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  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings

    The following people were sentenced recently in Nelson Circuit Court on Jan. 7 All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been foundguilty during a criminal trial.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings

    The following people were sentenced recently in Nelson Circuit Court on Jan. 7 All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been foundguilty during a criminal trial.

  • Nelson County Circuit Court indictments from Jan. 6

    Note: The indictment of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They were set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court Jan. 21.

  • Nelson County Court indictments

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    Note: The indictment of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only, and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They were set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court Jan. 7.

  • Pohl changes plea to guilty

    Clarification Jan., 6, 2015: A previous version had unclear information about the evidence in relation to Pohl's charge. This has since been clarified.

    A former Louisville pastor with ties to Nelson County plead guilty to a federal child pornography charge Monday afternoon, according to a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office.

  • Manhunt leads to Halsey’s capture by police

    After eluding police for more than a week, Stephen Halsey was captured by authorities Tuesday afternoon in the area of Dones Lane and Simon Greenwell.

    “We were following a couple leads,” Nelson County Assistant Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa told media following Halsey’s capture. “We had a little bit of assistance today, and we tracked down Mr. Halsey, and he was arrested without incident.”

  • Filed motion questions Houck’s flight risk

    The parents of Crystal Rogers, a missing Bardstown woman, were recently granted visitation of Rogers’ son after nearly six months of limited to no contact with the toddler. But motions submitted by attorney Chad McCoy in the case regarding visitation question whether or not the boy’s father might be a flight risk.

    The documents filed in the Nelson Circuit Court Dec. 28 include a motion for hearing on visitation and an order preventing Brooks Houck from leaving the state with his son, Eli.

  • Ballards granted visitation of Crystal Rogers’ son

    After nearly six months of waiting, Tommy and Sherry Ballard were granted visitation of their grandson, Eli.

    The grandparents have been fighting to see the toddler since July, after his mother and the Ballard’s daughter, Crystal Rogers, was reported missing.

    Eli’s father, Brooks Houck, who was Rogers’ live in boyfriend at the time of her disappearance, had not allowed the family to see the child.

  • Sheriff: Fugitive living in Icetown area

    The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man considered to be armed and dangerous, and whom they believe may be hiding in the Icetown area.

    According to a post from the NCSO’s Facebook page, Stephen Halsey, 57, is wanted for parole violation and absconding parole supervision.

    The post stemmed from a theft and burglary reported in the Icetown area over the Christmas holiday.

  • Nelson County Court indictments

    Note: The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

    The following people have been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury. They were set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court Dec. 17.