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Courts

  • Physician faces multiple charges leading to injury, death

     BOWLING GREEN – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the Superseding Indictment of former Warren County, Kentucky, physician Charles Fred Gott on multiple charges of unlawful distribution and dispensing of controlled substances resulting in injury and or death of patients, health care fraud resulting in a patient’s death, and conspiracy to distribute and dispense controlled substances during the course of his professional practice that were not for a legitimate medical purpose, and health care fraud.

  • Election eligibility still to be decided in 49th District

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There was no dispute that one of two individuals who signed paperwork for Jennifer Stepp’s run for the 49th District state representatives seat did not meet the statutory standards.

    The question is whether that disqualifies the Republican Party nominee for the position in this fall’s election against incumbent Linda Belcher.

    And, if she is disqualified as a candidate, will the GOP have an opportunity to select someone to place on the ballot in that November race?

  • Tennessee man sentenced for sex trafficking of Louisville minor

     LOUISVILLE – A Clarksville, Tennessee man was sentenced today in United States District Court by District Judge David J. Hale, to ten years in prison for sex trafficking a 15-year-old female, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Physician guilty of health care fraud, possession

     PADUCAH – A McCracken County, Kentucky, physician plead guilty today, in United States District Court, before Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell, to fraudulent possession of a controlled substance, wire fraud and making false statements related to health care matters, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Heathco administrator charged with fraud, identity theft

     BOWLING GREEN – A sales administrator for HeathCo LLC, appeared before United States Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl today, charged by federal indictment with mail fraud, identity theft and tax fraud after receiving $308,954.42 in kickbacks from $2,696,400 in fraudulent advertisement sales, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Louisville men charged with child sex exploitation

     LOUISVILLE  On June 28, 2016, at approximately 2:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Louisville Metro Police Department, arrested Bryan A. Webb, 23, and Jason L. Webb, 34, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Louisville dentist guilty of illegal drug distribution

     LOUISVILLE – A Jefferson County, Kentucky, dentist pleaded guilty in United States District Court today, before Magistrate Judge Colin H. Lindsay, to a charge of illegal distribution of controlled substances announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    In court today, Rodney B. Fultz, 63, admitted to allowing an employee who was not authorized to write prescriptions for controlled substances to use his DEA registration number to prescribe 21,866 hydrocodone pills during a ten month period.

  • Daycare owner/operator sentenced for fraudulent child care payments

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced today the sentencing of a former Louisville daycare owner by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 46 months in prison for committing wire fraud and money laundering and was ordered to pay $1,424,929.00 in restitution to the victim.

  • Indictment charges man with trying to kill individual

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been charged with the attempted murder of another individual.

    Curtis E. Wyatt has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on the charge of attempted murder and wanton endangerment.

    On Feb. 29, 2016, Wyatt allegedly shot at another individual with a firearm.

    On that same day, he allegedly placed his 18-month-old son in physical danger due to the way he was operating his motor vehicle.

  • Shepherdsville police arrest man on charges of sex with a minor

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been arrested and charged with sex-related offenses.

    Donald Ernest Hotchkiss Jr., 29, of Shepherdsville, was arrested on Monday evening by Shepherdsville Det. Myra Minton.

    He was charged with rape, sodomy, unlawful transaction with a minor, promoting a sexual performance by a minor and having an outstanding warrant. 

    He is in the Bullitt County Detention Center.