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Courts

  • LAWSUIT LIVES... Chapeze residents have standing

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Some of the residents in the area along Chapeze Lane have a right to protest and have a legal say in how property is annexed by the city of Shepherdsville.

    That is the ruling of Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress.

    In his ruling on Sept. 16, a number of residents protesting the annexation of property owned by George Miller along Chapeze Lane do have a right to be heard.

    More importantly, they have “standing” in the case as it now moves forward to discuss other merits.

  • Three indicted for bomb device at motel

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Three individuals have been indicted for their roles in a pipe bomb incident at a local motel.

    Mark A. Cundiff, 25, and Pashence Hoffman, 20, both of Shepherdsville, along with Charles Keith, 18, of Lebanon Junction, were recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    Each have been charged with complicity to wanton endangerment (three counts) and complicity to possession of a destructive/booby trap device.

  • Hart Co. man charged with consumer product tampering

     BOWLING GREEN – A Hart County, Kentucky, man was charged, under seal, by grand jury indictment on September 14, 2016, with one count of consumer product tampering, announced United States Attorney, John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Monroe Co. physician charged for illegal prescriptions

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Monroe County, Kentucky physician pleaded guilty today, in U.S. District Court, before Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl, with prescribing pain medications outside the course of professional medical practice, during a more than six year period, to five patients announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Illegal immigrant indicted on fraud-related charges

     LOUISVILLE – A Mexican national illegally present in the United States and residing in Louisville, Kentucky, was charged this week, by a federal grand jury, with possessing and using counterfeit documents for purposes of obtaining employment announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Louisville attorney sentenced for money laundering, defrauding estates of $1.6 million

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced today that David Cary Ford, 54, of Louisville, Kentucky, was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison following his conviction on criminal counts of wire fraud and money laundering, stemming from Ford’s actions while he was a practicing attorney and the executor of seven estates in Louisville. 

  • Oldham man sentenced 30 years for child sex trafficking role

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the 30-year sentence, of an Oldham County, Kentucky, man by Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., in United States District Court, for aiding and abetting the sex trafficking of a minor. There is no parole in the federal prison system.

  • Louisville felon convicted for string of armed robberies

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced the conviction yesterday, of a violent felon for his role in a string of armed robberies in Metro Louisville. The federal charges stemmed from “Project Recoil,” the on-going partnership of multiple Jefferson County, Kentucky law enforcement agencies, developed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Kentucky, to maximize penalties for the most violent offenders and to reduce violent crime in our community.

  • Miami man sentenced for cigarette warehouse burglary conspiracy

     OWENSBORO – A Miami resident from Cuba, was sentenced this week in United States District Court by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to 77 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $1,486,164.45 - for conspiracy and theft charges stemming from the defendant’s participation in a warehouse burglary in Leitchfield, Kentucky, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • The Mayor of Shepherdsville is... Scott Ellis

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When he tendered a letter on Feb. 9, 2016, Scott Ellis intended to resign from the office of mayor.