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Police and Fire

  • Officers involved in shooting cleared to return to duty

    Officers with three local agencies who were involved in a June 5 fatal shooting of a fleeing suspect have been cleared to return to duty.

    Terry Geoghegan, commonwealth’s attorney for the 10th Judicial Circuit that includes Nelson County, issued letters last week to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Bardstown Police Department and Kentucky State Police clearing the officers to return from his office’s perspective.

  • City honors sergeant, K-9 officer involved in shooting

    Sgt. Jeremy Cauley of the Bardstown Police Department and his K-9 partner, Ace, were honored Tuesday by Police Chief Steve Uram, Mayor Dick Heaton and the Bardstown City Council for tracking down a dangerous felon who later died in a confrontation with police.

    Charles Edgar Mullins, 45, began shooting at officers during a traffic stop in Louisville, then led them on a high-speed chase that ended along Springfield Road the morning of June 5.

  • Jail logs, June 6-8

    Anna Crissi Moynihan, 30, contempt of court.

    Christopher G. Evans, 39, parole violation.

    Joseph Lindel Carter, 21, theft by unlawful taking or disposition/shoplifting.

    Cameron A. McAllister, 22, theft by unlawful taking or disposition/shoplifting.

    John Francis Willett, 25, fourth-degree assault.

    Patricia Kay Clan, 45, second-degree fleeing or evading police, alcohol intoxication.

    Kenneth Wayne Hall, 54, second-degree fleeing or evading police, alcohol intoxication.

  • Mattingly to leave Bardstown Police Department June 23

    Former Bardstown Police Capt. McKenzie Mattingly has resigned effective July 14.

    He has been demoted to the position of police officer, and will perform whatever tasks are assigned by the police chief until the end of his last shift on June 23, when he will surrender his law enforcement authority and equipment, including his car. From then until July 14, he will receive his vacation pay, but have no responsibilities.

    He was previously the department’s captain and second in command.

  • Jail logs, June 1-2

    Edward S. Isgrigg, 46, contempt of court.

    John T. Miller, Jr., 23, failure to appear, flagrant non-support.

    William D. Norris, 28, failure to appear (2017).

    Michael J. Wright, 18, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, second-degree sexual abuse, fourth-degree assault.

  • Firearms training involves real-life scenarios

    In the video from the school board meeting, a man in the audience gets up, spray paints a red “V” in a circle on the wall, orders everybody out of the room except for the superintendent and five board members, and starts pacing back and forth in front of the dais with a loaded handgun.

    He rants about school taxes and his wife losing her job, and tells the six men he is going to die.

  • Jail logs, May 26-30, 2017

    Jordan Keith Summers, 36, contempt of court.

    Justin Dean Durbin, 33, flagrant non-support.

    Patricia E. Rush, 29, non-payment of fines.

    Joseph M. Spalding, 42, non-payment of fines.

    Harold Thomas Jackson, 48, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (less than two grams meth), possession of drug paraphernalia (2016), giving an officer a false name or address.

    James Brennen Lundy, 18, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. (aggravated circumstance), reckless driving.

  • Jail logs, May 25-26

    Jacob Tyler Walker, 24, contempt of court.

    James Garland Green, 42, non-payment of fines.

    Pamela Yvonne Brown, 46, fourth-degree assault, harassment, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Ryan C. Schaffer, 32, failure to appear (Jefferson District), failure to appear (Bullitt District).

    Jason Brian Cambron, 43, third-degree sexual abuse, fourth-degree assault.

    Damien C. Hardin, 22, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., reckless driving.

  • Jail logs, May 19-23, 2017

    Joe Clark, 55, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), first-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), prescription controlled substance not in original container, possession of drug paraphernalia (all 2016 Edmonson County).

    Tamara Jants, 58, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Jonathon D. Eldridge, 34, theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

    Jessica Lynn Chapman, 29, probation violation.

    Desiree D. Wickliffe, 24, failure to appear (2017).

  • Four indicted for murder

    The four people accused in the killing of a Bardstown teenager earlier this week could potentially face the death penalty after a Nelson County grand jury returned four indictments for murder and other charges.

    The grand jury Wednesday returned indictments of one count of murder, one count of complicity to murder, one count of first-degree robbery and one count of complicity to first-degree robbery on each of the four suspects, Shelmontay Adams, Damion Murphy, Alexis Gribbins and Torique Griffin.