Courts & Crime

  • Bright attends program in Washington D.C.

     Sydney Bright of South Oldham High School was elected as a delegate to attend the American Legion Auxiliary’s (ALA) Girls Nation program in Washington, D.C. this summer.

    ALA Girls Nation is a program for aspiring young women leaders providing firsthand experience and practical insight into how the federal government works. Two participants per state, known as “senators,” are chosen to represent their respective Girls State programs.

  • Public Records - September 10, 2015

     La Grange Police


    Alexandria R. Chappell, 22, La Grange — arrested Aug. 21for theft by unlawful taking all others $500 or more


    Crystal G. Woosley, 32, La Grange — cited on Aug. 31 for cruelty to animals second degree


  • Accused hatchet murderer trial set

    New motions have been filed in the case of Gail Kelley, a Pewee Valley woman accused of killing her boyfriend with a hatchet.

    In a pre-trial hearing last Thursday, Kelley’s defense attorneys filed two motions in front of Judge Karen Conrad. The motions were requests for expert witnesses to be present during a deposition. 

    Conrad granted the motions to the defense, which will give the Commonwealth 20 days to respond.

  • Court update

    The end of August and September could see pre-trial conferences of a few major pending cases in the Oldham County Circuit Court.

    Gail Kelley

    Gail Kelley, a Pewee Valley woman accused of killing her boyfriend with a hatchet, was last seen at a pre-trial conference. Her trial date, originally set for Feb. 2014, was changed due to due to changes in personnel at the local public defender’s office, which represents Kelley.

  • Public Records, August 20, 2015

    La Grange Police

    Dale A. Walters, 67, Louisville — arrested Aug. 10 on a Jefferson County warrant

    Quincy J. Goodlett, 36, Pendleton — cited Aug. 10 for operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license

    Cedric M. Arnold, 20, Crestwood — arrested Aug. 11 on a Warren County warrant

    Vanda K. Brock, 43, La Grange — arrested Aug. 13 for assault fourth degree

  • Public Records --July 2

     KSP Arrests

    Tiffany Milne, 29, La Grange – arrested June 22 on E. Madison Street, La Grange by Trooper Brewer for execution of two warrants


    Justice Johnson, 18, Louisville – arrested June 24 on E. Jefferson Street, La Grange by Trooper Brewer for possession of marijuana and carrying a concealed weapon


    La Grange Police

  • Public Records -- June 25, 2015

     KSP Arrests


    Bradley S. Winsor, 35, La Grange – arrested on June 15 at 8101 Hanna Road in La Grange by Trooper Ferris for leaving the scene of an accident


    James D. Brewer, 61, Hazard – arrested June 16 at Kentucky State Reformatory in La Grange by Trooper Ferris for execution of warrant for murder (Perry County)


  • Public records -- June 18, 2015

     La Grange Arrests

    Jamie S. Floyd, 35, Madison Ind., was cited for theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting under $500.

    Amanda J. Starr, 35, La Grange, was cited for theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting under $500.

    Courtney G. Hauman, 20, La Grange, was arrested for disregarding stop sign, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license and no registration receipt.

  • Public Records, May 21, 2015

    La Grange Police Arrests

    May 13 -- Adam Ducap, 25, La Grange, was arrested on warrants and fleeing and evading police 1st degree (on foot), criminal littering, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct 2nd degree, assault 3rd degree police officer or probation officer

    May 13 -- Mitchell N. Winburn, 51, La Grange arrested on a bench warrant for Oldham County Sheriff for alcoholic intoxication in a public place 1st and 2nd offense.

    KSP arrests

  • Oldham County woman, former teacher, sentenced to prison for sexual abuse of 13-year-old student


    A former Jefferson County Public School teacher and Oldham County resident was sentenced to prison last week.

    Jessica Boyers, of Pewee Valley, was sentenced to 12 years after pleading guilty to rape, sodomy and sexual abuse. The sentence will run concurrently with a 10-year sentence handed down in Jefferson County court last Friday.

    Boyers, who was a teacher at Highland Middle School, pleaded guilty to more than 35 charges of either second-degree rape or first-degree sexual abuse of a male student, age 13 at the time.