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Police and Fire

  • Court questions admissibility of new testimony in Roberts case

    The day before the murder trial for Alexander Roberts was set to begin, Circuit Judge John David Seay issued a stay in the trial until March 2, after prosecutors appealed his decision that evidence concerning recent allegations against Roberts was inadmissible.

    Prosecutors say those allegations could amount to a confession.

  • Four arrested in Friday drug bust

    Four people were arrested Friday on drug charges after detectives executed a search warrant at 950 Hubbards Lane in Bardstown.

    According to a press release from Bardstown Police, law enforcement and EMS had responded to two suspected drug overdoses at the home within the last three days.

    Detectives from the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force, Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and Bardstown Police Department conducted a search of the home Friday.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 23-24

    Mark Anthony Goodlett, 48, probation violation and contempt of court (2015).

    Melissa Dawn Kays, 38, contempt of court (2012).

    Bradley D. Humphrey, 27, contempt of court (2015).

    Dalton Lee Rogers, 22, failure to appear (Jefferson District).

    Tamicko S. Montgomery, 39, contempt of court (2015).

    Crystal Lynn Bartley, 35, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., no/expired registration plates, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, license to be in possession.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 21-23, 2017

    Devin Tyler Sweeney, 24, probation violation, non-payment of fines (2016).

    Jeremy Tyler Gannon, 25, second-degree burglary (Washington Circuit).

    Brandon S. Parrott, 19, complicity to  first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (less than two grams meth), complicity to buy/possess drug paraphernalia, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (less than two grams meth), buy/possess drug paraphernalia.

    Robert Dwayne Wheat, 41, probation violation (2011), failure to appear (2016), contempt of court (2015).

  • Jai Logs: Feb. 17-21

    NOTE: Due to an error in records provided to The Kentucky Standard regarding a Feb. 19 arrest, a charge for Jason B Young was incorrectly listed in the Feb. 22 print edition.

    Jail Logs Feb. 17-21

    David Patrick Hardin, 36, violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO.

    Gregory Scott Boyd, 53, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., careless driving.

  • Suspect in high-speed chase had history of fleeing, multiple aliases

    Officials are still working to determine the real name of a man arrested Sunday after he led police on a high-speed chase in a reported stolen car, but believe he is the same man who faces charges for a similar incident in Louisville three months ago.

    He initially refused to give his identity to officers when they arrested him near the Nelson-Marion County line and was booked under John Doe. Police then came to believe him to be Rickie J. Stovall, 30, of New Albany, Ind. But his name might be Larenzo Draper, and he has also said his name was Lorenzo Thompson.

  • KSP arrests man in child exploitation case

    A local man has been charged with possessing child sexual exploitation (CSE) material after Kentucky State Police launched an online investigation.

    According to a KSP press release, the Electronic Crime Branch discovered Robert M. McIntosh, 45, of Bardstown, had been sharing images of child sexual exploitation online. An undercover investigation began in December 2016, resulting in the execution of a search warrant at McIntosh’s Jones Avenue home on Wednesday.

  • BPD will be outgunned no more

    Bardstown Police have long complained that they didn’t have the right weapons to do their jobs. While the “bad guys” had AK-47s and AR-15s, police had shotguns and handguns.

    Thanks to the generosity of some local gun dealers, though, officers will now be able to match their adversaries in firepower.

    Last Tuesday, Matt Schrader and Josh Geron of Bourbon City Firearms delivered a cache of weapons to the Police Department training room.

  • Jail logs, Feb. 16-17

    Mary Mehgan Lott, 32, failure to appear and non-payment of fines (2016), speeding 22 mph over limit, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, driving on a DUI-suspended license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security.

    Jason Ryan Hensley, 38, failure to appear, flagrant non-support (Hardin), contempt of court.

  • Deputies armed against overdoses

    Nelson County Sheriff’s deputies are now armed to combat one of the fastest growing challenges they face — opioid overdoses.

    On Friday, Nelson County EMS personnel trained deputies on how to properly administer the opiate antidote Narcan — the brand name for naloxone — and supplied them with overdose kits.

    The Narcan was donated by the PATH Coalition.