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Courts

  • 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.

  • Teen charged in May 13 death of motorcyclist

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- On May 13, Aaron Jennette and a passenger Tiffany Banules were riding on his motorcycle westbound on John Harper Highway.

    It was around 11:15 p.m. when Jennette was stopped to make a left-hand turn into Running Creek Drive in Bullitt County.  He was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Michelle Wyatt.

  • 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.