Police and Fire

  • Jail Logs: March 22-23, 2016

    Brian Keith Bartley, 43, non-payment of fines.

    John Carlos Lewis, 28, probation violation.

    Dennis Wayne Beam, 49, failure to appear.

    Ashley Nicole Ramsey, 32, first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

    Unark Leonard Cooper, 29, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, two counts possession of marijuana, sell/transfer simulated controlled substance.

    Ashley Jo Comley, 38, two counts contempt of court.

  • Three indicted on methamphetamine charges

     Three people from Bardstown are facing felony drug charges after an early January offense.

    Nicole L. Baum, 36, Chad E. Tipton, 29, and Amber D. Aldridge, 25, were all indicted Thursday on a series of drug charges, including complicity to manufacturing methamphetamine. 

  • Bloomfield pair indicted on gun, drug charges

    Two from Bloomfield have been indicted on several felony and misdemeanor drug charges related to a February offense.

    According to the indictments, Brittany M. Kimball, 28, and Joseph L. Yates, 28, allegedly possessed meth in an amount less than two grams, possessed marijuana in an amount less than eight ounces with intent to sell, and possessed Gabapentin pills. They also possessed several firearms after having been previously convicted of a felony.

  • Teens injured in Monday crash

    Two young women were injured in a single-vehicle accident Monday night on Nelsonville Road. 

    According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Deputies Brandon Bryan and Kevin Cox responded to the accident in the 2600 block around 10:30 p.m. to find a vehicle off the roadway in the entrance of a field. 

    The driver, Morgan Humphrey, 18, of New Haven, had reportedly swerved to avoid striking a deer. 

  • Jail Logs: March 21-22, 2016

    Stewart Lee Poling, 26, failure to appear.

    Scott Jason Lucas, 28, violations of conditions of release.

    Aldo Nelson Gomez, 24, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    William Earl Burgin, 51, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs, leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle.

    Michael Paul Yates, 36, possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence.

  • Jail Logs: March 18-21, 2016

    Anna Caren Edlin, 51, two counts contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    William Joseph Martin, 30, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Wendy Renee Alvey, 20, failure to appear.

    Jessica Benningfield, 35, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle.

    Michael Cole Sanders, 30, non-payment of fines.

    Austin Wayne Redmon, 19, second-degree disorderly conduct.

  • December drug bust subjects indicted

    Three people arrested in a December drug bust on Purcell Avenue have now been indicted on those charges and more. 

    On Dec. 22, Bardstown Police and the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant at 168 Purcell Ave., where officers recovered marijuana, “spice,” pills, heroin, drug paraphernalia, cash and several guns.

  • Pair indicted for forgery of $11,500 in checks

    A Bloomfield man and a Mount Washington woman were indicted Thursday on forgery charges after allegedly possessing and passing forged checks for thousands of dollars. 

    According to the indictments, sometime between June 8 and July 8, 2015, Olivia A. Armes, 23, and Shane M. Ramsey, 24, possessed forged checks in the amount of $3,000, $3,500 and $5,000 on another person’s account, and passed them to Lincoln National Bank. 

  • Tip leads police to meth lab on North Third St.

    A Bardstown man and woman were jailed Thursday night after police were tipped off about a possible narcotics situation. 

    According to a press release from the Bardstown Police Department, officers received information that indicated Travis Cundiff, 36, was involved in drug trafficking with his girlfriend. At the time, Cundiff had active arrest warrants for possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • BPD continues search for teen

    The Bardstown Police Department is still looking for Nicole Paige Hall as of press time Saturday.

    Hall, 16, is listed as a 5-foot-4-inch tall, 235 pounds, white female with brown hair and eyes. She was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt jacket, gray leggings and black high-top tennis shoes. 

    Hall was last seen in Bardstown on March 12 at about 9 p.m.