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Police and Fire

  • SRO program coming back to County Schools

    It’s possible that Nelson County Schools will have a uniformed officer in the hallways again in the near future, a resource community members listed as a top priority during summer district discussions.

    At its Tuesday night meeting, the board approved the recreation of a school resource officer program and a job description, which will allow the district to proceed with paperwork in becoming a licensed law enforcement agency of sorts, Chief Operating Officer Tim Hockensmith said.

  • Jail logs, Aug. 15-17, 2017

    Justin Scott Hall, 20, third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor (Fayette County).

    Jaylin M. Conner, 23, parole violation.

    Richard L. Watkins Jr., 44, failure to appear.

    Benjamin T. Roberts, 36, contempt of court.

    Carlos E. Morrison, 30, third-degree criminal trespass.

    William Joseph Tucker, 39, failure to wear seat belts, two counts failure to appear (Jefferson District), operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license.

    Danielle A. Foster, 32, failure to appear.

  • Jail logs, Aug. 11-15

    Evan James Lyons, 23, non-payment of fines, non-payment of fines (2016 Bullitt District).

    Jeffrey L. Ellis, 41, non-payment of fines.

    Pamela Marie Taylor, 33, non-payment of fines.

    Joseph Lawson, 26, four counts failure to appear (2014-2016), failure to appear (Floyd County).

    Nicole M. Cramer, 38, resisting arrest, second-degree disorderly conduct, alcohol intoxication in a public place, drinking an alcoholic beverage in a public place.

    Tiffany Marie Duff, 29, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth) (2017).

  • Gillock, Wright graduate KSP academy

    Two former Bardstown Police command staff were among the most recent crop of cadets to graduate from the Kentucky State Police academy.

    Brad Gillock, a former lieutenant with BPD, and Kyler Wright, a former sergeant and K-9 officer, were among 41 new troopers at the ceremonies in Frankfort Friday (Aug. 11).

    Gillock and Wright resigned from the city department in May.

    According to a KSP press release announcing the new class of troopers, Wright will be assigned to Post 8 in Morehead and Gillock to Post 12 in Frankfort.

  • Sheriff's Office investigating weekend shooting death

    A man with a history of domestic violence against his wife was shot and killed by her at their residence near Chaplin late Saturday night.

    Tammy Rogers, 43, reportedly shot and killed Charles Rogers, 42, in an incident Nelson County Sheriff Ed Mattingly said “indicates it was probably justified.”

  • Jail logs, Aug. 3-4, 2017

    Joy Ray Helton III, 27, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (greater than or equal to four grams cocaine), trafficking in marijuana less than eight ounces, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree persistent felony offender (all 2017)

    Steven S. Luvisi, 41, second-degree persistent felony offender, first-degree sodomy (2017), incest victim under 12 (2017) (indicted)

    Kayondra M. Poynter, 29, failure to appear (2017), failure to appear (2017)

  • Chief: Mattingly ‘will never’ be hired by LMPD again

    Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad announced on the department’s official Facebook page Thursday afternoon that he would “never” consider hiring former Bardstown Police Officer McKenzie Mattingly. His statement read:

  • Man indicted on 71 counts of theft from Armag

    A Nelson County grand jury amended an indictment Wednesday against a Bardstown man to include 71 counts of theft from his former employer.

    Joshua Price, 38, was indicted on 69 separate charges of complicity to theft by unlawful taking under $10,000 and two counts of complicity to theft by unlawful taking under $1 million for allegedly stealing metal and then selling it to a scrap yard to pay for his gambling losses.

    The indictments state the alleged crimes happened between 2013 and May 2016.

  • Jail logs, July 28-Aug. 1

    Randall Scott Miller, 41, parole violation, contempt of court (2015)

    JD Earl Fulkerson, 30, flagrant non-support, non-payment of fines

    Crystal Dawn Maupin, 42, theft by unlawful taking or disposition

    Amanda M. Chambers, 36, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana

    Malynda Gayle Culver, 38, failure to appear (2017)

    Stephanie A. Smothers, 42, theft by unlawful taking or disposition

  • Cram a Cruiser provides back-to-school supplies

    Some children from economically disadvantaged homes will be better prepared for the school year thanks to the local Fraternal Order of Police lodge.

    On Monday, members of Old Kentucky Home FOP Lodge 38 delivered about $2,500 worth of school supplies to the city and county schools’ family resource centers.

    The supplies included backpacks, pencils, crayons, folders, uniforms and a wide assortment of other school needs.

    Family Resource and Youth Services Center workers were happy to get the help.