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Courts & Crime

  • Drug take back event successful

    In partnership with the DEA, the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office and Oldham County Police Department conducted a drug take back program on Sept. 27 as part of the National Drug Take Back Day Initiative.

    The location was the La Grange Fire Department Station 2, located at 3637 West Highway 146 in Buckner and County Police Headquarters on Highway 393.

  • Sheriff warns of scam

    Residents of Oldham County have again begun receiving phone calls from an individual claiming to be with the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Division, stating that they have an outstanding warrant.

    This person claims there is an outstanding warrant and if the person being called will transfer $500 onto a Green Dot Card purchased at a local store the warrant will be recalled.

  • Mosley to begin trial on sexting charge

    A former police officer accused of using electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual activity will begin trial Oct. 6.

    Harry “Shane” Mosley, of Pendleton, was charged in September 2012 for allegedly texting an underage girl after pulling her over for a traffic stop.

    According to reports, Mosley, who was hired by Oldham County Police in 2008, pulled over a teen girl in Goshen during a routine traffic stop on Sept. 26, 2012. Mosley cited a man in the vehicle for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, but did not cite the girl.

  • Coalition lands drug-free grant from the White House

    A wide-ranging coalition has been awarded federal money to help combat drug use in Oldham County.

    The Coalition for a Healthy Oldham County, a collaborative team made up of the Oldham County Health Department, area police departments, Our Lady of Peace of Louisville and many more community organizations, was awarded a federal grant by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy to help make Oldham County a drug-free community.

  • Public Records Sept. 25

    KSP Arrests

    Sept. 15 -- Robert Amore, 48, Crestwood, registered sex offender school restrictions.

    Sept. 18 -- Brett Goodrich, 50, Frankfort, promoting contraband.

    Sept. 18 -- Donnie Bentley, 39, Shepherdsville, DUI firs offense, no seatbelt, operating on suspended license, possession of open alcoholic container in a motor vehicle.

    Sept. 19 -- Dennis Amber, 36, Bedford, DUI first offense, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

  • Domestic violence focus of St. James’ forum

     

    Domestic violence is not just a family issue, it’s an epidemic that has affected almost everyone. One in three women in the state of Kentucky will be the victim of domestic violence in her lifetime, according to the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association.

    Even in an area considered “safe” by most, Oldham County is not excluded from the high numbers, according to Rev. Dr. Mary Abrams of the St. James’ Episcopal Church in Pewee Valley.

  • OCPD hosts drug take back

    On Sept. 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Oldham County Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to the Oldham County Police Department at 1855 N. Hwy 393, La Grange. The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

  • Public Records Sept. 18

    Grand Jury Indictments

    Sept. 2014

    Dallas J. Dennison – one count of robbery in the first degree.

    Kadiesha A. Streble – one count of complicity to robbery in the first degree.

    David Anthony Moreland – one count of fleeing or evading police in the first degree, one count of wanton endangerment in the first degree, one count of speeding.

    Jeffrey Allen Roberts – one count of flagrant non-support, one count persistent felony offender in the second degree.

  • Judges, clerks excited for new e-filing system

    Neighboring counties Oldham, Henry and Trimble will help test out a new electronic filing system for the state’s court system, area judges announced last week.

    The three counties make up the 12th Circuit in Kentucky, which is only the third circuit in the state to launch e-filing for civic cases, District Judge Jerry Crosby said.

    The new program will allow court clerks to enter motions, filings and other legal documents electronically, allowing for the start of a transition away from expensive paper costs, he said.

  • Fiscal Court selects construction firms for new regional jail

    After months of waiting for a monetary dispute with the state to be resolved, the Oldham County Fiscal Court is once again taking steps to build a new regional jail facility.

    The dispute over whether the state will pay for engineer services for the new Oldham County Regional Detention Center is still unresolved, but that didn’t stop magistrates from approving an architect and construction manager for the project.