Police and Fire

  • Jail Logs: July 10-13

    Michael G. Ramsey, 32, probation violation.

    Mitchell R. Ramsey, 34, parole violation.

    Joseph Lee Tinnell, 31, contempt of court.

    Roy Allen Graham, 23, failure to appear.

    Dale Princeton Smith, 18, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Robert James Thomas, 29, operating motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs, second-degree wanton endangerment, no operator’s/moped license.

    Matthew S. Krieger, 26, first-degree forgery, two counts contempt of court.

  • Boat capsizes in Sympson Lake

    A man is fine after a boat he was on capsized on Sympson Lake Monday morning around 10 a.m.

    The man had made it to another boat floating upright as medical crews and fire department personnel responded.

    An official from the Bardstown Fire Department said the man suffered minor scrapes but didn't need to be transported to a medical facility.

  • Mayor’s promise to Guthrie Drive fire victims’ relative: Not again

    Crystal, Ann-Ashia, Sherry Lynn, Heaven, Earth and Daryiel Maddox, Demita Maddox Wise, Deashia and Nakiya McKinney and Johnny Litsey.

    Those are the names of the victims, most of them children, who lost their lives in the deadliest fire in Bardstown’s history. It happened at 235 Guthrie Drive just before 4 a.m. on Feb. 6, 2007.

  • Jail Logs: July 9-10

    Erin Hewett Settles, 34, failure to appear.

    Tabitha Lynn Chesser, 37, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, flagrant non-support.

    Thomas J. Johnson, 38, first-degree possession of controlled substance, contempt of court.

    Christopher O’Daniel, 49, fourth-degree assault.

    Maurice A. Maddox, 36, fourth-degree assault.

    Michael E. Auberry, 60, alcohol intoxication in a public place.  



  • Houck lie detector test ‘inconclusive’

    The boyfriend of a missing Bardstown woman whose car was found Sunday on the Bluegrass Parkway took a lie detector test Tuesday, but the results were inconclusive, Detective Jon Snow of the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

    Brooks Houck, 33, was the last person to see Crystal Rogers, 35, last Friday, according to investigators.

    Nelson County Sheriff Ed Mattingly, who has described Houck as “completely cooperative.”

  • Jail Logs July 8-9

    Russell T. Thurman, 21, fourth-degree assault.

    Angela D. Randall, 37, first-degree trafficking in controlled substance, first-degree trafficking in controlled substance, theft of motor vehicle registration plate/decal, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, second-degree persistent felony offender.

    Carla Sue Ranshaw, 51, two counts non-payment of fines.

  • Jail Logs: July 7-8

    Christopher S. Pedigo, 30, probation violation.

    Amanda Lynn Pedigo, 32, probation violation.

    Timothy Lee Mudd, 34, third-degree criminal trespassing, public intoxication controlled substance.



  • Bloomfield home destroyed in Friday fire

    A Bloomfield home was completely destroyed over Friday morning.

    The Northeast Nelson Fire Department responded to a house fire on 309 Chaplin Road shortly after 5:30 a.m. The Bardstown Fire Department provided mutual aid. Nelson County EMS also responded to the call, but no injuries were reported.

  • Jail Logs: July 6-7

    Richard Herman J. Cox, 48, failure to appear, contempt of court.

    James Fabien Howard, 65, trafficking in marijuana, acquire property/enterprise from income from trafficking in controlled substance, buy/possess drug paraphernalia.

    Gary S. Robertson, 37, two counts failure to appear.

    Shaquilla C. Jordan, 21, first-degree wanton endangerment, third-degree assault, resisting arrest, fourth-degree assault, contempt of court.

    John Taurice 34, three counts contempt of court.

  • Groups of family, friends scouring area along parkway

    Friends and family of a missing Bardstown woman spent the better part of a day Monday searching for their loved one.

    Early Monday afternoon, groups scoured the wooded areas and water sources along the Bluegrass Parkway near mile marker 14, where Crystal Rogers’ car had been found abandoned with a flat tire.

    Rogers’ keys and personal belongings were still inside the vehicle when it was found, but nobody had heard from her since Friday evening.