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Police and Fire

  • Jail Logs: Dec. 16-17

    Michael C. Greenwell, 30, probation violation.

    James R. Underwood, 24, failure to appear.

    Dana L. Linton, 44, receiving stolen property (firearm), possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Quacy L. Sheckles, 20, receiving stolen property, trafficking in marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    William C. Ballard, 29, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • PHOTO: Dryer causes fire

    Firefighters work the scene of a fire Monday afternoon on Fern Lea Circle. The Bardstown Fire Department and Nelson County EMS were called to 142 Fern Lea Circle for a reported structure fire Monday afternoon. Officials say a fire began in a dryer inside the home and was contained to the dryer. There was no significant damage to the home. One person complained of smoke inhalation but declined to be transported to Flaget Memorial Hospital.

  • Child severely injured in backyard fire

    An 11-year-old child suffered severe burn injuries in a backyard fire on Saturday night.

    Bardstown Police, Bardstown Fire Department and Nelson County EMS responded to 128 Scenic Drive in the Springhill Subdivision at around 10:11 p.m.

    According to Assistant Fire Chief Trevor Mattingly of the Bardstown Fire Department, the child had put a large amount of fluid on a standard size fire pit, and when it was ignited, a loud boom could be heard. He said neighbors reportedly made the initial call to emergency crews.

  • Man flown to University Hospital after stabbing

    An apparent altercation Friday night resulted in one man being flown to University of Louisville Hospital with a stab wound.

    The stabbing occurred around 10 p.m. Friday night on 125 Pinehurst Drive in Bardstown.

    Joshua Taylor, 22, and Timothy Hamilton, 34, got into a physical altercation and Hamilton cut Taylor with a knife, according to a Nelson County Sheriff's Office press release.

    Nelson County Sheriff Stephen Campbell said the stabbing was a result what appears to be altercation, which he described as a “domestic-type situation.”

  • Search results in arrests, recovery of stolen property

    Several items believed to have been stolen during recent burglaries in the area were recovered Tuesday after police executed a search warrant at a Bardstown home.

    Assisted by Kentucky State Police, the Bardstown Police Department’s Flex Team obtained a search warrant for 129 McGowan Ave., after receiving tips that stolen property was being stored at the residence, in addition to possible narcotics trafficking activity going on inside the home.

    Officers seized a Beretta .25 caliber handgun, a laptop computer and electronics from the residence.

  • Jail Logs: Dec. 15-16

    Richard A. Snellen, 52, trafficking in marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Steven L. Edelen, 38, contempt of court.

    Joseph R. Johnson, 48, flagrant non-support.

  • Jail Logs: Dec. 12-15

    Anthony W. Bowman, 40, failure to appear.

    Paul L. Smith, 33, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Jeffrey B. Lester, 25, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Jackie B. Tingle, 40, failure to appear, first-degree promoting contraband, possession of marijuana.

    Steven W. Slone, 28, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, operating on suspended/revoked operators license, reckless driving.

    Angela J. Clark, 37, theft by unlawful taking.

  • Police seek subject in connection to bank robbery

    As of Saturday morning, Bardstown Police were still without a suspect in the Friday morning armed robbery of First Federal Savings Bank.

    Police released photos Friday evening taken from surveillance videos at the bank that show a person of interest in the robbery. They are asking for any information from the public that may be of assistance in the investigation or identifying the individual in the photos.

  • Jail Logs: Dec. 11-12

    David A. Hall, 25, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Donald R. Smith, 46, contempt of court.

    William B. Bennington, 51, first-degree trafficking in controlled substances, enhanced trafficking in marijuana, enhanced first-degree possession of a controlled substance, enhanced possession of marijuana, enhanced possession of marijuana, receiving stolen property.

    Tavaris M. White, 25, third-degree sodomy.

  • Police investigating morning bank robbery

    Find the most recent version of this story here.

    Police are investigating an armed robbery this morning of First Federal Savings Bank, 315 N. Third St.

    The robbery occurred at 9:18 a.m.

    Bardstown Police Chief Rick McCubbin said a man was armed with a handgun when he walked into the bank, demanded money, got an unknown amount and fled out the back door, going east from the bank.