Police and Fire

  • Jail logs, March 28-30

    Zachary Tyler Upchurch, 25, probation violation.

    William C. Mattingly, 24, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., first-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), non-payment of fines (2016).

    Zachary R. Hayden, 24, third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal trespassing.

    Brandon Kyle Downs, 21, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc.

    Kacie Lynn Shofner, 28, failure to appear (2017).

  • Wilson Motel employee accused of theft

    Charges have been filed against the property manager of Wilson Motel after the owner noticed a shortage with the establishment’s account.

    According to a criminal complaint filed in Nelson Circuit Court last Friday, Jessica Thomas is charged with theft by unlawful $500 or more but under $10,000.

  • Jail logs, March 24-28

    Jessica Lynn Thomas, 28, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Gary Vincent Harris, 64, non-payment of fines.

    Christopher Taylor, 26, public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol), second-degree disorderly conduct.

    Chad Alan Cheser, 37, speeding 21 mph over limit, prescription controlled substance not in original container.

  • Jail logs, March 21-23

    Carolyn L. Singleton, 27, public intoxication controlled substance (excludes alcohol), possession of drug paraphernalia, prescription controlled substance not in original container.

    Steven D. Luckett, 28, non-payment of fines.

    William D. Norris, 28, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    William G. Morris, 39, second-degree assault (2017).

    Aaron M. Jefferson, 26, failure to appear (2017).

    David Mitchell Lucas, 33, probation violation and receiving stolen property (firearm) (2016).

  • Request made to revoke probation in sexual matter case

    A Bloomfield man who received probation late last year for a sex crime case was arrested recently for violating conditions of his probation.

    According to a report from the Division of Probation and Parole filed Wednesday in the case against David Drahos, the 35-year-old violated a number of the strict conditions imposed on him.

  • Jail logs: March 16-17, 2017

    Michael C. Burgan, 33, probation violation (2015).

    William Russ Clark, 40, violation of conditions of release (2017).

    Nelson Dwayne Saylor, 47, fourth-degree assault, resisting arrest.

    Ray Antoine Calbert, 40, failure to comply with sex offender registration, first-degree persistent felony offender.

    Tiffany L. Mattingly, 28, non-payment of fines.

    Roderick Brown, 24, flagrant non-support.

    Amber Diane Hyatte, 30, non-payment of fines (2016).

  • Man accused of smoking meth with teens charged with rape

    A man accused of smoking meth with teenage girls was indicted Wednesday on first-degree rape charges as well as drug-related charges.

    According to criminal complaints previously filed in the case against Jason Young, 29, the Hodgenville man was accused of meeting up with at least one 15-year-old girl on more than one occasion and smoking crystal meth.

    Young was arrested Feb. 19 and at the time only faced drug-related charges, though investigators said more charges could be possible.

  • Man indicted for stealing car from Conway Heaton

    A Mount Washington man with a record has been indicted in Nelson County on felony charges related to the theft of a vehicle.

    According to the indictment filed Wednesday in Nelson Circuit Court, Anthony Ray White, 48, is accused of taking a 2014 black Ford Mustang GT belonging to the Conway Heaton Automotive Center on Feb. 4.

  • Three indicted after drugs found in home with kids

    Three Louisville adults were indicted Wednesday on drug and child endangerment charges after allegedly staying in a Nelson County home where they possessed drugs in the presence of small children.

    Thomas W. Biggers Jr., 21, Timothy A. Harrington, 37, and Erica D. Cooley, 26, were all indicted on charges of complicity to first-degree possession of meth, complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia, complicity to first-degree criminal trespass and complicity to endangering the welfare of a minor.

  • ‘The issue is not the pay’

    Bardstown Police Chief Steve Uram is trying to get the City Council to raise his officers’ pay because he’s losing them to towns that pay $2 to $4 an hour more.

    However, elected officials and two former police officers have said wages are not the main reason so many officers are leaving.

    “I can tell you, I won’t be making more money,” former Officer Andrew Eckart said in an interview in February that he gave on the condition that his comments not be published until after March 8.