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Police and Fire

  • Man indicted on 71 counts of theft from Armag

    A Nelson County grand jury amended an indictment Wednesday against a Bardstown man to include 71 counts of theft from his former employer.

    Joshua Price, 38, was indicted on 69 separate charges of complicity to theft by unlawful taking under $10,000 and two counts of complicity to theft by unlawful taking under $1 million for allegedly stealing metal and then selling it to a scrap yard to pay for his gambling losses.

    The indictments state the alleged crimes happened between 2013 and May 2016.

  • Jail logs, July 28-Aug. 1

    Randall Scott Miller, 41, parole violation, contempt of court (2015)

    JD Earl Fulkerson, 30, flagrant non-support, non-payment of fines

    Crystal Dawn Maupin, 42, theft by unlawful taking or disposition

    Amanda M. Chambers, 36, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana

    Malynda Gayle Culver, 38, failure to appear (2017)

    Stephanie A. Smothers, 42, theft by unlawful taking or disposition

  • Cram a Cruiser provides back-to-school supplies

    Some children from economically disadvantaged homes will be better prepared for the school year thanks to the local Fraternal Order of Police lodge.

    On Monday, members of Old Kentucky Home FOP Lodge 38 delivered about $2,500 worth of school supplies to the city and county schools’ family resource centers.

    The supplies included backpacks, pencils, crayons, folders, uniforms and a wide assortment of other school needs.

    Family Resource and Youth Services Center workers were happy to get the help.

  • Woman with Houck ties arrested for stealing ‘Prayers’ sign

    After numerous signs supporting Crystal Rogers went missing earlier this month — many found damaged — surveillance video has allegedly linked at least one of the thefts to a woman with ties to Brooks Houck.

  • Jail logs, July 20-21, 2017

    Joseph Michael Payne, 33, alcohol intoxication in a public place.

    Stacy Michelle Clan, 39, complicity to first-degree trafficking in controlled substance (meth) complicity to first-degree trafficking in controlled substance (opiates), second-degree trafficking in controlled substance (hallucinogen), complicity to tampering with physical evidence, third-degree trafficking in controlled substance, complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia, complicity to trafficking in marijuana less than eight ounces, possession (all 2017).

  • Part of Wickland property destroyed by fire

    An early 19th century house beside the Wickland mansion was badly damaged by fire just after midnight Friday.

    Todd Spalding, an investigator for the Bardstown Fire Department, said it appears the fire was the result of arson.

    Firefighters were called out at 12:30 a.m. to respond to the fire. When they arrived, there were flames coming out a front window.

    “It took us several hours to get the fire under control,” he said.

    Nelson County Fire and Rescue assisted the city firefighters in battling the blaze.

  • Police investigating possible shooting

    Update: July 20, 2017, 6:45 p.m.: Detective Mike Kaminski with the Nelson County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the shooting was an "accidental, self-inflicted" gunshot. 

    About 1:25 p.m. Thursday, the Nelson County Sheriff's Office responded to a possible shooting on Pleasurefield Avenue after a man was found unresponsive. The incident is under investigation and no details have been released.

    Check back for more information as it become available.

  • Marksbury pleased to be chief again — for now

    Six years after he retired as Bardstown’s police chief, Charles David Marksbury is back at the helm again. But this time, his only purpose is to steady the ship until his successor can set a new course.

    Mayor Dick Heaton named Marksbury interim chief July 6 when he dismissed Chief Steve Uram, who had been on the job for only eight months.

  • Marksbury pleased to be chief again — for now

    Six years after he retired as Bardstown’s police chief, Charles David Marksbury is back at the helm again. But this time, his only purpose is to steady the ship until his successor can set a new course.

    Mayor Dick Heaton named Marksbury interim chief July 6 when he dismissed Chief Steve Uram, who had been on the job for only eight months.

  • New Haven man indicted on felony sex charges

    A New Haven man was indicted Wednesday on felony sex charges for offenses that allegedly occurred in May.

    Steven Luvisi, 41, is charged with first-degree sodomy and incest of a victim under 12. Both are Class A felony charges.

    According to the indictment, the offenses occurred on or before May 23, 2017 in Nelson County. Luvisi is accused of engaging in deviate sexual intercourse with another person less than 12 years of age.

    Bail was set at $100,000 cash only, plus conditions, and his arraignment is set for Aug. 3.