Police and Fire

  • Man stabbed at New Hope bar

    A man was stabbed at a bar in New Hope late Friday night, according to police.

    Around midnight Friday, Nelson County Sheriff deputies responded to Four Corners Bar in New Hope to investigate a complaint of a stabbing, according to a press release.

    Police said 23-year-old Jamie J. Owens, of Bardstown, was stabbed by Dustin Thompson, 21, of New Hope.

    The stabbing was a result of an altercation, according to police.  

    Thompson was charged with first-degree assault and lodged in the Nelson County Jail.

  • Jail Logs: July 24-25

    Alana Lashay Stivers, 24, failure to appear.

    Derek Joseph Downs, 29, probation violation.

    Amy Leigh Cecil, 40, cultivating marijuana, complicity to cultivating marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, manufacturing methamphetamine, complicity to manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  • Man arraigned on animal cruelty charge

    A Bardstown man was arraigned in Nelson County District Court earlier this week on a second-degree animal cruelty charge after police said a dead pit bull was found on his property.

    According to an arrest warrant, a dead male pit bull was found at the edge of a driveway leading to a property owned by 35-year-old Terrance Montgomery on May 8.

  • Jail Logs: July 23-24

    Lori K. Singleton, 51, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Michael A. Boland, 23, operating on suspended/revoked operators license, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt.

    David Orlando Smith, 36, fourth-degree assault.

    Andrea R. Cinnamon, 37, fourth-degree assault.

  • Family pleads for help in solving double homicide

    Family members of two women murdered in the Botland community announced Wednesday that a $2,500 reward is being offered to anyone who has information leading to an arrest in the case.

    Relatives of the late Kathy and Samantha Netherland gathered in front of Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown for a press conference where they announced the reward and recalled their lost loved ones.

    Stacey Hibbard, Kathy’s sister and Samantha’s aunt, spoke on behalf of the family in a prepared statement. The family did not answer any questions from the media.

  • Jail Logs: July 22-23

    Daniel Keith Helton, 24, prescription controlled substance not in original container, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

    Martha Dawn Smith, 38, contempt of court.

    Tiffany N. Mercer, 26, two counts of failure to appear, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, driving on DUI suspended license, operating on suspended/revoked operators license, failure to notify address change to the Department of Transportation.

  • Police searching for burglary suspect

    Bardstown Police have named a suspect they believe stole an undetermined amount of cash from Simply Vapors.

    Police posted a photo of 43-year-old James Lewis on Facebook Monday and said he is wanted in connection to a burglary of a local business. At press time, police had not located or arrested him.

    Police Chief Rick McCubbin confirmed Tuesday that Lewis is the prime suspect in the Simply Vapors burglary.

    McCubbin said Lewis took an undetermined amount of cash on several occasions from the business on East John Rowan Boulevard.

  • Cramming for a cause

    For the third year in a row, Cram-a-Cruiser collected enough donated school supplies to benefit hundreds of area students.

    The annual event, which is hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police Old Kentucky Home Lodge No. 43, had two police cruisers parked in front of Walmart over the weekend.

    As part of the event, people were able to place donated school supply items ranging from notebooks, paper towels and tissues to uniforms and shoes in either car.

  • Netherland family to release statement Wednesday

    Relatives of two women murdered in the Botland community plan an appeal to the public today in Elizabethtown.

    Family members of the late Kathy and Samantha Netherland will release a statement to the public during a press conference Wednesday at Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

    The conference will begin at 2 p.m.

    The Standard contacted Stephanie Thompson, Kathy’s sister, for more information Tuesday.