• Man accused of smoking meth with teens charged with rape

    A man accused of smoking meth with teenage girls was indicted Wednesday on first-degree rape charges as well as drug-related charges.

    According to criminal complaints previously filed in the case against Jason Young, 29, the Hodgenville man was accused of meeting up with at least one 15-year-old girl on more than one occasion and smoking crystal meth.

    Young was arrested Feb. 19 and at the time only faced drug-related charges, though investigators said more charges could be possible.

  • Man indicted for stealing car from Conway Heaton

    A Mount Washington man with a record has been indicted in Nelson County on felony charges related to the theft of a vehicle.

    According to the indictment filed Wednesday in Nelson Circuit Court, Anthony Ray White, 48, is accused of taking a 2014 black Ford Mustang GT belonging to the Conway Heaton Automotive Center on Feb. 4.

  • Three indicted after drugs found in home with kids

    Three Louisville adults were indicted Wednesday on drug and child endangerment charges after allegedly staying in a Nelson County home where they possessed drugs in the presence of small children.

    Thomas W. Biggers Jr., 21, Timothy A. Harrington, 37, and Erica D. Cooley, 26, were all indicted on charges of complicity to first-degree possession of meth, complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia, complicity to first-degree criminal trespass and complicity to endangering the welfare of a minor.

  • Nelson Circuit Court March sentencings

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

    Brian C. Bell, 30, of Cox’s Creek, was sentenced to five years in prison for failure to comply with the sex offender registry. Sentence shall run concurrently with other pending cases. Bell was denied probation. On or about Oct. 19, 2016, Bell failed to complete the address verification form as required for the sex offender registry.

  • Filings offer preview to oft-delayed murder trial

    A trial date has been set, again, for Alexander Roberts on murder charges, despite prosecutors’ appeal to a higher court seeking to introduce new evidence.

    Nelson Circuit Court Judge Jack Seay last week scheduled a trial for July 24, at least the fourth trial date for Roberts, who is charged with the murder of Rasheed Wickliffe in Bloomfield Dec. 1, 2015.

  • Public Record-Drivers licenses-March 10, 2017

    The following received a driver’s license in February 2017

    Seth Price, Joseph Cecil, Garrett West, Collin Diaz, Isaac Crume, Caroline Middleton, Alexis Schrader, Eli Hall, Jesse Lee, Richard Carwile, Savanna Hall, Madison Veech, Hope Kelley, Wyatt Love, Miranda Sulzer, Katherine Jordan, Madison Faulkner, Alison Barnes, Christopher Unseld, Chandler Culver-Harrell, Randall Dewitt, Jacob Lanham, Evan Roby.

    The following received an intermediate license in February 2017

  • Public Record-Citations-March 10, 2017

    Kendal Deacon, 1956, no insurance, $500.

    Aisha Knott, 1996, speeding, $193.

    Crystal Jones, 1981, disorderly conduct, $143 plus 90 days/90 days suspended.

    Jeffrey Harrison, 1965, alcohol intoxication in a public place, $213.

    Eli Wethington, 1995, disorderly conduct, $163 plus 90 days/90 days suspended.

    Pamela Alfaro, 1982, possession of marijuana, $163 plus 10 days/10 days suspended.

    Brooks Houck, 1981, local county ordinance, $163.

  • Public Record-Property transfers-March 10, 2017

    Vincent Cecil and Richard Cecil, co-executors to Richard Cecil, of New Haven, real estate in Nelson County, $13.

    William and Michelle Crepps, of Cox’s Creek to William and Michelle Crepps, real estate in Nelson County, $1.

    Quitclaim-David Parkerson to Carolyn Goben, both of Bardstown, Lot 153 Woodlawn Springs, Golf and Residential Resort, Phase Five.

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, of Atlanta, to Hagan & Harned LLC, of Bardstown, Lot 18 Westland Subdivision, Addition NO. 1, $63,000.

  • Public Record-Zoning permits-MARCH 10, 2017

    Zoning permits for the weeks of Feb. 13-24.

    Travis Wallace, 206 Antlers Trace, 30’x40’ detached garage..

    Brandon Burress, 3040 Bellwood Road, 50’x64’ barn with 24’x32’ lean-to and a 20’x60’ lean-to.

    Charles DeWitt Coon Hollow Road, conventional detached single-family dwelling.

    Bardstown Bourbon Company LLC, 1500 Parkway Drive, grain elevator and 8 grain bins.

    Kim Houston, 106 Westview Drive, enclosing existing 29’x19’ carport.

  • Eight indicted for organized crime

    Eight people were indicted Wednesday on charges of engaging in organized crime in connection to a September drug raid by the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force.

    Details on each person’s level of involvement were not included in the indictments, but the indictments generally accused them of participation, support or management of a criminal syndicate for the purposes of trafficking in crystal methamphetamine.

    Those indicted were:

    • Timothy L. Yonts, 47

    • Javanna L. Reiter, 64

    • Blair Zachery, 27