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Courts

  • Two indicted for Advance America robbery

    Two men have been indicted for the Nov. 18 armed robbery of Advance America Cash Advance in Kentucky Home Square shopping center in Bardstown.

    Luke Aldon Hasty, 30, and Soloman S. Evans Jr., 32, both of Shepherdsville, were indicted for first-degree robbery and complicity to first-degree robbery, both class B felonies. Bail was set for each at $200,000 cash only, plus conditions.

    Hasty and Evans have been connected to at least 20 other robberies throughout Kentucky and southern Indiana.

  • Man cleared of sex crime charge

    A case has been dismissed against a Bloomfield man who was facing a sex crime charge.

    Christopher I. Little was charged with first-degree sodomy in May 2010. The charge was dismissed without prejudice.

  • 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 Feb. 17.

     

  • Public Record: Property transfers

    Edward Eugene Hatfield, Bloomfield, to Patricia Hines, Bardstown, Lot 63 Whispering Hills Estates, Phase I, $10,000.

    Quitclaim-Gregory Wayne and Pamela Sue Bowman to Gregory Wayne and Pamela Sue Bowman, Bardstown, real estate in Nelson County, $1.

    Miles E. and Rita Durbin, Bardstown, to Nally & Haydon Holdings LLC, real estate in Nelson County, $65,000.

    Phillip James Delaney and Rita Jean Brown, Bardstown, to Thomas Hamilton, Bardstown, Lot 83 Westview Heights Subdivision, $120,000.

  • Public Record: Zoning compliance

    The Joint City-County Planning Commission has issued the following zoning compliance permits:

  • Online database in operation to instantly track warrants

    Activating or rescinding a warrant can require a lot of paperwork for the law enforcement agencies, lawyers, judges and private citizens involved. The document must be filed at the courthouse, sent to the judge, signed by the judge, then transferred to the corresponding law enforcement agency. To deactivate the warrant (for example, if a person comes in and pays a fine late), the process again requires another order to be filled out, filed and placed in the hands of police.

  • 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.

     

  • Two Nelson Co. men sentenced for sex crimes

    Two Nelson County men who pleaded guilty to committing various sex crimes were sentenced in Nelson Circuit Court Jan. 20.

    Michael T. Curtsinger, 32, Bardstown, was sentenced to five years in prison for six counts of third-degree sodomy and five years in prison for five counts of first-degree sexual abuse. His motion for probation was denied due to the fact that it would unduly depreciate the seriousness of the crime.

  • Two indicted for $40K construction theft robbery

    A Bardstown man arrested Jan. 5 for stealing copper and other equipment from the Thomas Nelson High School construction site allegedly partnered with another individual to conduct the crime, according to Nelson County grand jury indictments released Thursday.

    Thomas Ray Yocum, 29, and Selvey James Vittitoe, 31, were indicted on 13 charges including three counts of third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking. Yocum was arrested earlier in January in connection with the alleged theft.

  • 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 Feb. 3.