Police and Fire

  • Matthews announces run for sheriff’s office

    Nelson County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. Kaelen Matthews has announced he is running for sheriff.

    Matthews announced Saturday on a campaign Facebook page that he had filed a letter of intent on Oct. 5 with the state, allowing him to start raising money and campaigning.

    In a video on the page, Kaelen Matthews for Sheriff of Nelson County, he said one of the biggest goals of his life has been to serve as sheriff.

  • Residents warned of mail thefts

    Nelson County Sheriff Ed Mattingly warned residents of the Cox’s Creek area Monday to empty their mailboxes promptly and watch for mail thieves.

    “It appears that the person or persons opened some of the mail and then threw the letters out along Louisville Road,” Mattingly said in a media release.

  • Pineiroa files letter of intent to run for sheriff

    Nelson County has the first name headed for the 2018 election ballot even before the official date to file.

    Ramon Pineiroa filed a notice of intent Tuesday to run for Nelson County Sheriff.

    “The time was right after (Sheriff Ed Mattingly) told me he wasn’t going to run again,” Pineiroa told the Standard Friday.

    Pineiroa had been seriously considering a run for some time, and said two of his main focuses will be getting more deputies on the road without increasing personnel and working to fight the drug problem in the county.

  • Jail logs, Oct. 12-13, 2017

    Amanda Lynn Broaddus, 26, contempt of court.

    Celestia M. Hauler, 43, second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), second-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, failure to notify change of address, third-degree criminal trespassing, failure to appear (2017).

    Bobby Lee Cornish, 28, probation violation.

    Thelma Gail Corder, 54, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc.

    Joshua Carter Neal, 40, alcohol intoxication in a public place, second-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest.

  • Jail logs for Oct. 10-12, 2017

    Leigh Ann Chesser, 33, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

    Mark Anthony Vittitow, 35, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, non-payment of fines (2016), failure to appear (2016 Marion County).

    Shaun Wayne Vittitoe, 37, non-payment of fines (2017).

    Harold M. Gribbins, 51, contempt of court (2014).

    Johnny Dale Bartley, 46, third-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking or disposition (both 2017).

    Doris Jean Clark, 47, fourth-degree assault, second-degree wanton endangerment.

  • Clark promoted to second-in-command in Sheriff’s office

    The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office has a new second in command.

    Sgt. Mike Clark was promoted to captain last week and will be what Sheriff Ed Mattingly called his “right-hand” in overseeing operations within the department.

    Deputy Ramon Pineiroa, who was previously second in command, was shifted to a team leader’s position in overseeing night patrols, Mattingly said.

  • Missing: Have you seen David Lindsey?

    UPDATE: David Lindsey has been located

  • Jail logs, Sept. 28-29

    Kirsten Paige Quick, 24, failure to appear (2017).

    Darrell D. Grundy, 49 non-payment of fines (2016).

    Abbi Gayle Lonneman, 23, probation violation.

    Andrea R. Cinnamon, 40, contempt of court (2016).

    Jerad Matthew Jones, 28, contempt of court.

    Joshua Carter Neal, 40, contempt of court (2016).

    Jason Allen Smith, 41, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. (aggravated circumstance), no/expired registration plates no/expired Kentucky registration receipt.

  • Jail logs, Sept. 26-27, 2017

    Jeffery S. Rummage, 36, failure to appear (2017 Marion County).

    Matthew S. Simpson, 30, parole violation.

    Joey Lee Owens, 35, contempt of court (2016), theft by deception.

    Amanda Lucille Swift, 30, probation violation (2013).

    William R. Thompson, 24, flagrant non-support (2015), failure to appear (Bracken County), and three counts of failure to appear and seven counts of contempt of court (all Boyle County).

    Ronald Patrick Riggs, 33,

  • Kraeszig restructuring police administration

    The Bardstown Police Department is being restructured again.

    Chief Kim Kraeszig sought the City Council’s approval Tuesday night to have a second assistant chief’s position.