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Police and Fire

  • Jail Logs: Dec. 21-28, 2016

    Kaliandrea N. Sea, 28, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Nicholas Edward Sea, 29, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Glen A. Gowan, 38, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle.

    Larry Allen Morgan, Jr., 22, manufacturing methamphetamine, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), first-degree wanton endangerment, buy/possess drug paraphernalia.

  • LMPD detective who stole drug money started career in Bardstown

    The Louisville police officer who pleaded guilty last week to stealing drug money started his career in Bardstown.

    Louisville Metro Police Detective Kyle Willett pleaded guilty in federal court Dec. 21 to stealing more than $74,700 in drug money over the past year while part of a special drug interdiction task force.

  • Former marshal recalls the hunt, legend of ‘Johnny Boone’

    The Central Kentucky region’s most infamous contemporary outlaw sits in a Canadian jail awaiting extradition to the United States, and it’s a day that the man originally charged with finding the fugitive thought would never happen.

    “I was extremely surprised when I got that message,” Rick McCubbin said last week. “I always said until Johnny Boone wants to get caught, he’s not going to be caught. That’s the legend of Johnny Boone.”

  • Man sentenced to five years, receives probation in child porn case

    David E. Drahos, a Bloomfield man accused in a child pornography case, was sentenced Dec. 13 in Nelson Circuit Court.

    According to the judgement, Drahos was sentenced to five years in prison for one count of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. Drahos had entered an unconditional plea of guilt Sept. 30. Drahos had originally been indicted in June on two counts, but the second was dismissed as part of the plea agreement.

  • Court docs paint a troubled portrait

    Tyran Jenkins was supposed to be in a federal penitentiary until at least 2027 for his participation in possibly the largest drug ring in Louisville’s history, responsible for importing literally a ton of cocaine from Mexican contacts in Southern California.

    But earlier this month, he lay dead by his own hand in a car near the 14th hole of My Old Kentucky Home golf course after leading police on a chase through Bardstown. According to court records, he had attempted suicide in the past.

  • Jail Logs: Dec. 16-20

    Troy Lloyd Foster, 44, complicity to first-degree unlawful imprisonment, complicity to fourth-degree assault, second-degree persistent felony offender.

    Douglas Patrick Adams, 34, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth).

    Joseph Garrett Dugan, 30, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin), buy/possess drug paraphernalia, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Jeremy Tyler Gannon, 24, violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO, reckless driving, speeding.

  • Bullet flies through store window on Third

    A dropped derringer misfired and went through the window of a downtown business Saturday morning.
    Bardstown Police Chief Steve Uram said the woman responsible for the shot came forward Sunday morning after reading media reports of the incident online.
    “They were not aware it went through the window,” Uram said.
    Uram said the woman was exiting her vehicle when she dropped her purse, which contained a .32-caliber derringer. That type of small pistol holds two  rounds.

  • Law enforcement want public aware of theft possibilities around holidays

    Most people give during the holiday season. But there are plenty others who just take, especially what doesn’t belong to them. Those trends prompted area law enforcement agencies to remind the public this week to take safeguards during the holiday season.

    One issue in particular is the theft of packages from porches around Christmastime.

  • Two arrested Wednesday in connection to hit and run

    Two Louisville men were arrested Wednesday for several charges involving a hit and run in Jefferson County.

    According to the arrest warrants, Brian A. Thurman and Robert W. Homeister were reported walking down the Bluegrass Parkway. The men were located shortly after a vehicle was found broken down near the 18 mile marker which matched the description of a vehicle involved in an earlier hit and run.

  • Bardstown approves syringe exchange

    Nelson County’s syringe exchange for heroin addicts and other intravenous drug users should be operational by this summer, public health officials said after the Bardstown City Council passed a resolution supporting it.