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Courts & Crime

  • Case of Pewee Valley teacher accused of rape could head to trial

    The case of a Pewee Valley woman accused of rape and sexual abuse of a minor could be heading to trial if not resolved soon.

    Jessica Boyers, a former teacher at Highlands Middle School in Louisville, was indicted on 38 counts of either rape or sexual abuse of a minor in Oldham County back in June. Louisville police originally arrested her in April 2013 and she faces similar charges there.

    Boyers’ charges stem from an alleged relationship with a student.

  • Public Records May 29

    Grand Jury Indicments May 2014

    Perry Michael Scroggins – One count of promoting contraband in the first degree, one count of persistent felony offender in the second degree.

    Michael D. McAnallen – One count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition over $500, one count of persistent felony offender in the second degree.

    Lindsay A. Webster – Six counts of criminal possession of forged instrument, second degree.

  • KSP Troopers awarded

     

    Two Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg were honored last Wednesday at the KSP Awards Banquet held in Frankfort. Tpr. Mitchel Hazelett (left), a three and a half-year KSP veteran, was honored as the Post 5 Trooper of the Year. Tpr. Hazelett is originally from Fort Wayne, Ind. He is the son of Kirk and Donna Hazelett of Roanoke, Ind.

     

  • Public Records May 22

    La Grange Police Arrests

    May 10 -- Edward C. Sullivan, 34, La Grange, was arrested for operating on suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance 2nd offense.

    May 13 -- Jamie B. Henley, 34, La Grange, was arrested for TBUT (shoplifting) u/$500

     

    May 13 -- Jessie DeJesus, 33, La Grange, was arrested for TBUT (shoplifting) u/$500

    May 13 -- Breanna M. Doyon, 22, La Grange, was arrested for endangering the welfare of a minor

  • Candidate bios: Constable

    Constable, District 1

    Name: Stuart Strickler

    Education: BA, Political Science/Furman University/June 1985

    Paralegal Degree/National Center for Paralegal Training/May 1986, Master of Education/University of Louisville/December, 1993

    Relevant experience/community involvement: Resident of Oldham County since 1990. Appointed District 1 Constable in May, 2010; elected to full term in November, 2010. St. John UMC. OC Police Citizens Academy, 2009. FBI Citizens Academy, 2011.

    Why are you the best candidate?

  • Candidate bios: County Attorney

    Name: John K. Carter

    Website: JohnKCarter.com

    Facebook: John K. Carter Oldham County Attorney

    Campaign phone: (502) 741-4326

    Education: Juris Doctorate, University of Louisville; Bachelor of Arts (English Literature), Kentucky Southern College

  • Candidate bios: Sheriff

    Name: Ricky J Simmons

    Campaign Website/ Facebook Page: RickySimmonsforsheriff.com and r.simmons2008@yahoo.com

    Education: Oldham County High School, Eastern Kentucky Police Academy, Western Kentucky Sheriff Academy

  • Public Records May 15

    La Grange Police Arrests

    May 7 -- Stacy M. Philpot, 33, Eminence, was cited and released for operating vehicle with expired operator’s license.

    May 11 -- Reagan H. Marchegion, 21, La Grange, was arrested for DUI 2nd offense and one headlight.

     

    May 11 -- Kaleb A. Moore, 18, La Grange, was arrested on a burglary warrant 2nd degree for another agency.

    May 11 -- Edward C. Sullivan, 23, La Grange, was arrested for assault 4th degree (domestic violence) minor injury, disorderly conduct 2nd degree and resisting arrest.

  • Evridge trial delayed

    The trial of an Oldham County man accused of a double murder has been delayed until June.

    Ronald T. Evridge, 60, has been charged with two counts of murder and tampering with evidence resulting from an altercation at his home in December 2011.

    Evridge claims he shot and killed two sisters — Heather Faulkerson, 21, and Sandy Allen, 24, both of Louisville — only after they attacked him with a knife at his north Oldham farm on 18-Mile Creek Road, according to records filed in Oldham Circuit Court.

  • Endicott case dismissed, legal battle not over

    A Shelbyville man accused of participating with seven others in gang activity in La Grange has seen his charged dismissed in district court, but his legal battle may still continue.

    Casey Endicott, 18, had been the lone holdout of the “Oldham 8” whose case has remained in Oldham District Court. His attorney, Jessica Schulety, had requested a competency evaluation be completed before Endicott’s case could proceed.