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Police and Fire

  • Jail logs, April 14-18

    Julia A. Thomas, 28, probation violation (2016).

    Brandon Lee Stratton, 33, fourth-degree assault (Anderson District).

    Joshua P. Roberts, 24, assault under extreme emotional disturbance.

    William C. Norris, 51, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., careless driving.

    Robert M. Walker, 45, contempt of court (2016).

    Quinton James Sherer, 22, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. (aggravated circumstance), failure to or improper signal, careless driving.

  • Jail logs, April 13-14, 2017

    Tiffany Marie Duff, 29, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), tampering with physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Larry Lee Marks, 53, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (greater than or equal to two grams meth), trafficking in controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Jacob Tyler Walker, 23, contempt of court (2016).

    Lauren Marie Gardner, 30, contempt of court.

  • Rape charges against former substitute amended with no jail time

    A woman who formerly worked in area school systems as a substitute teacher and in other positions was conditionally discharged for amended charges earlier this month after going to court for a case involving sex with students.

  • The first response

    Outside of the Nelson County Dispatch Center this week hangs a sign with a red line for EMS and fire and a blue line for law enforcement. In the center, a thin gold line represents the thread that connects these emergency services. It’s a profession that can fall by the wayside to the uniformed, public faces of first responders, but dispatchers are often the true first response when disaster strikes.

  • Man arrested in Bullitt after motorcycle chase down Ky. 245

    Several charges have been issued against a 26-year-old man, identified as Jackie Hornback, after officers caught up with him in Bullitt County following a high speed chase through Nelson.

    Just before 2 p.m. Monday, law enforcement vehicles could be seen speeding down Ky. 245 toward Bullitt County chasing a man on a motorcycle. Hornback reached excessive speeds and was driving in between traffic.

    The pursuit was called off and Bullitt County law enforcement were alerted when it became too dangerous to continue the chase.

  • Jail logs, March 31-April 4

    Jefferson S. Helton, 49, contempt of court (2015), contempt of court.

    Brian David Turner, 57, contempt of court.

    Justin D. Curtsinger, 27, second-degree wanton endangerment, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, reckless driving, improper passing.

    Jose A. Coronada, 37, contempt of court.

    Christopher J. Nalley, 26, failure to appear (2016 Marion District).

    Shane David Helm, 24, failure to appear.

  • Willisburg man charged with DUI after leaving crash

    A 20-year-old Willisburg man faces charges of DUI, endangerment, reckless driving and more after crashing his car on Lawrenceburg Road.

    According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, William Tyler Shepherd was on Lawrenceburg Road in Chaplin Saturday night when he attempted to pass a vehicle in a non-passing zone, nearly hitting another car. Shepherd lost control of his vehicle, wrecked and then fled the scene.

  • Semi overturns Tuesday on BG

    First responders were called to the Bluegrass Parkway around 9 a.m. Tuesday on report of an overturned semi with entrapment near the 15 mile marker.

    The semi had completely overturned in the median and wooden planks were scattered near the wreckage. A lane on each side of the parkway was closed as crews worked to upright the vehicle.

    Details on what led to the accident and the condition of those involved are not available at this time.

  • Man arrested for stealing from Thai Summit job site

    When officers were called to Maywood Chevron Tuesday night on a report of a suspicious vehicle, it wasn’t difficult to spot the car.

    A car parked partially in a handicap space just outside the store had long copper pipes sticking out of the windows from each side. Inside the car various tools, including more than a dozen drills, were also found.

  • Jail logs, March 30-31

    Anthony Todd Clark, 41, complicity to and enhancement to cultivate in marijuana five plants or more, complicity to and enhancement to trafficking in marijuana over five pounds, complicity to and enhancement to possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of and enhancement possession of marijuana.

    Charles J. Blake, 30, contempt of court (2016).

    Justin M. Browning, 26, failure to appear.