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Police and Fire

  • Crash claims life on Louisville Road

    Update: Aug. 22, 2017 — The victim in Monday's fatal crash has been identified as 74-year-old Norma Lee Thompson. Thompson was traveling north on the new section of road that was closed for construction when she struck the driver's side of a vehicle driven by Kelly Holsclaw, who was traveling west on Louisville Road, according to an investigation from Kentucky State Police. The crash occurred where the old section and new section of road meet.

     

  • Louisville man charged with DUI, hit and run Monday morning

     

  • Victim of Friday crash identified

    The man killed Friday when his truck struck a tree on Stiles Road has been identified as Sammie Chesser of Springfield.

    According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched at 1:14 p.m. to the 600 block of Stiles Road. It was there they found a white pickup truck against a tree and a second, red truck with front-end damage.

  • Three escape crash, fire with minor injury

    A driver and two passengers escaped an early morning collision on the Bluegrass Parkway Sunday with only minor injuries.

    According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff's Office, dispatch was advised of an injury accident around the 13 mile marker at around 4:36 a.m.

    An investigation determined the vehicle was westbound when it over corrected to miss a deer, overturned and caught fire.

    All three occupants escaped the vehicle and were transported to the hospital for minor injuries.

  • Jail logs, Aug. 17-18

    Catherine D. Borders, 53, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, first-degree trafficking in controlled substance (four counts).

    Kendall Kash Green, 30, second-degree assault, third-degree sexual abuse, persistent felony offender.

    Kara Wheeler-Nalley, 42, non-payment of fines.

    Phillip Wayne Young, 40, first-degree trafficking in controlled substance (two counts), drug paraphernalia.

    Owen Lee Maddox, 39, failure to appear (three counts).

  • SRO program coming back to County Schools

    It’s possible that Nelson County Schools will have a uniformed officer in the hallways again in the near future, a resource community members listed as a top priority during summer district discussions.

    At its Tuesday night meeting, the board approved the recreation of a school resource officer program and a job description, which will allow the district to proceed with paperwork in becoming a licensed law enforcement agency of sorts, Chief Operating Officer Tim Hockensmith said.

  • Jail logs, Aug. 15-17, 2017

    Justin Scott Hall, 20, third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor (Fayette County).

    Jaylin M. Conner, 23, parole violation.

    Richard L. Watkins Jr., 44, failure to appear.

    Benjamin T. Roberts, 36, contempt of court.

    Carlos E. Morrison, 30, third-degree criminal trespass.

    William Joseph Tucker, 39, failure to wear seat belts, two counts failure to appear (Jefferson District), operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license.

    Danielle A. Foster, 32, failure to appear.

  • Jail logs, Aug. 11-15

    Evan James Lyons, 23, non-payment of fines, non-payment of fines (2016 Bullitt District).

    Jeffrey L. Ellis, 41, non-payment of fines.

    Pamela Marie Taylor, 33, non-payment of fines.

    Joseph Lawson, 26, four counts failure to appear (2014-2016), failure to appear (Floyd County).

    Nicole M. Cramer, 38, resisting arrest, second-degree disorderly conduct, alcohol intoxication in a public place, drinking an alcoholic beverage in a public place.

    Tiffany Marie Duff, 29, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth) (2017).

  • Gillock, Wright graduate KSP academy

    Two former Bardstown Police command staff were among the most recent crop of cadets to graduate from the Kentucky State Police academy.

    Brad Gillock, a former lieutenant with BPD, and Kyler Wright, a former sergeant and K-9 officer, were among 41 new troopers at the ceremonies in Frankfort Friday (Aug. 11).

    Gillock and Wright resigned from the city department in May.

    According to a KSP press release announcing the new class of troopers, Wright will be assigned to Post 8 in Morehead and Gillock to Post 12 in Frankfort.

  • Sheriff's Office investigating weekend shooting death

    A man with a history of domestic violence against his wife was shot and killed by her at their residence near Chaplin late Saturday night.

    Tammy Rogers, 43, reportedly shot and killed Charles Rogers, 42, in an incident Nelson County Sheriff Ed Mattingly said “indicates it was probably justified.”