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On the Record

  • Man charged with receiving stolen property

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with receiving stolen property and sheriff's deputies are searching for the man's partner in crime.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a call last Tuesday at about 10 p.m. that items were falling out of a trailer being pulled by a truck traveling east on New Lebanon Road.

    As deputies attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver turned onto Sportsman Lake Road. The report states that the vehicle was found abandoned about two miles away.

  • Resident accused of receiving stolen property

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested for being in possession of stolen property.

    Last Monday, Campbellsville Police officers, while conducting an investigation into some stolen property, arrested Jimmy Dale Tungate, 29.

    According to a Campbellsville Police news release, Tungate was allegedly in possession of numerous items that had previously been reported to police and the Taylor County Sheriff's Office as stolen from a home on Twin Creeks Drive.

  • Man accused of abusing child

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with abusing a child.

    Last Monday, the Campbellsville Police Department received a report of possible child abuse.

    After an investigation, Joseph "Joey" H. Cooper, 26, of Sunset Drive, was arrested and charged with second-degree criminal abuse of a child age 12 or younger.

    According to Cooper's arrest citation, a 7-year-old boy was found in his care with several bruises, including under his eye and on his chest, biceps and back.

  • Circuit Court Action for Nov. 10

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "Circuit Court Action" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Sept. 16 Docket:

  • Kentucky State Police statistics

    During the month of October, Kentucky State Police troopers working in the Post 15 area of Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington counties investigated 26 traffic collisions.

    There were three fatal crashes in October in the Post 15 area.

    Dianna L. Cheser, 44, of Springfield, was killed on Oct. 4 in Washington County.

    Billy Grider, 41, of Columbia, was killed on Oct. 7 in Adair County.

    And Mackenzie Bryant, 17, of Jamestown, was killed on Oct. 11 in Russell County.

  • Public Record for Nov. 6

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "On the Record" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

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  • One injured in Watertower Bypass crash

     

    A man was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Watertower Bypass on Saturday.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded at about 5:30 p.m. to the report of a two-vehicle crash.

    Erica Garrett, 45, of Lebanon was driving a 1990 Buick Century north on Watertower Bypass when she was struck in the rear by a 1997 Ford Aerostar being driven by Melissa Perkins, 28, of Smith Ridge Road in Campbellsville.

  • CPD investigating fake money found at utility company

    Campbellsville Police officer received a complaint last Thursday at about 3 p.m. that a possible fake $20 bill was paid to Kentucky Utilities personnel.

    According to a police news release, Campbellsville Police Officer Roy Rodgers responded. After an investigation, it was determined that a customer unbeknownst passed a counterfeit $20 bill to KU after receiving it from another location. No arrests have been made but the investigation is continuing.

  • Two injured in KY 70 crash

    Two men were injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash on KY 70.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Lawrence A. Glandorf, 17, of Old Perkins Road in Columbia was driving a 2002 Ford Mustang west on KY 70 at about 4:15 p.m. According to the report, Glandorf lost control of the vehicle when driving into a curve, causing his car to spin into the path of a 1986 Ford pickup truck driven by Edwin Kent Bland, 52, of Reids Chapel Road in Campbellsville.

  • Details released about New Lebanon Road crash

    Details about the crash that injured one person last Friday have been released.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, the crash involved three vehicles.