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On the Record

  • Resident charged with second DUI

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with his second DUI after Campbellsville Police officers saw him run off the road while driving.

    Jimmy N. Karnes, 67, of 1599 N. Garnett Road, was arrested Monday, July 16, at 11:04 p.m.

    According to Karnes' arrest citation, Officer Brandon Wilson stopped him on Gene Cash Road.

    Upon contact with Karnes, Wilson wrote in court records, he smelled of alcohol.

    Karnes performed several field sobriety tests and admitted to smoking marijuana.

  • Man pleads guilty to growing marijuana

    A Mannsville man has pleaded guilty to growing marijuana in Taylor County and will pay a fine and serve a probation sentence for his crimes.

    Ricky L. Rakes, 49, of 301 Christian Church Road, was cited on Tuesday, July 10, at 2:30 p.m.

    According to Rakes' citation, Kentucky State Police troopers wrote that he allegedly had 15 pots containing marijuana in his back yard hidden between two dog houses.

    Court records state that Rakes told troopers that the plants, which were found using a helicopter, belong to him.

  • Public Record for July 23

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    District Civil Settled

  • Public Record for July 19

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    Small Claims Settled

  • Resident accused of intentionally causing crash

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly struck another vehicle intentionally.

    Byron Hash, 58, of 3322 Smith Ridge Road, was arrested Saturday, July 7, at 11:09 a.m.

    According to Hash's arrest warrant, Hash was traveling west on KY 210 on May 21 and allegedly struck another vehicle intentionally. The collision caused both vehicles to lose control, the warrant states, and a three-vehicle crash resulted.

  • Campbellsville man charged with soliciting minor on Facebook

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with soliciting who he believed to be a 15-year-old on Facebook for sex.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Brandon Swanson, 29, of 450 Greenbriar Drive, was arrested Monday, July 9, at 12:45 a.m.

  • Public Record for July 12

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    Traffic

    • Joseph P. Faluckai, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Circuit Court Action for July 12

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    Records filed by Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram on June 4:

  • Hodgenville man leads police on chase

     

    A Hodgenville man has been arrested and charged after he led police officers on a chase.

    Thomas A. Cummings Jr., 34, of 559 Kirkpatrick Ave., was arrested Wednesday, July 4, at 8:59 p.m.

    According to Cummings' arrest citation, Kentucky State Police troopers attempted to stop him on KY 210.

    To avoid troopers, court records state, Cummings drove as speeds of 100 to 110 mph and passed other vehicles in a dangerous and reckless manner.

  • CPD releases statistics for first half of 2012

    Campbellsville Police Department recently released its activity for the first six months of 2012. Included in the data are calls for service, citations issued, collisions investigated, warning notices, complaints, criminal investigations, criminal arrests, court processes served and alarm calls.

    The department has logged 5,558 calls since January for service events, which resulted in officers responding to or handling 7,589 complaints of varying nature.