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Courts

  • Owensboro man faces additional charges for unregistered weapons

     BOWLING GREEN – An Owensboro, Kentucky man was charged in a superseding indictment this week, by a grand jury meeting in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with possessing unregistered machine guns announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

    Glen Allan Aley, 45, was charged with 19 counts of possessing multiple types of firearms, including machine guns, short-barreled shotguns, short-barreled rifles, and silencers, that were not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.

  • Two face multiple charges including wire fraud, bribery

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced the Grand Jury Indictment, unsealed today, charging the founder and former employee of Bluegrass Training and Therapy Center, with devising a scheme to defraud the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice and the federal government, and associated bribery charges.

  • Louisville business owner sentenced for food stamp fraud

      LOUISVILLE – The former owner of a Louisville specialty food store was sentenced today in United States District Court, by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, to 33 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $545,000 restitution for committing Food Stamp fraud, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Former employee charged with theft of over $824,000

     BROOKS -- A former employee has been charged with taking over $800,000 from a plumbing company.

    Candi Ann Fluhr, 41, of Louisville, is currently out on a $200,000 bond after being charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument.

    Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case which alleges that Fluhr took over $824,000 from Meyer Plumbing in Brooks.

    A hearing was set for her bond last Thursday but it was postponed for a week at the request of her attorney, Mark Gaston.

  • Former Larue Co. teacher sentenced for child porn

     LOUISVILLE – A former Larue County, Kentucky, High School Principal was sentenced today in United States District Court, by U.S. District Judge David J. Hale, to 108 months in prison, followed by a ten year period of supervised release, for transporting child pornography and possessing child pornography that had been transported in interstate commerce announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Tennessee resident sentenced in Barren Co. meth ring

      BOWLING GREEN – The last defendants in a methamphetamine conspiracy operating out of Barren County, Kentucky, was sentenced in United States District Court this week, by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 60 months in prison for the sale of 6.5 kilograms of methamphetamine announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Barren Co. felon sentenced 100 months for firearms theft

     BOWLING GREEN – A Barren County, Kentucky, convicted felon was sentenced in United States District Court, by District Court Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 100 months in prison for charges associated with the burglary and theft of firearms from Hortons Guns, located in Cave City, Kentucky, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Couple sentenced for sports complex wire fraud

     LOUISVILLE - A Jefferson County, Kentucky, couple was sentenced this week in United States District Court yesterday, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. for their individual roles in a scheme to divert over $550,000.00 from the Iceland Sports Complex announced United States Russell M. Coleman.

  • Murray doctor pays $2.79 million for false claims

      LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman and the United States Department of Labor announced a $2,791,758 settlement with  ear, nose and throat doctor Phillip B. Klapper, M.D., Patricia Klapper, and Phillip B. Klapper, P.S.C. (collectively, “Klapper”) to resolve claims that Klapper, who practiced in Murray, Kentucky, improperly billed a federal healthcare program for audiological services and hearing aids.

  • Bowling Green physician guilty of unlawful distribution, health care fraud

     BOWLING GREEN – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman today announced the guilty plea by former Warren County, Kentucky, physician Charles Fred Gott to multiple charges of unlawful distribution and dispensing of controlled substances and health care fraud, in United States District Court, before United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers.