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Courts

  • Edmonson Co. man charged with child sex exploitation

     BOWLING GREEN – An Edmonson County, Kentucky, resident was charged this week by grand jury indictment with sexual exploitation of children announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Louisville man sentenced for defrauding nutrition assistance program

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville man was recently sentenced in United States District Court by Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III to serve 36 months in prison, for defrauding the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) of $789,657.06, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Bardstown man sentenced for violating federal drug trafficking laws

      LOUISVILLE – A Nelson County, Kentucky, man was sentenced in United States District Court this week by District Judge David J. Hale, to 10 years in prison followed by a five year period of supervised release for violating federal drug trafficking laws, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.  There is no parole in the federal system.

    According to court records, Timothy Lee Yonts, 47, of Bardstown, knowingly conspired with other persons between May and September of 2016, to intentionally possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.

  • Louisville felon sentenced for drugs, firearm possession

      LOUISVILLE – A Louisville felon was sentenced this week in United States District Court, by District Judge David J. Hale, to 188 months in prison for possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine and for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Union Co. judge/executive charged with scheming to defraud

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky.  – The current Union County Judge/Executive was charged today by grand jury indictment with scheming to defraud the citizens of Union County of their right to honest services announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Couple indicted for injuries of two-month-old

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A pair of individuals has been indicted for the alleged mistreatment of an infant.

    Brandon Allan Meyer and Amber Dawn Sickles were indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury recently.

    According to the indictment, Meyer, 24, of Shepherdsville, was charged with assault, which is a Class B felony that is punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

    He allegedly engaged in behavior that placed an infant in grave risk of death between April 7, 2017, and June 1, 2017.

  • Former principal files suit against district

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A former Bullitt County principal has filed a lawsuit against the school board and superintendent Keith Davis.

    David Pate filed a lawsuit claiming age and disability discrimination in his demotion to a classroom teacher earlier this year.

    The lawsuit only gives one side of the claim.

  • Convicted felon sentenced for carrying firearm

     LOUISVILLE – A convicted felon was sentenced in United States District Court today, by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, to 51 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release, for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • McCracken Co. attorney guilty of defrauding clients

     PADUCAH – A licensed Kentucky attorney pleaded guilty in United States District Court today, before Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, to various charges including devising a scheme to defraud numerous clients of insurance settlements totaling at least $550,000 announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Casey Co. man guilty of defrauding Farm Credit Administration

     BOWLING GREEN –  A Casey County, Kentucky, man pled guilty today in United States District Court before District Judge Greg N. Stivers for his role in a conspiracy to defraud the Farm Credit Administration by concealing the sale of grain to unauthorized purchasers, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.