• County to sue retired sheriff to recoup debt funds

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Just a couple of weeks after deciding to stop payments to the state revenue cabinet, Bullitt Fiscal Court has directed a lawsuit be filed against retired sheriff David Greenwell.

    The magistrates voted unanimously to sue Greenwell to recover money it has sent to the state to pay off debt incurred by Greenwell.

  • Illinois resident guilty of Tramadol distribution

     OWENSBORO, Ky. – A Champaign, Illinois, resident pleaded guilty in United States District Court today, before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, to four felony charges including distributing Tramadol, a Schedule IV controlled substance, introduction of misbranded drugs, and wire fraud, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Paducah office manager guilty of embezzling from employer

     PADUCAH – The office manager for Utilities Dynamics, Inc. entered a guilty plea today in United States District Court before Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell to charges of wire fraud and identity theft as part of a scheme to defraud the company of over $700,000 announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Greensburg attorney charged with embezzlement to pay gambling debts

     BOWLING GREEN – A Greensburg, Kentucky, attorney was charged with multiple counts of wire fraud as part of a scheme to obtain money from clients of his legal practice, by means of misappropriating funds, in order to pay personal expenses including gambling losses announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Convicted felon sentenced for drug possession, distribution

     BOWLING GREEN – A convicted felon, living in Logan County, Kentucky, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, in United States District Court, to 87 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, announced United States Russell M. Coleman.

  • Muhlenberg Co. mine employee violated Mine Safety and Health Act

     OWENSBORO –  The Chief of Maintenance at Ken American Resources Paradise #9 Mine located in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, was recently sentenced in United Sates District Court by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., to two years of supervised probation and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine for felony violations of the Mine Safety and Health Act, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Multiple cased prosecuted for credit card skimming at gas stations
  • 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.