Police and Fire

  • Jail Logs: June 17-18

    Jerry Lee Tinnell, 50, contempt of court.

    Herbert R. Slinker, 52, cultivating marijuana, complicity to cultivating marijuana, enhanced cultivating marijuana, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, trafficking in marijuana, complicity to trafficking in marijuana, enhanced trafficking in marijuana, possession of marijuana, complicity to possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia, enhanced possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Henderson man arrested Sunday for outstanding Nelson County warrants

    A Henderson man who led Bardstown Police on a chase in 2010 simply because he wanted to finish his beer was arrested Sunday for outstanding warrants for felony and misdemeanor charges from Nelson County.

    Police were called to Larry Michael Rigdon’s home in Henderson after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend, barricaded himself inside his home and assaulted himself, according to The Gleaner.

    Henderson Police spoke with a woman, who accused Rigdon of threatening and assaulting her, Sunday.

  • Man arrested on charges of abusing girlfriend’s two-year-old child

    Early Tuesday morning Bardstown Police arrested a man they believe abused his girlfriend’s child.

    Lt. Chris Brandon and Officer Reece Riley responded to a report of possible child abuse complaint at the Flaget Hospital ER shortly after midnight, according to a press release.

    A two-year-old child at the hospital had visible handprints on his back, according to police. Police determined the boyfriend of the child’s mother caused the handprints.

    The child’s mother was not at home during the incident.

  • Bardstown residents arrested for heroin possession at EKU

    A Bardstown resident was recently arrested for possession of heroin at an Eastern Kentucky University apartment.

    Catherine Leake, 27, of Bardstown, was arrested, along with Neal S. Stone, 38, after Berea police executed a search warrant at the EKU’s Brockton Apartments in May, according to the Richmond Register. Berea police listed Stone’s address as Richmond, although he was at one time a resident of Bardstown, as well.

  • Jail Logs: June 16-17

    Jonathan T. Huffman, 28, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, improper passing.

    Terry N. Daniels, 47, disorderly conduct, failure to appear.

    Laquita Joy Moreno, 32, operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs.

    Ryan Nicholas Hayes, 21, second-degree criminal abuse, resisting arrest, menacing, disorderly conduct.

  • Man dies after tractor accident

    A man died Sunday after being pinned underneath an overturned tractor.

    Emergency crews responded to a trauma emergency shortly after 5 p.m. on a farm at 3017 Icetown Road, just outside of Boston.

    When crews arrived, they found 56-year-old Marion Ray Spain, of Boston, unresponsive underneath a tractor.

    Spain was pronounced dead at the scene, said Nelson County Coroner Field Houghlin.

    Houghlin said Spain was on his tractor when one of the wheels got onto a retaining wall, which caused the tractor to roll and pinned him underneath it.

  • Jail Logs: June 13-16

    Tonya Renee Smith, 40, two counts of failure to appear.

    Roy A. Litton Jr., 43, theft by deception.

    Michael Elvis Clark, 35, two counts of flagrant non-support.

    Richard E. Symonds, 52, alcohol intoxication, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Elizabeth B. Bressler, 24, operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs.

    Larry Wayne Miracle, 57, operating motor vehicle under/influence of alcohol/drugs, possess open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle, reckless driving.

  • Dog uninjured after being ejected from vehicle
  • Jail Logs: June 12-13

    Gary Wayne Anderson, 64, contempt of court.

    Dewey Arnold Burnett, 29, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, theft by unlawful taking, persistent felony offender.

    Sarah G. Hardin, 26, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Courtney D. Taylor, 21, contempt of court.

    Scotty Dean Engle, 39, theft by unlawful taking.

    Michael R. Price, 45, contempt of court.

    Joseph Darrell Wade, 35, three counts of contempt of court.

    Kyle Wayne McKinley, 29, failure to appear.

  • Police seek public’s help in identifying burglary suspect

    Bardstown Police said they are looking for a man they believe may have burglarized a local business earlier this month.

    Police posted two photos of the suspect on their Facebook page this week asking the public for help in identifying the suspect.

    Bardstown Police Capt. Tom Roby said they’ve received some tips, but nothing has panned out.

    Police believe the suspect burglarized Talbott Tavern between 1 and 2 a.m. June 8.

    The suspect allegedly stole Duck Dynasty cigars, barbecue sauce and cookbooks.