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Police and Fire

  • Pedestrian struck by semi Friday

    A pedestrian was injured just before 7 p.m. Friday after being struck by a semi truck Fat the intersection of West Stephen Foster Avenue and Cathedral Manor in Bardstown.

    According to police, Donald Lee Howard, 26, of Bardstown, was attempting to cross the road walking east when he tried to beat a semi truck that was traveling north and merging onto West Stephen Foster.

  • Jail logs: Aug. 28-29

    Douglas Clay Tucker, 40, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, possession of an open alcholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, improper registration, being a second-degree persistent felony offender

    James Thomas Wilson, 19, third-degree criminal mischief

    Stacey Lynn Call, 31, alcohol intoxication

  • Jail Logs: Aug. 26-27

    Patricia Kay Clan, 42, fourth-degree assault.

    Melissa Renee Elmore, 41, first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

    Mary Ann Rakes, 40, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Chevelle B. Allen, 39, contempt of court.

    Jolene Linda Gerald, 30, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, promoting contraband, tampering with physical evidence.

  • Jail Logs: Aug. 25-26

    Vincent Edward Keels, 24, contempt of court.

    Jackie A. Allen, 52, second-degree possession of a controlled substance, knowingly abuse/neglect of adult by person.

  • Jail Logs: Aug. 22-25

    Donald Ray Smith, 46, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

    Adam Kent Curci, 26, disorderly conduct.

    Alejandro Linarez, 43, alcohol intoxication.

    Zito Lira Cruz, 45, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

    Angela Lynn Wilmoski, 39, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, alcohol intoxication, first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

  • Man transported to hospital with severe hand injury after accident

    A 62-year-old man was taken to the hospital Wednesday with a severe hand injury after he was involved in a car accident.

    According to a Nelson County Sheriff’s Office collision report, Kyle Farr, 26, of Springfield, was driving a 2006 Chevy HHR westbound on U.S. 150 around 4 p.m.

    Farr went across the center line and sideswiped George McDonald, of Campbellsville, who was driving a 1993 Chevy pickup.

    McDonald’s vehicle rolled several times.

    McDonald was transported to University of Louisville Hospital with a severe hand injury.

  • Probation revoked in assault-for-hire case

    A judge revoked David Orlando Smith’s probation Thursday and imposed a prison sentence because of several new misdemeanor convictions on the defendant’s record.

    Smith, who pleaded guilty last year to soliciting someone to assault three people in the area, has been serving a five-year probation as part of his plea agreement he entered into last year.

    In October, Smith accepted a plea deal in which he pleaded guilty to criminal solicitation to commit assault, which was amended down from criminal solicitation to commit murder.

  • Jail Logs: Aug. 21-22

    James David Leslie, 51, 466 counts of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.

    Eric Scott Keeling, 34, tampering with physical evidence, complicity to tampering with physical evidence, persistent felony offender.

  • Bardstown woman dies in collision with dump truck

    A Nelson County woman died Thursday night when she turned into the path of an oncoming dump truck in front of the Jim Beam Stillhouse on Ky. 245 at Clermont.

    Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings identified the woman Friday morning as Samantha Greenwell, 29 of Bardstown.

  • Police ask for public’s help to solve tombstone vandalism case

    Bardstown Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying who is responsible for vandalizing a tombstone in Bardstown Cemetery earlier this week.

    Connie and David Brown, whose son’s tombstone was vandalized with red spray paint, are now offering a $1,500 reward to anyone with tips leading to an arrest of those responsible.

    On Tuesday, police posted a photo of the defaced tombstone on Facebook. Police said they responded to the cemetery around 8 a.m. Monday and discovered the vandalism.