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Police and Fire

  • Stabbing suspect indicted for first-degree assault

    The suspect in an alleged bar stabbing has been indicted by a Nelson County grand jury for first-degree assault, a class B felony.

    Dustin M. Thompson, 22, of New Hope, is accused of stabbing Jamie J. Owens, of Bardstown, with a pocket knife sometime between July 25 and July 26, according to Thompson’s indictment, which was released Wednesday.

    The indictment of a person by a grand jury or otherwise is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

  • Jail Logs: Nov. 20-21

    Melanie E. Masden, 35, tampering with physical evidence, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Charles K. Porter, 52, contempt of court.

    Dustin M. Thompson, 21, first-degree assault.

    Jeffrey R. Lugenbeal, 29, 542 counts of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.

    Fredrick A. Sanger, 28, failure to appear.

    Ellen R. Fowler, 55, contempt of court.

  • Jail Logs: Nov. 19-20

    Brittany R. Thacker, 27, failure to appear.

    Kristina M. Shipp, 27, two counts of failure to appear.

    Terri M. Garrido, 39, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Reuben J. Sympson, 38, alcohol intoxication.

  • Man indicted on 542 counts of possession of child pornography

    A Nelson County grand jury has indicted Jeffrey R. Lugenbeal on several hundred counts of possessing child pornography after police conducted a forensic investigation of his computer following his initial arrest in December and found multiple images.

    The 79-page indictment against Lugenbeal, 29, of Bardstown, was filed Wednesday afternoon and detailed 542 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, a class D felony.

  • Jail Logs: Nov. 18-19

    Kenneth C. Sulzer, 54, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

    Christopher N. Lyvers, 38, contempt of court.

    Kensley L. Logan, 29, probation violation.

    Thomas J. Mudd, 50, third-degree criminal trespassing.

    Donna M. Johnson, 35, fourth-degree assault.

  • Footprints help police catch suspected thief

    By Jennifer Grote

    jgrote@kystandard.com

    Footprints in the snow helped Bardstown Police track down a man suspected of breaking into a residential storage shed and stealing several items.

    Around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, police were called to a home on Kenton Drive for a reported theft, according to a press release. The caller reported that someone had broken into his storage shed overnight and had stolen some equipment.

  • Footprints help police catch suspected thief

    Footprints in the snow helped Bardstown Police track down a man suspected of breaking into a residential storage shed and stealing several items.

    Around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, police were called to a home on Kenton Drive for a reported theft, according to a press release. The caller reported that someone had broken into his storage shed overnight and had stolen some equipment.

  • Jail Logs: Nov. 17-18

    James C. Hayden, 43, failure to appear.

    Joseph P. J. Linton, 39, contempt of court, alcohol intoxication.

    Michael A. Cotton, 27, receiving stolen property, second-degree burglary.

  • Jail logs, Nov. 14-17

    Editor's note: The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the Nelson County Jail. These are only a record of arrests. All individuals arrested are presumed innocent unless proven otherwise in a court of law. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information is public record. The Kentucky Standard believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail.

    James I. Keene II, 26, fourth-degree assault.

  • Wrestling show to benefit Jason Ellis Memorial Scholarship

    Proceeds from an upcoming wrestling show in Nelson County will benefit a new memorial scholarship in honor of former Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis.

    The show will feature many prominent professional wrestlers who have made a name for themselves on the independent circuit, as well as major markets such as WWE, WCW, TNA and ECW.

    Presented by Prime Time Wrestling, the event, titled the “Legends of Louisville Gardens,” will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Nelson County Fairgrounds.

    Doors will open at 7 p.m.