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Courts

  • MW man charged with sex offenses from '90s

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The alleged events happened back in the 1990s and the victim has now come forward.

  • Trial against Dishon delayed until January

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A trial involving sex abuse allegations against a man who has also been accused of the 1999 murder of his niece has been delayed.

    With discovery still not received from the commonwealth, defense attorney Kara Lewis requested a continuance in the trial against Stanley Dishon.

    Assistant commonwealth attorney Mike Ferguson did not oppose the delay.

    The new trial date for Dishon will be Jan. 28 with a pre-trial hearing set for Jan. 15.

    Dishon is being tried on allegations of sexual abuse in the 1980s. 

  • County seeks another judge in suit by jailer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The decision on who will preside over a lawsuit between the Bullitt County jailer and several governmental entities will be decided by the chief justice of the state Supreme Court.

    For a second time in as many weeks, an affidavit has been filed seeking Chief Justice John Minton Jr. to assign a new judge to hear cases involving Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress.

    Both cases involve the home incarceration program, county attorney Monica Robinson and sheriff David Greenwell.

  • Dishon facing new charges

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the third time in the past six months, Stanley Dishon is facing criminal charges in Bullitt County.

    Dishon, who most recently was indicted for the kidnapping and murder in 1999 of his niece, Jessica Dishon, is facing new charges.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted Dishon for charges of sodomy and incest.

    According to the indictment, Dishon allegedly had deviate sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion between 1982 and 1987.

  • Police chief enters not guilty plea

     LOUISVILLE - Standing before U.S. District Judge Dave Whalin, attorney Thomas Clay entered a not guilty plea for his client, Hillview police chief Glenn Caple.

    Caple was recently indicted on a single count of lying to federal investigators over a drug case in the city of Hillview in January 2012.

    The federal charge carries a possible penalty of up to five years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000 and three years of supervised release.

    A trial date of Dec. 16 was set.

  • New judge will be appointed in murder case

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Under heavy security, Stanley Dishon appeared in Bullitt Circuit Court to be arraigned on charges of murder and kidnapping related to the 1999 death of Jessica Dishon.

  • Ex-school aide may get probation on sex charge

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A former library aide at Bullitt East High School has admitted he had improper contact with a student.

    Chester Leon Faith, 45, of Mount Washington, entered a guilty plea Thursday in Bullitt Circuit Court to a single count of sexual abuse.

    Under the agreement with assistant commonwealth attorney Michael Ferguson, Faith would receive probation on his three-year sentence.

    Final sentencing is set for Nov. 26 and a sex offender evaluation must be completed.

  • Hillview Police chief indicted for lying to FBI in drug probe

     

  • Man indicted for sexual allegations from 1980s

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A man already serving time in the state corrections system has been indicted for allegations dating back to 1982.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted Stanley Dishon on charges of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse.

    Two of the allegations are Class A felonies punishable by 20 years to life in prison.

    According to the indictment, Dishon allegedly had sexual contact and intercourse with a female less than 12 years of age during the year of 1982.

  • Fiscal Court questions use of jail canteen fund

          SHEPHERDSVILLE – With the purchase of two vehicles in the county’s name, Bullitt Fiscal Court members were shocked.

         With no approval given, two vehicles were purchased by the Bullitt County Detention Center and with proceeds from the canteen fund.

         In a pair of motions following a lengthy executive session, Bullitt Fiscal Court is seeking information from jailer Martha Knox.