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Courts

  • Bullitt man gets 30 years on child porn charges

     LOUISVILLE – A Bullitt County, Kentucky, man was sentenced today to 360 months in prison, followed by a life-time of supervised release, by Senior United States District Judge Thomas B. Russell, for the production of child pornography, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Man indicted on sex charge offenses that date back to pre-June 1996

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been indicted for alleged sex crimes dating back to 1990.

    Gregory Halbauer has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on a series of sex-related offenses.

    According to the indictment, Halbauer had sexual contact with a female who was less than 12 years of age when the alleged offenses started in 1990.

    In a course of conduct through June 1996, Halbauer allegedly committed the offenses of sexual abuse, sodomy, rape and incest.

  • Anesthesiologist sentenced 100 months on multiple charges

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentuckiana anesthesiologist Jaime Guerrero was sentenced to 100 months in prison, by United States District Judge Greg N. Stevens today, and according to the terms of a prior plea agreement, agreed to forfeit his license to practice medicine and real property owned by Guerrero Real Estate Investments, LLC. Further, Guerrero agreed to pay $827,000 in victim restitution to nine health care benefit programs announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Defendants sentenced for laundering, drug trafficking operation

     BOWLING GREEN – The final defendants in a drug trafficking operation were sentenced this week in United States District Court, by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to prison sentences for their roles in a money laundering and methamphetamine distribution network operating from Fresno, California, to Allen County, Kentucky, and included the illegal possession of 26 firearms and more than 3,700 rounds of ammunition, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Business owner pleads guilty to wire fraud

     LOUISVILLE – Mark Allen Hartley, the owner of Patriot Computers, a Virginia corporation, entered pleas of guilty today, in United States District Court, before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to multiple wire fraud charges related to the theft of $809,205.43 from 434 victims, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Bankruptcy trustee will need to go to court for say in sewer plan

     HUNTERS HOLLOW -- If customers of the old Bullitt Utilities have to face a surcharge, it won’t be something dealt with by the state Public Service Commission.

    A ruling last month denied a request by the bankruptcy trustee for the failed utility company to reopen the case involving Bullitt Utilities.

    The bankruptcy trustee stated that Bullitt County Sanitation District was only a receiver and could not jeopardize the assets of Bullitt Utilities.

  • Question over mayor's appointment back in Bullitt Circuit on June 24

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Who is the mayor of Shepherdsville?

  • Lithuanian man guilty of warehouse distribution conspiracy

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. –United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced today the guilty plea of a Lithuanian man to a single charge of conspiracy for his role in the theft of interstate shipments from warehouses and distribution facilities in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia.

  • Louisville woman charged with Social Security fraud

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville woman was recently charged with several counts involving the fraudulent receipt of Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits by the Social Security Administration (SSA), for an eleven year period, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    According to the three-count Superseding Indictment, returned April 20, 2016, Janice M. Arnow failed to disclose the death of her husband and continued to receive and spend OASDI payments made by the SSA between October 2003 and October 2014.

  • Louisville dentist charged with illegal distribution of controlled substances

      LOUISVILLE– A Jefferson County, Kentucky, dentist was charged by federal Information today with the illegal distribution of controlled substances announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.