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Courts

  • Man indicted on sex-related allegation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been indicted for deviate sexual intercourse with a minor under 12 years of age.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted Steven Sattich with sodomy in the first degree.

    According to the indictment, in the year of 1996, Sattich had unlawful contract with a male.

    The Class A felony is punishable by 20 years to life in prison.

    Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case.

  • Louisville street gang members charged in 40-count indictment

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman, joined by Special Agent in Charge Louisville Field Division of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Stuart L. Lowrey, Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad, and Special Agent in Charge Federal Bureau of Investigation Amy Hess, announced the results today, of an ongoing investigation in to violent criminal activity, within Jefferson County, Kentucky, with the indictment and arrests of members and associates of the Victory Park Crips.

  • Concern over pension changes leads Mann to retire as commonwealth attorney

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It wasn’t something Mike Mann was looking to do.

    His original plan was to finish out his term as commonwealth attorney next December and not run for another term.

    However, as the talk on pension reforms continued in Frankfort and as he already had enough time to retire, Mann’s decision to retire last month made more sense.

    Having started as a volunteer in the commonwealth attorney’s office in 1987 and being elected to that position in 1992, Mann decided it was time to leave.

  • County to sue retired sheriff to recoup debt funds

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Just a couple of weeks after deciding to stop payments to the state revenue cabinet, Bullitt Fiscal Court has directed a lawsuit be filed against retired sheriff David Greenwell.

    The magistrates voted unanimously to sue Greenwell to recover money it has sent to the state to pay off debt incurred by Greenwell.

  • Illinois resident guilty of Tramadol distribution

     OWENSBORO, Ky. – A Champaign, Illinois, resident pleaded guilty in United States District Court today, before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, to four felony charges including distributing Tramadol, a Schedule IV controlled substance, introduction of misbranded drugs, and wire fraud, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Paducah office manager guilty of embezzling from employer

     PADUCAH – The office manager for Utilities Dynamics, Inc. entered a guilty plea today in United States District Court before Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell to charges of wire fraud and identity theft as part of a scheme to defraud the company of over $700,000 announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Greensburg attorney charged with embezzlement to pay gambling debts

     BOWLING GREEN – A Greensburg, Kentucky, attorney was charged with multiple counts of wire fraud as part of a scheme to obtain money from clients of his legal practice, by means of misappropriating funds, in order to pay personal expenses including gambling losses announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Convicted felon sentenced for drug possession, distribution

     BOWLING GREEN – A convicted felon, living in Logan County, Kentucky, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, in United States District Court, to 87 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, announced United States Russell M. Coleman.

  • Muhlenberg Co. mine employee violated Mine Safety and Health Act

     OWENSBORO –  The Chief of Maintenance at Ken American Resources Paradise #9 Mine located in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, was recently sentenced in United Sates District Court by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., to two years of supervised probation and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine for felony violations of the Mine Safety and Health Act, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Multiple cased prosecuted for credit card skimming at gas stations