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Courts & Crime

  • North Oldham Fire changes to full-time paid crew

     

    The New Year will bring some changes to the North Oldham Fire Department.

    Beginning Jan. 1, the NOFD will be going from a volunteer and paid staff to one paid crew to provide both day and night fire protection coverage, according to Chief Tim Conway.

    “Over the years our qualified volunteer numbers have dwindled and participation levels of many of our volunteers has gotten sparse,” Conway said. “We are not providing the fire protection coverage our taxpayers deserve.”

  • La Grange Police searching for ‘hit and run’ vehicle

     

    La Grange Police are searching for a car involved in a hit and run accident at the Interstate 71 intersection.

    According to police, a red Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4, late 1990s or early 2000s model, was involved in the accident around 12:30 p.m. on Monday at the intersection of First Street and I-71 in La Grange.

    Police said the vehicle in question has stickers on the rear window, including a white oval-shaped one. According to police, the Grand Cherokee struck another vehicle with three female occupants, one of which was pregnant.

  • Public Records Jan. 1

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 18 -- Eli M. Beggs, 18, Smithfield, was cited and released for failure to wear seat belts, failure to produce insurance card, failure of owner to maintain required insurance first offense, failure to register the transfer of motor vehicle.

    Dec. 19 -- Tyler G. Wise, 18, La Grange, was arrested for theft by unlawful taking from autos.

  • OC helps police cram crusiers
  • Public Records Dec. 25

    Grand Jury Indictments

    DECEMBER 2014

    Dana L. Terhune – two counts of complicity to promoting contraband in the first degree, one count of official misconduct in the first degree, one count of unlawful access to computer in the fourth degree.

    Cheryl Moore – one count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition over $500.

  • Public Records Dec. 18

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 8 -- Jaylene F. Carder, 58, Crestwood was cited for no registration plates, no registration receipt, no operator’s license, failure to produce insurance card.

    Dec. 9 -- Taylor R. Shaw, 25, La Grange, was arrested on Jefferson County warrant for improper equipment.

    KSP Arrests

    Dec. 9 -- William D. Fultz, 26, La Grange, execution of a bench warrant for another agency.

  • North Oldham Fire assistant chief retires, new one named

     

    After 15 years of service for the North Oldham Fire Department, Don Dahl stepped down last week as assistant chief.

    Dahl’s retirement was announced at the North Oldham Fire Department Board of Trustees meeting last Thursday.

    “We want to wish him well and thank him for his service,” Randy Scherer, chairman of the Board of Trustees, said.

    On the heels of Dahl’s retirement came an announcement from the NOFD saying they had selected a new assistant chief.

  • Two indicted for robbing Thornton’s in Buckner

     

    Two men who allegedly robbed the Thornton’s in Buckner have been indicted on charges related to that incident.

    Douglass A. Orr, 28, of Pleasureville, was indicted on charges of first degree robbery, first degree assault and receiving stolen property, firearm, in relation to the armed robbery of the gas station on Oct. 16.

  • Public Records Dec. 11

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 2 -- Albert B. Cook III, 29, La Grange, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence first offense, possession of a controlled substance first degree, first offense, drug paraphernalia, buy/possession, failure to produce insurance card, unauthorized parking in handicapped zone, license required to be carried on person.

    Dec. 2 -- David W. Nierman, 46, La Grange, was arrested for bench warrant for driving DUI suspended license (third offense) aggravating circumstances.

  • Kelley murder trial rescheduled once again

    A Pewee Valley woman accused of murder will once again see her trial date on that and other charges moved.

    Gail Kelley is charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence and being a persistent felony offender in regards to the death of Michael T. Evans, her boyfriend at the time. According to police records, Kelley allegedly struck Evans in the head with a hatchet on July 6, 2013 and then tried to hide the hatchet in a towel.