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Courts

  • Accident leads to arrest of two BG men

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Two individuals from Bowling Green were involved in an accident on southbound Interstate 65 near the Clermont exit on Saturday morning.

    While not unusual to be in an accident, the men were noticed to be acting suspiciously.

    Southeast Bullitt and Shepherdsville firefighters attended to the multi-vehicle accident. Bullitt County EMS were also called to the scene.

    First responders noticed that Brandon Ray Cherry, 22, and James Cole, 32, both of Bowling Green, were acting in an unusual manner.

  • Greenwell found not guilty on all charges

      LOUISVILLE — He was brought to tears when listening to his taped conversation with FBI agents.

  • Florida man sentenced in health care fraud scheme

     LOUISVILLE – U.S. District Court Judge Rebecca G. Jennings sentenced Ariel Borrego-Hernandez, of Naples, Florida, to 54 months in prison, followed by 3 years supervised release for health care fraud, money laundering, and drug trafficking, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

    The Court also ordered Borrego-Hernandez to pay $89,161.81 in restitution, and over $53,000 in fortified cash.

  • Meade Co. man convicted for child exploitation

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Meade County, Kentucky, man was convicted last week for accessing the Internet with intent to view child pornography, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.  The jury convicted Dennis Ammons, age 58, on October 12, 2018, following a three-day jury trial.

    “This conviction is the product of a courageous victim and a dogged career federal prosecutor, collaborating to seek justice and protect other Kentucky kids,” stated U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Repeat child sex offender pleads guilty to possessing child porn

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A convicted child sex offender pleaded guilty before United States District Court Judge Greg N. Stivers, to possessing child pornography, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

    Lawrence William Taylor, 68, was indicted on one count of possession of child pornography on July 25, 2018.

  • Ft. Knox soldier pleads guilty to child porn charges

     LOUISVILLE – A Fort Knox, Kentucky soldier pleaded guilty today before United States District Judge Rebecca Grady Jennings, to five counts of production of child pornography by a parent, 10 counts of transportation of child pornography, and one count of possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Brandenburg man gets 10 years for attempted child exploitation, distribution

     LOUISVILLE – U.S. District Judge David J. Hale sentenced Jeffrey Adam Stone to 10 years in federal prison followed by 20 years of Supervised Release today for two child exploitation offenses, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. Stone will be required to register as a sex offender upon his release from prison. 

    “We will continue to deploy every lawful investigative tool, and every law enforcement partnership, to protect our kids,” said United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Colorado woman sentenced for chiropractic clinic scheme

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – U.S. District Judge Rebecca G. Jennings sentenced Claudia Lopez, age 40, from Fountain, Colorado, to 61 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release this week for her part in a scheme to fraudulently bill insurance companies $5 million, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Man sentenced for bank heists

     LOUISVILLE – U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced that United States District Judge Rebecca Grady Jennings sentenced Johnnie B. Day, age 53, of Shepherdsville, to 37 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for multiple bank robberies. The Court ordered Day to pay restitution of $3,942. 

    The Court sentenced Day for four bank robberies committed from January 2015 through November 2016. 

  • Kids left in car as mom gets a tan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While Monica D. Gentry was inside getting a tan, her two young children were outside in a locked vehicle.

    On top of that, police found two loaded handguns inside the truck.

    Gentry, 25, of Shepherdsville, was charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and permitting a vehicle to run unattended.

    On Sept. 21, Shepherdsville police were called to the Sun Tan City off Adam Shepherd Parkway around 9:09 a.m.

    When officers arrived, they found a gray Dodge Ram running with two small children inside.