Police and Fire

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 26-27

    Merry J. Wykoff, 54, non-payment of fines.

    Deshawn L. Brownlow, 25, two counts of failure to appear.

    Oscar Germonino, 21, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Jeremy L. Wilkerson, 38, two counts of contempt of court, probation violation, two counts of failure to appear.

    Trevor S. Ballard, 27, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Michael L. Light, 41, flagrant non-support.

    Bradley G. Byrd, 37, flagrant non-support.

  • Bardstown man gets one year for 385 plants, 12 lbs. of pot

    A Bardstown man who was caught with almost 400 cannabis plants in his cellar and 12 pounds of pot in his freezer avoided up to 20 years in jail when a Nelson County jury found him guilty of three counts of misdemeanor possession Tuesday.

    Mark A. Lundy, 35, was sentenced to 12 months in jail after a jury of eight men and four women decided that he was guilty of three counts of misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia following a two-day jury trial.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 25-26

    Skyler D. Blaine, 19, first-degree burglary, complicity first-degree burglary, two counts of theft by unlawful taking, complicity theft by unlawful taking, complicity liability for conduct of another.

    Michael T. Wilkerson, 18, contempt of court.

    Hoyt J. Calhoun, 50, probation violation.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 24-25

    Sarah L. Stone, 26, failure to appear.

    Donald B. Lewis, 37, probation violation.

    Susan A. Mitchell, 52, contempt of court.

    Qulandra J. E. Turner, 33, probation violation.

    Tiffany N. Mercer, 27, failure to appear.

    James P. Turner, 52, disorderly conduct, failure to appear.

  • Rain, slush cause crashes

    The warm-up over the weekend melted snow and ice, but driving conditions remained treacherous.

    Police and sheriff’s deputies worked numerous motor vehicle accidents from Friday through Sunday, according to the dispatch log, including two in which people were injured.

    The injury accidents happened only about two hours apart.

    Rain and snow mixed to create a thick layer of slush on many area roads. As of Saturday morning, roads remained treacherous and emergency crews were responding to several accidents.

  • Man agrees to 20-year prison sentence

    A Bardstown man has agreed to serve 20 years in prison instead of facing a jury trial for sexually abusing an underage girl.

    Trevor MacKenzie Walls, 24, of Bardstown, entered into a plea agreement with prosecutors Thursday in which he pleaded guilty to felony first-degree sodomy and felony incest.

    Prosecutors are recommending Walls serve 20 years in prison and are opposing probation.

    Walls would be eligible to go before a parole board after serving 85 percent of his sentence.

    Walls would also have to register as a sex offender.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 23-24

     Austin M. Wayne, 22, leaving the scene of an accident/fail to render aid or assistance, operating on suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, contempt of court, second-degree promoting contraband.

    John D. Thompson, 58, failure to appear.


  • Jail Logs: Feb. 20-23

    Antonio Q. Downs, 40, contempt of court.

    Matthew T. Henon, 36, two counts of first-degree trafficking in controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia, complicity possession of drug paraphernalia, endangering the welfare of a minor, complicity endangering the welfare of a minor.

    Joseph A. Helton, 22, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

    James W. Girdley, 29, two counts of failure to appear, disorderly conduct, fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 19-20

    Larry T. Allen, 61, two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor.

    James W. Case, 42, two counts of promoting contraband, possession of marijuana.

    Christopher G. House, 53, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, persistent felony offender.

    Jeffrey S. Martin, 36, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

    Leslie A. Johnson, 48, theft of services.

  • Officer injured chasing fugitive on court-ordered furlough

    Two Bardstown Police officers were injured last weekend chasing down a fugitive from the Nelson County Jail who failed to return after a court-ordered temporary release.

    Bardstown Police Chief Rick McCubbin said one officer suffered a minor hand injury and another is out on medical leave. The extent of his shoulder injury remains unknown.

    The officers were injured chasing down Ouckie “OJ” Hughes, 31, Friday night after he was spotted at The Stables bar.