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Courts

  • 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.

  • Woman arrested for giving false info

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  -- A word of wisdom is to not give police officers false information when they pull you over at a traffic stop.

    On April 4, the Street Crimes Unit for the Shepherdsville Police Department made a traffic stop in the 1300 Block of Highway 44 East.

    A passenger in the vehicle gave officers false information about her identity. Officers were able to properly identify the female and determined that she had an active warrant.

    She was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine, heroin and ecstasy.

  • Bowling Green business owner sentenced for fraud, laundering

     BOWLING GREEN – The owner of U.S. Energy Partners, Inc. of Bowling Green, Kentucky, was sentenced in United States District Court Monday, by District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 50 months in prison following a jury conviction for wire fraud, securities fraud, and money laundering as part of a scheme that defrauded investors of $1,175,000 announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.