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Police and Fire

  • Man arrested after high-speed chase, charged with multiple felonies

    Felony charges have been filed against a Bardstown man after police say he led them on a high-speed chase over the weekend.

    Nelson County sheriff’s deputies responded to 46 Grant Ave. around 5 p.m. Sunday on a domestic violence call, according to a press release. It was there that police discovered that a suspect, 22-year-old Vincent Nethery, had fled the scene in a white 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier.

    The vehicle was later pulled over for a traffic stop on Ky. 245. Initially, Nethery complied with police, according to the press release.

  • Woman accused of stealing checks from elderly woman

    A woman hired to provide in-home assistance to a 93-year-old woman now stands accused of exploiting her and stealing checks.

    Video surveillance and information helped police track down Leslie Ann Johnson, 47, a Bardstown woman accused of stealing checks from an elderly woman and using the money to purchase Walmart gift cards.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 6-9

    Terri L. Henon, 36, two counts of first-degree trafficking in controlled substances, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, complicity possession of drug paraphernalia, endangering the welfare of a minor.

    Michael T. Shoffner, 35, driving DUI suspended license, failure to wear seatbelts, failure to notify address change to the Department of Transportation.

    Gary S. Henry, 38, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, theft by deception, contempt of court.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 5-6

    William L. Davis, 39, unlawful distribution of meth precursor, complicity cultivate in marijuana, complicity first-degree possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Joseph L. Tinnell, 32, contempt of court.

  • Man sent to hospital after car collides with tree

    A Bardstown man was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after he drove under the influence and crashed into a tree, according to police.

    James N. Barnett, 29, was driving a 2000 Toyota Camry on Plum Run Road around 5 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle, ran off the roadway and struck a tree, according to a Nelson County Sheriff’s Office collision report.

    Police said Barnett lost control of his vehicle due to alcohol involvement.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 4-5

    Andrea P. Edwards, 31, theft by deception.

    Donald A. Price, 31, contempt of court.

    Jesse W. Rogers, 31, probation violation.

    Joseph W. Hamilton, 36, driving DUI suspended license, two counts of failure to wear seat belts, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance.  

    Alicia G. Browning, 29, violation of conditions of release.

    Angela M. Liston, 37, illegal possession of legend drug, tampering with physical evidence.

    Joseph P. J. Linton, 39, alcohol intoxication, menacing.

  • Fire destroys Bloomfield home

    Firefighters responded to a structure fire Wednesday night in Bloomfield. Just after 6 p.m., Northeast Nelson and Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection Districts responded to a mobile home on fire at 355 Highview Church Road.

    Ted Shields, Northeast Nelson Fire Protection District chief, said the home was unoccupied when the fire began and was discovered by the resident.

  • Tips, surveillance lead to two arrests at General Nelson

    Two people were arrested Tuesday following a drug bust and surveillance detail at a local hotel.

    Acting on tips, Bardstown Police surveyed General Nelson Inn in Bardstown on reports that Jonathon Christopher Burba — a man wanted for parole violation — might be staying in the area.

    Police later located Burba, 34, and Bellicia Manigold Maxwell, 48, in room 102 of the hotel, located on West Stephen Foster Avenue, according to a Bardstown Police Department press release.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 3-4

    Katie S. Peach, 22, contempt of court.

    Corey L. Cissell, 42, flagrant non-support, parole violation.

    Kathy D. Torres, 55, serving bench warrant.

    Amanda L. Neafus, 38, contempt of court.

    Eric S. Keeling, 35, violation of conditions of release.

    George D. Aldridge, 43, fourth-degree assault.

    Bellicia M. Maxwell, 48, second-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana.

  • Four years later, family still seeking answers

    This is the second story in a Kentucky Standard series about unsolved murder cases involving Nelson County residents and exploring the experiences of the families involved as they search for justice.

    Brandon Lashaun Stone was only 22 years old when he was murdered and family members say they still get torn up thinking about a life taken far too soon.