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Courts

  • Louisville man sentenced for gas pump card skimming

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced today that on May 7, 2018, Misael Jose Fernandez Campos, age 26,  was sentenced in United States District Court by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr. to 56 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $100,378.93 in restitution to 65 victims.  There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Postal worker sentenced for attempted online enticement of minor

     LOUISVILLE – Chief United States District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., sentenced Timothy Scott Walters, 51, to 10 years in prison followed by 20 years of Supervised Release, announced United States Attorney Russel M. Coleman.

    There is no parole in the federal system.  Walters remains in the custody of the United States Marshals Service.

  • Bowling Green physician sentenced for fraud, unlawful distribution

     BOWLING GREEN – Warren County, Kentucky, physician Charles Fred Gott was sentenced in United States District Court, before United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 96 months' imprisonment for multiple charges of unlawful distribution and dispensing of controlled substances and health care fraud, announced United States Attorney Russel M. Coleman.

  • Hillview detective indicted by grand jury

     HILLVIEW -- A police officer has been indicted and the investigation continues.

    John W. Nissen, a detective with the Hillview Police Department, has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on charges of theft by deception, tampering with a witness and official misconduct.

    The charges stem from an incident which allegedly occurred on Sept. 21, 2017.

    Nissen has been placed on suspension with no police powers.

  • Methamphetamine Trafficking Investigation

    The following was released by the Shepherdsville Police Department around 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018:

    On April 26, 2018 the Street Crimes Unit of the Shepherdsville Police Department, the Kentucky State Police, the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force, and federal law enforcement authorities serves a search warrant in the 1500 block of Hillview Boulevard.

  • Tennessee man pleads guilty to interstate fraud

      BOWLING GREEN – A Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee man pleaded guilty four counts of interstate transportation of stolen property yesterday, in United States District Court, before United States District Judge, Greg N. Stivers, to defrauding investors of $194,000 as part of a scheme to develop a call center in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal prison system.

  • Physician guilty of illegal controlled substances distribution

     BOWLING GREEN – A Franklin, Kentucky, physician was convicted today on 15 counts of illegal distribution of controlled substances by way of prescribing opiate pain medications outside of the course of professional medical practice and without a legitimate medial purpose, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Trucking owners sentenced for defrauding the Army

     LOUISVILLE – The owners of three moving companies, located in Bullitt and Hardin Counties in Kentucky, were sentenced today in United States District Court by Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson, to serve 15 months in prison, serve a three year period of supervised release, and pay a $7,500 fine, for overbilling the United States Army for Household Good Shipment moves of Soldiers, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal prison system.

  • Louisville man charged with meth possession, distribution

      LOUISVILLE – A Louisville convicted felon was charged by grand jury indictment today with possession and distribution of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

    Roger Dale Goodman, 37, is charged in a single count indictment with conspiring with others between January of 2017 and April of 2018, to knowingly and intentionally distribute meth.

  • Hunters Hollow: Surcharge proponents lose again; legal battle still alive

     HILLVIEW  -- Customers of the old Hunters Hollow sewer system survived another challenge to a possible surcharge on their monthly rates.

    Franklin Circuit Court has dismissed a challenge by the bankruptcy trustees for Bullitt Utilities to have the state Public Service Commission reopen its request to have a surcharge placed on customers to recover millions of dollars lost when its treatment facility failed in 2014.