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Courts

  • Nelson Circuit Court 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. Unless otherwise stated, all jail sentences are served concurrently.

  • Nelson Circuit Court Indictments

    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 are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court Aug. 4.

    • Jerry D. Nation, 31, Bloomfield, two counts of first-degree bail jumping. On or about May 26, Nation allegedly failed to appear for pre-trial conferences in two separate cases. Bail was set at $50,000 cash only, plus conditions.

  • Nelson Circuit Court sentencings: July 7, 2011

    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. Unless otherwise stated, all jail sentences are served concurrently.

    • Felicia “Fe” Rayshaun Williams, 28, Bardstown, was sentenced in four different cases involving trafficking in a controlled substance. Her motion for probation was denied in all four cases on the grounds probation would depreciate the seriousness of the crime.

  • Nelson Circuit Court Indictments: July 6, 2011

    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 are set for arraignment in Nelson Circuit Court July 21.

  • Local judge trains in penal code overhaul

    Judge Robert W. Heaton, who serves Nelson County, participated in a District Judges Seminar on June 3 about how district judges are to handle pretrial release and bond determinations based on House Bill 463, which took effect June 8. The AOC offered the seminar in Frankfort for all district judges and trial commissioners and circuit judges who share on-call rotations with district judges.

  • Public Record: Citations

    Due to state guidelines, computer records no longer list dates of birth or addresses. In order to identify individuals, The Kentucky Standard will list the year of birth following the name.

    Jonathan R. Kimbrell, 1991, speed, $169.

    Alisha M. Conn, 1971, speed, $143 plus state traffic school.

    Danya R. Parker, 1990, speed, $143 plus state traffic school.

    Bethany J. Burden, 1990, speed, $143 plus state traffic school.

    Rodney C. Scifres, 1961, speed, $163.

    Juan Figueroa, 1939, no seat belt, $25.

  • Willett murder trial delayed until October

    The trial has been delayed for a man suspected in the stabbing death of a New Haven man Dec. 2, 2010.

    David Jerome Willett, 27, was indicted for murder and second-degree persistent felony offender charges in December for allegedly stabbing Eric Douglas Stallard, 39, after a quarrel.

    Willett’s pretrial conference was set for June 17 but was delayed until Oct. 14 to allow the defense attorney, Stephen Wright of Bullitt County, more time to prepare for the trial, according to Commonwealth’s Attorney Terry Geoghegan.

  • Nelson Circuit Court 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. Unless otherwise stated, all jail sentences are served concurrently.

  • Man indicted for marijuana trafficking, possession

    A man arrested for allegedly cultivating about 112 marijuana plants was indicted in Nelson Circuit Court Wednesday.

    John Wayne Phillips, 30, Bardstown, was indicted for first-degree trafficking in controlled substances, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and cultivating marijuana, five or more plants. Bail was set at $100,000 cash only, plus conditions. Arraignment is scheduled for July 7.

  • Woman indicted for assault after hitting motorcyclist

    A woman suspected of hitting a motorcyclist while driving under the influence of alcohol was indicted for first-degree assault in Nelson Circuit Court Wednesday.

    Jennifer Marie Reed, 35, Bardstown, was arrested May 29 after making a left-hand turn into the path of a motorcycle driven by Terrance “T.C.” Drake, according to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Department. Drake was thrown from his motorcycle and suffered serious head injuries, including a broken jaw and several lost teeth.