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Courts

  • Woman faces murder charge

     PIONEER VILLAGE — A woman is dead and another has been charged for her murder in a DUI accident on Friday evening.

    According to Det. Jeff Carter of the Pioneer Village Police Department, Stephanie Lynn Coy, 35, of Shepherdsville, has been charged with murder, three counts of wanton endangerment, leaving scene of accident, assault and driving under the influence.

    Around 8 p.m. on Friday evening, a vehicle driven by Coy struck another near the intersection of Pioneer Trail and Preston Highway.

  • Rape case sent to grand jury for more consideration

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Two counts of rape against an 18-year-old will now be sent to the Bullitt County Grand Jury for possible indictment.

    But the attorney for Kenneth Wayne Monarch said that the public shouldn’t rush to judge his client as there is much more information yet to be discovered on the case.

    Bullitt District Judge Rebecca Ward found probable cause in a hearing on Monday to waive the two counts of rape to the grand jury.

  • Louisville business owner convicted for Food Stamp fraud

     LOUISVILLE – The former owner of a Louisville neighborhood specialty food store was convicted in United States District Court yesterday, before Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, of Food Stamp fraud, following a four day jury trial announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Teen arrested for alleged rapes

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- An 18-year-old senior at Bullitt East High School is currently in the Bullitt County Detention Center on a pair of $100,000 cash bonds.

    Kenneth Wayne Monarch, 18, was charged on Thursday with two counts of first-degree rape.

    The alleged assaults on the two teenage girls did not happen on school property, according to Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    But the investigation continues to determine if there are more victims.

  • Five charged in shooting death at Bowling Green market

     BOWLING GREEN – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman today announced the arrest of five co-defendants charged in the shooting death of a Bowling Green resident, while robbing the La Placita market, located in Warren County, Kentucky.

    The Bowling Green homicide is tied to a string of at least twelve violent robberies occurring at small, privately owned stores across Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina.

  • Woman faces indictment in plot to have person killed

        SHEPHERDSVILLE — A woman has been indicted for her role in attempting to murder another individual.
        The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted Vickie Daub for criminal solicitation to commit murder.
        According to the indictment, on Feb. 13, 2016, Daub encouraged another person to cause the death of a man.
        This is a Class B felony, which is punishable by 10-20 years in prison.
        Shepherdsville police officer Tim Wade investigated the case.

  • Agencies work to catch bank robber

     SHEPHERDSVILLE --  A man who allegedly robbed a bank on Friday found out it was not his lucky day.

  • Convicted felon guilty of threat to task force member, multiple firearm violations
  • Atlanta tax consultant sentenced in Kentucky for fraud, laundering

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. –  An Atlanta, Georgia tax consultant was sentenced in United States District Court this week, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., to 27 months in prison for committing mail fraud and money laundering associated with a scheme to defraud the Kentucky Department of Revenue and his client Signature Healthcare, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Louisville felon sentenced 10 years on firearms, meth charges

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman today announced the sentencing of a Louisville felon, in United States District Court, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to 120 months in prison, for possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon and possession of methamphetamine. There is no parole in the federal system.