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Police and Fire

  • Men accused of holding woman in apartment indicted

    Two Bloomfield men accused of holding a woman in an apartment and assaulting her were indicted on imprisonment and assault charges Wednesday.

    Troy Foster and Ronnie Inghram, both 43, were arrested Nov. 7.

    The indictments filed in Nelson Circuit Court this week detail what allegedly took place.

     Around Nov. 5 and/or Nov. 6, the men are accused of unlawfully restraining a woman in an apartment. Arrest reports indicate the woman was involved in a romantic relationship with one of the men at the time of the alleged offense.

  • Pornography charges added in sex abuse case

    A 31-year-old Boston man is facing additional charges after his grand jury indictment Wednesday.

    Michael Jordan Hicks, of Boston, was arrested Nov. 13 and arraigned on six counts of first-degree sexual abuse and eight counts of third-degree sodomy.

  • UPDATE: Man indicted on kidnapping, assault charges

    UPDATE Dec. 21, 2016: Michael Paul Yates was indicted Wednesday on a charge of kindapping, second-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment, all felonies.
    According to the indictment, Yates is accused of unlawfully restraining a woman, striking here in the head with a pistol and a pair of wire cutters, and holding a gun to her head. The alleged offense occured on or about Dec. 4, 5 and/or 6. Yate's bail was set at $100,000 cash only, plus conditions. He is scheduled for arraignment in court at 9 a.m. Jan. 5, 2017. He was later arrested Dec. 26.

  • Husband of former Bardstown woman accused in death

    The husband of a former Bardstown resident is accused of killing the woman and burying her body in the Smoky Mountains.

    A federal criminal complaint was filed against Jarvis Wayne Madison Dec. 3 for a charge of kidnapping that resulted in a death.

    Rachael Madison had been reported missing Nov. 27 in Florida, after she went for a run on the beach. Madison had been staying with her aunt in Florida after allegedly fleeing her abusive husband.

  • Police find AK-47, drugs during traffic stop

     

    A traffic stop Monday night by Bardstown Police resulted in the arrest of two local men on narcotics and weapons charges.

    Officer Brad Carrico was running radar on New Shepherdsville Road (Ky. 245) when he clocked a 2012 Dodge Charger going 88 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone and stopped the vehicle.

    According to Police Chief Steve Uram, Carrico smelled marijuana and asked the driver and his passenger if they had any drugs or weapons in the car.

  • Gulden sponsors monthly officer appreciation lunch

    Buddy Gulden’s business, The Mercantile, sponsors an officer appreciation lunch the first Monday of each month where officers can get a free lunch and socialize. Gulden, whose two daughters and a son-in-law are in law enforcement, said he came up with the idea to show local officers support.

  • Jail Logs: Dec. 2-6, 2016

    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 persons arrested and the charges 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.

     Dec. 2-5

  • Jail Logs: Dec. 1-2, 2016

    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 persons arrested and the charges 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.

    Kevin Floyd McGahey, 51, warrant served for other police agency.

  • Body of former Bardstown woman found in Tennessee

    In a statement issued Monday, the FBI out of Jacksonville confirmed that a body found in the Knoxville area over the weekend was that of Rachael Madison, who disappeared from a Florida beach Nov. 27.

    “We continue to work tirelessly alongside our law enforcement partners in an effort to provide her loved ones with answers,” said Special Agent Charles P. Spencer of the Jacksonville division.

    Madison, formerly of Bardstown, was reported missing by a relative she had been staying with after allegedly fleeing her abusive husband.

  • Fiscal Court to consider needle exchange support

    When the southern Indiana town of Austin experienced an outbreak of HIV last year as a result of epidemic intravenous drug use, Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency, allowing addicts to exchange their dirty needles for clean ones.

    Alarmed by what happened across the Ohio River, Kentucky’s legislature last year enacted a bill to allow health departments here to follow suit.