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Police and Fire

  • Three men arrested for failing to comply with sex offender registry

    Three men were arrested Friday for failing to comply with a sex offender registry.

    Bardstown Police arrested Travis S. Hill, 25, of Bloomfield, James M. Clark, 35, of Bardstown, and David M. Hood, 34, of Bardstown, as part of the department’s ongoing cyber crimes investigations, according to a press release.

    The three men were charged with failure to comply with the sex offender registry and sex offender in a chat/social media network.

  • Jail Logs: Oct. 30-31

    Oct. 30-31

    Robert William Moore, 34, manufacturing methamphetamine, fourth-degree controlled substance endangerment to a child, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia.

    Tabatha Lynn N. Davis, 24, manufacturing methamphetamine, fourth-degree controlled substance endangerment to a child, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia.

    Donald Joseph Hedges, 53, manufacturing methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, second-degree disorderly conduct, alcohol intoxication.

    Christopher S. Parker, 20, trafficking in marijuana.

  • Police investigating suspected counterfeiter

    Bardstown Police are investigating a man they believe has been passing counterfeit bills at several local businesses.

    Bardstown Police Capt. Tom Roby said the suspect used several $50 counterfeit bills at five area businesses. All of the bills dated back to the 1950s.

    “They look like real, old money,” Roby said of the counterfeit bills.

    Police posted surveillance video of the suspect on its Facebook page Tuesday.

  • Increased heroin use takes a toll on health, others

    With the increase of heroin abuse in the area, health officials said they have seen a staggering influx of patients in the emergency room with complications — and in some cases overdoses .

    “There is definitely an increase,” said Stacie Bush, owner and drug and alcohol counselor with the R.E.A.C.H. program in Nelson County. “It’s definitely an epidemic.”

    Officials have also become aware of the lengths people go to hide their heroin addiction, such as injecting the drug between their toes, and more people are carrying syringes.

  • Hit-and-run call leads to drug arrest
  • Jail Logs: Oct. 29-30

    Joseph Steven Gilkey, 50, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Pamela Kay Rhodes, 47, violations of conditions of release.

    John Wesley S. Monin, 31, probation violation.

    Steven Owen Bond, 39, fourth-degree assault.

    Charles F. Girdley, 42, probation violation.

    Zachary C. Parkerson, 22, contempt of court.

    William G. Erick, 50, failure to appear.

  • Police investigating suspected counterfeiter

    Bardstown Police are investigating a man they believe has been using counterfeit bills at several local businesses.

    Roby said the suspect used several $50 counterfeit bills at five area businesses. All of the bills dated back to the 1950s.

    “They look like real old money,” Bardstown Police Captain Tom Roby said of the counterfeit bills.

    Police posted surveillance video of the suspect on its Facebook page Tuesday.

  • Jail Logs: Oct. 28-29

    Courtney N. Decker, 22, probation violation.

    Mary E. Fleener, 24, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Christopher Chesser, 29, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Arturo Guzman, 43, no operators/moped license, disregarding stop sign.

    Samantha A. Ahearn, 25, contempt of court.

    Jeanie Marie Hooper, 33, failure to appear.

  • Motorcycle driver taken to Flaget after collision

    A motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital with possible head and back injuries Sunday after she collided with another driver.

    According to a Nelson County Sheriff’s Office collision report, Adrian S. McMurray, 55, of Loretto, was turning his 1992 Ford F150 onto Springfield Road when he pulled into the path of Cyann L. Herron, 42, of Bardstown, who was operating a 2012 Harley-Davidson FLS series.

    Herron then overturned and continued across the eastbound lane and came to a rest against the guardrail.

  • KSP collects 1,100 pounds of RX drugs

    KSP reports that the National ‘Take Back’ initiative netted the agency 1,100 pounds of prescription drugs from citizens who disposed of unwanted medications.  Every KSP post collected prescription drugs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27.

    The program, organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration, is intended to give people a safe and convenient way to part with unneeded medications.

    KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer was pleased with the turnout at post locations across the state.