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Courts

  • Convicted felon sentenced 117 months for drugs, firearms charges

     BOWLING GREEN – A Louisville convicted felon was recently sentenced in United States District Court by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers to 117 months in prison for multiple charges including possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony, and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime, announced United States Attorney Russel M. Coleman.

  • Maryland brothers guilty of lottery scam wire fraud

     BOWLING GREEN – Two Maryland brothers pleaded guilty to multiple counts of wire fraud in United States District Court this week before District Judge Greg N. Stivers, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.  Victims were contacted by email and telephone and told that they had won a lottery, but needed to pay money up front to receive their winnings.

  • Teen indicted on two counts of rape against fellow students

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A student who attended Bullitt East High School has been indicted by the grand jury on two counts of rape.

    Kenneth Wayne Monarch, 18, of Shepherdsville, was recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury for rape charges.

    According to the indictment, Monarch allegedly had sexual intercourse through the use of force on Oct. 8, 2017, and Oct. 31, 2017.

    There were separate victims in each case.

  • Bowling Green business owner convicted of fraud, laundering

     BOWLING GREEN – The owner of U.S. Energy Partners, Inc. of Bowling Green, Kentucky, was convicted of wire fraud, securities fraud, and money laundering today in United States District Court, for creating a scheme that defrauded investors of $1,175,000 announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Moving companies resolve false claims allegations
  • Glasgow resident sentenced for violating federal drug laws

     LOUISVILLE – A Barren County, Kentucky, man was sentenced in United States District Court last week by District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 21 years and 10 months in prison followed by a 5 year period of supervised release for violating federal drug trafficking laws, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.  There is no parole in the federal system

  • Charges dismissed on Monday; men are now indicted

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - After having the charges quickly dismissed last Monday, five men now face felony charges.

  • Former Marion Co. resident guilty on multiple marijuana charges

     LOUISVILLE  – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman today announced the guilty plea, by John Robert Boone, in United States District Court, before Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III, to a single count of a Superseding Information on December 19, 2017.

    John Robert Boone a/k/a Johnny Boone, formerly of Marion County, Kentucky, has remained in the custody of the United States Marshals Service after being deported from Montreal, Canada in April of 2017.

  • Judge quickly dismisses drug charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE --  It took less than a minute for prosecutor Doug McCann to announce that drug charges against five men would be dismissed without prejudice.

    While that means that future charges could be imposed, Glen Fleming wasn’t worried.

    He knew he did nothing wrong.

    Bullitt District Judge Jennifer Porter accepted the dismissal of charges against Fleming and four other men.

    There were plenty of hugs in the hallway as Fleming had over two dozen supporters in the courtroom.

  • Hart Co. resident faces multiple drugs, firearms charges

     BOWLING GREEN – A Hart County, Kentucky, resident was charged today by grand jury indictment with intentionally possessing methamphetamine for the purpose of distribution, being a convicted felon in possession of multiple firearms and ammunition, and carrying a firearm during a drug trafficking crime announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

    Tonya Nickson, 42, of Cave City, was arrested at her home on July 27, 2017, by the Metcalf County Kentucky Sheriff’s Department and is currently out of custody on bond.