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Courts & Crime

  • Public Records Jan. 9

    La Grange Arrests

    Dec. 27 -- Holden K. Short, 19, of Bedford, was cited and released for TBUT U/$500 (shoplifting at Walmart). Merchandise recovered and returned.

     

    Dec. 27 -- Antoine J. Cole, 36, of La Grange, was arrested on bench warrant for Jefferson County District Court for failure to maintain required insurance 1st offense.

     

    Dec. 28 -- Joshua A. Hardin, 26, of Shelbyville, was arrested for TBUT, trespass 3rd, and illegal possession of a legend drug.

     

  • Public Records Jan. 2

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 23 -- Halanna A. Hofmann, 34 , of LaGrange was cited and released for failure to produce insurance card, no registration plates, no registration receipt and operating on suspended or revoked operator’s license.

    KSP Arrests

    Dec. 18 -- Chester L. King, 56, of Mt. Sterling, Ky. Sodomy 1st

    Dec. 23 -- Jamal R. Stephenson, 22, of Louisville, execution of a bench warrant for another agency; Possession of marijuana; Possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • News briefs Jan. 2

    Appointment

    Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed the following members to the Kentucky Board of Certification of Fee-Base Pastoral Counselors:

    John Lepper, of Crestwood, is a pastoral counselor and head of a nonprofit at St. Matthews Pastoral Counseling Center and Kentucky Baptist Fellowship. He represents pastoral counselors. The appointment replaces Wade Rowatt, whose term has expired. Lepper shall serve for a term expiring Sept. 22, 2016.

    Extension office classes

  • Public Records Dec. 26

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 14 -- Shirley J. Roberts, 72, of Bedford, was arrested for TBUT, shoplifting u/$500. The amount totaled $75.32.

    Dec. 19 -- Renee Sherley, 32, of LaGrange, was cited and released for TBUT (shoplifting u/$500) at Walmart in the amount of $64.08.

    Property Transfers, dec. 16-19, 2013

    Your Community Bank to Ash Landing Homeowners Association, Inc. 2.54 acres, Ash Landing ìCommon areasî, Crestwood, FCV $1,000

  • KSP food drive, shopping programs a success

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer has announced the agency’s ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive netted 124,064 pounds (62 tons) of food statewide.

    Brewer initiated the program in 2010 to assist needy families in local KSP post and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement region areas. Since that time, the agency has contributed more than 300,000 pounds of food to shelters, food banks and churches across the Commonwealth.

  • Seven indicted in gang case

     

    Seven individuals have been indicted on charges they participated in organized crime activity, stemming from an October arrest by La Grange Police.

    But other serious charges of conspiracy to commit murder and possession of cocaine were dismissed by an Oldham County Grand Jury.

    The seven individuals are allegedly part of the Southside Crips gang and were arrested in a raid by La Grange Police.

  • Public Records Dec. 19

    Grand Jury Indictments

    December

    John R. Burkhart, seven counts burglary in the third degree, seven counts criminal mischief in the third degree, one count persistent felony offender in the first degree.

    David L. Ford, seven counts burglary in the third degree, one count persistent felony offender in the first degree.

    William D. Dial, four counts criminal possession of forged instrument, second degree, one count persistent felony offender in the first degree.

  • Tentative trial date set for Mosley case

     

    The case of a former Oldham County Police officer accused of official misconduct and tampering with evidence has a tentative court date sent.

    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.

  • Johnson asks for house arrest in abuse case

     

    Richard Wayne Johnson, a former Oldham County EMS employee, pleaded not guilty to charges of possession of crime pornography and other sex crimes at his first court appearance after being indicted on those charges.

    Johnson, 35, of La Grange was indicted on the following charges: one count of incest, one count of second degree sodomy, eight counts of first degree sexual abuse, one count of distribution of obscene matter to a minor, two counts of distribution of child pornography and twelve counts of possession of child pornography.

  • Kelley case awaiting lab results

    The case of a Pewee Valley woman accused of murdering her boyfriend with a hatchet is still awaiting lab results before it can proceed.

    Gail Kelley, 51, was arrested for murder on July 6 after police received a report of a possible murder. At the time, Kelley told police she struck Michael T. Evans, 44, in the head with a hatchet, which was found wrapped in a bloody towel in a trash can in the driveway.

    Kelley has pleaded not guilty to the murder charge, as well as charges of tampering with evidence and being a persistent felony offender.