Police and Fire

  • Judge reduces bond for Singleton

    Nearly two months after his arraignment in court, Danny Singleton’s bond was reduced by half.

    Judge Charles C. Simms III agreed to lower Singleton’s bond to $100,000 during a hearing Thursday afternoon in Nelson County. The amount had previously been $200,000.

    Singleton was arrested in December and charged with 38 counts of perjury in the first degree.

  • Man indicted on sex abuse charges involving minor

    UPDATE:Fidel Campos (also listed as Campass) was arrested on first-degree sexual abuse Thursday, March 17.

    A 23-year-old man has been indicted on a sex charge involving a minor.

    According to the indictments, Fidel Campos, of Bardstown is accused of subjecting a minor less than 12 years old to sexual contact.

    The contact allegedly occurred sometime between Feb. 7 and Feb. 12 of this year in Nelson County.

    Campos is charged with first-degree sexual abuse, a class c felony.

  • Jail Logs: March 1-2, 2016

    George W. Ebrecht, 69, fourth-degree assault.

    Joshua Carter Neal, 38, alcohol intoxication in a public place.

    James Michael Clark, 37, fourth-degree assault.

    Mack Thomas Stclair, 33, probation violation.

    Tiffany G. Thompson, 29, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    Gary L. Searcy, 65, serving warrant for other police agency.

    Paige Hendrickson, 20, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, three counts of failure to appear.

    Brittany M. Riley, 30, failure to appear.


  • Jail Logs: Feb. 29-March1, 2016

    Austin Lee Taylor, 20, failure to appear.

    Darrell Allen Owen, 45, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    Sarah Renae Milton, 48, first-degree unlawful access to a computer.

    Joseph H. Cooper, 27, public intoxication controlled substance, possession of synthetic drug, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Zachary C. Bonnett, 23, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Feb. 26-29

  • Sunday traffic stop leads to drug arrest



    A man detained by police during a traffic stop was later arrested for drug possession and trafficking after police located cocaine in his vehicle.

    According to a press release from the Bardstown Police Department, Officers Eric Williamson and Jeremy Cauley conducted a traffic stop on a 2006 silver Chevrolet passenger car just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 26-29, 2016

    Brittany N. Johnson, 27, parole violation, tampering with physical evidence.

    Andrea R. Cinnamon, 38, two counts non-payment of fines.

    Taketia L. Mason, 41, contempt of court/libel/slander/resistance to order.

    Amanda L. Staten, 25, alcohol intoxication in a public place.

    Alan F. Metcalfe, 53, violation of Kentucky E.P.O/D.V.O.

    Marc L. Hershey, 22, failure to appear.

    Carlos E. Morrison, 29, carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

    Lawrence S. Edelen, 39, alcohol intoxication in a public place.

  • Two injured in separate Thursday morning crashes

    The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office worked two crashes in the span of less than an hour Thursday morning.

    According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, the first accident was reported at about 5:49 a.m. on Sullivan Lane. A 2002 Ford F150 ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a fence. The vehicle then continued a short distance and struck a mailbox and a tree. James Beavers, 52, was transported to Flaget Memorial Hospital with facial and head injuries.

  • Jail Logs: Feb. 25-26, 2015

    Timothy A. Hopkins, 33, failure to appear.

    John Carlos Lewis, 28, excessive windshield/window tinting, trafficking in marijuana, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree promoting contraband.

    Richard L. Bernal, 40, probation violation.

    Ashley Brooke Norman, 19, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Chad Edward Tipton, 28, second-degree escape, probation violation.

    Mikeala R. Hutchins, 21, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

  • Donation to help police store, dispose of used needles

    Local law enforcement officials received a generous gift.

    Wilma Sorrell, chairwoman of the PATH Coalition, along with Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and Bardstown Police Department officials, unloaded a series of boxes of sharps containers at the police station Wednesday afternoon as a donation.

    Sorrell said the PATH Coalition used $1,000 of grant money to buy sharps containers; which are used to hold needles for the officers.

  • Man arrested when marijuana, cash found in pants