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Police and Fire

  • Man arrested and charged with trafficking following Thursday crash

     One man was put behind bars after crashing into several cars Thursday morning.

    According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, the Sheriff’s Office, Nelson County EMS and Nelson County Fire & Rescue responded to an injury accident with entrapment near the intersection of Solitude and Louisville roads shortly after 7 a.m. 

  • BFD extinguishes Wednesday night semitrailer fire

    The tires of a semitrailer carrying windshields caught on fire Wednesday night.

    Shortly before 8:30 p.m., the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a semitrailer on fire with the trailer portion fully involved near the area of 405 N. Third St. Dispatch logs show the Bardstown Police Department also responded.

    When crews arrived, they found a rear tire on fire and beginning to spread to the trailer. The fire department extinguished the fire and was on scene for about an hour. A portion of Third Street was shut down while crews were on scene.

  • Man arrested after Wednesday hit-and-run

    A Bardstown man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after fleeing from an accident on Bloomfield Road.

    According to a press release from the Bardstown Police Department, Officer Tom Blair observed a black 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe with heavy front end damage turn right from Bloomfield Road onto John Rowan Boulevard at around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 10-11, 2016

    James Ronnie Harris, 53, failure to appear.

    Shane D. Showalter, 26, two counts of non-payment of fines.

    Santana Lee Kays, 25, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    Charles T. Poynter, 32, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order, failure to wear seat belts, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to render aid with death or serious physical injury, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs, no operator’s/moped license.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 9-10, 2016

    Gary Wayne Kinder Jr., 25, parole violation.

    Lori Beth Miller, 35, non-payment of fines.

    Joshua James Ramsey, 31, failure to appear.

    Robert B. Rogers, 26, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    Mikeala R. Hutchins, 21, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    Michael Ryan Samuels, 26, fourth-degree assault.

    Kenneth E. Williams, 23, parole violation.

     

  • Nelson Circuit Court Sentencings from Jan. 21, 2016

    The following people were sentenced in Nelson Circuit Court on Jan. 21 All had previously entered a plea of guilty or had been found guilty during a criminal trial.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 8-9, 2016

    Wallace D. Johnson, 45, failure to appear.

    Joseph M. Sepulvado, 33, first-degree trafficking in controlled substances, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Douglas P. Adams, 33, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Shawn Ryan Riggs, 32, third-degree criminal mischief, third-degree terroristic threatening, menacing.

    Mikeala R. Hutchins, 21, giving an officer false name or address, failure to appear.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 5-8, 2016

    Christopher G. Evans, 38, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure to owner to maintain required insurance, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, no/expired registration plates, failure to appear.

    James K. Browning, 49, second-degree assault.

    Jesse B. Wychulis, 29, non-payment of fines.

  • Woman injured in Saturday morning car accident

    One woman was injured in a Saturday morning car accident on Bluegrass Parkway.

    According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, 57-year-old Marilyn Wilson was transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington for injuries from a car accident.

  • Woman arrested and charged following car accident

    One woman was arrested and charged with operating a motor a vehicle under the influence of alcohol Thursday afternoon.

    According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Patricia A. Chapman, 46, of Boston, was traveling south on Keith Knob Road in a 2013 Kia Soul. While attempting to negotiate a curve near 95 Keith Knob Road, Chapman ran off the right side of the roadway due to alcohol involvement and continued south in the ditch line, according to the release.