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Courts & Crime

  • Hudson named new assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney

    Courtney Baxter, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 12th Judicial Circuit has hired the Hon. Matt Hudson (right) as a part-time Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney. Hudson was sworn in by the Hon. Judge Karen Conrad (left) on Jan. 6

  • Mosley asks for suspension of sentence

    An attorney for Harry “Shane” Mosley is petitioning Oldham Circuit Judge Karen Conrad to suspend the remainder of his nine month sentence, even though he has served less than one month of it.

    Attorney Steve Schroering made the motion before Conrad last Thursday, acknowledging he was early on the usual 30-day window to request such a motion, but said he wanted to get it considered before Februrary.

  • Lashleys plead not guilty to theft, abuse charges

    The former county road superintendent and his father have pleaded not guilty to several charges against them, including abuse of public trust and theft by unlawful taking.

    Lance Eric Lashley, the former superintendent, and his father, Jack Eric Lashley, were both indicted in December on multiple charges. Lance Lashley was indicted on one count of abuse of public trust (less than $10,000) and theft by unlawful taking, more than $500 but less than $10,000. Both are felony charges.

  • Former road superintendent, father plead not guilty to charges

    The former county road superintendent and his father have plead not guilty to several charges against them, including abuse of public trust and theft by unlawful taking.

     

    Lance Eric Lashley, the former superintendent, and his father, Jack Eric Lashley, were both indicted in December on multiple charges. Lance Lashley was indicted on one count of abuse of public trust (less than $10,000) and theft by unlawful taking, more than $500 but less than $10,000. Both are felony charges.

     

  • Public Records Jan. 8

    La Grange Police Arrests

    Dec. 30 -- Larry D. Cox, 42, La Grange, was cited for shoplifting under $500.

    Dec. 30 -- Jerica L. Armstrong, 24, Frankfort, was cited for possession of a controlled substance first degree, first offense.

    Dec. 30 -- Gargia Osorio Celso, 31, La Grange, was cited for disregarding traffic control device-traffic light, no operator’s license.

  • Lashley indicted on multiple charges

    The former county road superintendent and his father have been indicted on a handful of charges, relating to an investigation into the misappropriation of county materials that started in April.

    Lance Eric Lashley, the former superintendent, and his father Jack Eric Lashley, were indicted by an Oldham County grand jury in December. The two were directly indicted by the grand jury and have not been arrested or appeared in court on the charges.

  • 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