 26 mph over limit (or greater).

  • Date for Mosley trial confirmed

    The case of a former Oldham County Police Officer accused of official misconduct and tampering with evidence will go to trial on June 30.

    Former officer Harry “Shane” Mosley was charged with official misconduct for sending sexually explicit text messages to a teenager. His charges also include tampering with physical evidence, tampering with public records and official misconduct for his involvement in the arrest of a U.S. Marshal on DUI charges.

  • La Grange Police warn about ‘Jamaican’ scam

    The LaGrange Police Department, along with the United States Postal Inspectors office, is alerting LaGrange residents to variations of the Jamaican Phone Scam.

  • Public Records Feb. 13

    KSP Arrests

    Feb. 8 -- Christopher N. Benoit, 27, Crestwood, DUI 1st; Speeding 26 MPH over the limit; Reckless driving; Improper lane usage/vehicle keep right except to pass; Failure to produce insurance card

    Feb. 8 -- Jose A. Santos, 23, Eminence, Promoting Contraband 1st; Tampering with Physical Evidence

    Feb. 9 -- Douglas L. Ginthum, 22, Crestwood, DUI 1st-Aggravated; Speeding 18 MPH over the limit; Improper lane usage/vehicle keep right except to pass; Possession of marijuana; Possession of drug paraphernalia

  • La Grange man arrested for indecent exposure

     

    A La Grange man has been arrested and charged with indecent exposure after police found him masturbating in a school parking lot.

    Jon Eric Selby, 44, was arrested on Jan. 31 on charges of indecent exposure, alcohol intoxication and criminal trespassing after being found watching pornography and masturbating in the parking lot of Crestwood Elementary, according to a police report.

  • Kelley case could get a trial date

    The case of a Pewee Valley woman accused of murdering her boyfriend with a hatchet could receive a trial date, even if lab results aren't in.

    At her latest pre-trial conference, an attorney for Gail Kelley told Circuit Judge Karen Conrad she was still awaiting lab results before the case could proceed. Conrad countered that setting up a trial date could speed along the lab process. But a date was not set last week.

  • Public Records Feb. 6

    KSP ArrestS

    Feb. 2 -- Hunter S. Taylor, 20, Lucedale, Miss., DUI 1st; Careless driving; Failure/Improper signal

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Jan. 29 -- Larry G. Marsee, 50, Louisville, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place 3rd or more offense in 12 months.

    Feb. 2 -- Steven R. Birch, 39, Louisville, was arrested on a Jefferson County bench warrant for failure to notify address change to Dept of Transportation.

     

  • Police Academy

    The Kentucky State Police Post 5 will be hosting its Sixth Annual Citizens’ Police Academy beginning March 3, 2014. The Citizens’ Police Academy is a public outreach program that enables participants to gain a better understanding of police operations conducted by State Troopers. The program consists of 12 classes held weekly covering a wide variety of KSP operations. Classes will be held Mondays at 7 p.m. at Post 5 which is located on Citation Lane in Campbellsburg.

  • Public Records Jan. 30

    Grand Jury Indictments

    January 2014

    Robert H. Miller, one count operating motor vehicle under the influence, fourth offense with aggravating circumstances, one count operating a motor vehicle while license is suspended for driving under the influence with aggravating circumstances, first offense, one count failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, first offense, one count possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle.