• Public Record-Zoning permits-MARCH 24, 2017

    Zoning permits for Feb. 27- March 17

    James Kevin Bryan, 575 Leonard Hall Road, 20’ x 50’ enclosed lean-to addition onto existing building.

    Timothy Bishoff, 3114 Walter Hall Road, three storage buildings in a 20’ x 10’ space.

    Olde Bloomfield Holding Co, 104 Fairfield Road, Interior/Exterior alteration to fix damage from a car.

    Hannah Dones, Hilton Lane, conventional detached single-family dwelling.

    Joseph and Amanda Phelps, 738 Shumate Lane, 30’ x 30’ detached garage/storage.

  • Request made to revoke probation in sexual matter case

    A Bloomfield man who received probation late last year for a sex crime case was arrested recently for violating conditions of his probation.

    According to a report from the Division of Probation and Parole filed Wednesday in the case against David Drahos, the 35-year-old violated a number of the strict conditions imposed on him.

  • Circuit clerk warns of jury duty phone scam

    Nelson County residents are being warned of a telephone scam taking place in the area related to jury duty.

    In an email to media Monday morning, Nelson County Circuit Clerk Diane Thompson said she had received several phone calls from citizens claiming a caller, posing as a Nelson County Sheriff’s deputy, tells them they have failed to report to jury duty and will be charged a fine.

  • Jail logs: March 16-17, 2017

    Michael C. Burgan, 33, probation violation (2015).

    William Russ Clark, 40, violation of conditions of release (2017).

    Nelson Dwayne Saylor, 47, fourth-degree assault, resisting arrest.

    Ray Antoine Calbert, 40, failure to comply with sex offender registration, first-degree persistent felony offender.

    Tiffany L. Mattingly, 28, non-payment of fines.

    Roderick Brown, 24, flagrant non-support.

    Amber Diane Hyatte, 30, non-payment of fines (2016).

  • 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