Public Records

  • Driver cited after wreck injures woman, infant

    From staff reports

    The driver of a truck hauling cars that injured a woman and her 8-month-old child in a wreck last week is facing a slew of charges, according to police reports.

    Kyle Andrew Skaggs, 34, of 1837 McClendon Ridge Road, Russell Springs was hauling cars from Copart when he allegedly pulled out in front of the woman’s vehicle, causing the woman’s vehicle to hit a trailer he was towing, according to first responders at the scene.

  • Jail log

    From staff reports

    The following people were recently charged and transported to jail, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    April 18

    Chad Hughes was charged with theft by unlawful taking by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Christopher Cox was charged with criminal simulation by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Heather Lenguardoro was charged with theft by unlawful taking by Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Two face heroin charges
  • Pot peddling charges land Moore, Ockerman behind bars

    From staff reports
    Two Lawrenceburg men were busted for having what police described as a “large amount” of marijuana in their vehicle stop April 7.
    Austin Moore, 19, of 1323 Powell Taylor Road and Landen Ockerman, 19, of 209 Suzanne St., were each charged with trafficking less than 8 ounces of marijuana.
    In the incident began when police spotted the duo stopped in the middle of the intersection at Highway 62 and Mill Creek Pike, according to police reports.

  • Police find methamphetamine suspect hiding in closet

    From staff reports
    Police found a Lawrenceburg man hiding in a closet before busting him for possession of methamphetamine and his girlfriend for trying to hide him.
    Timothy Walker, 31, and Mariah McDaniel, 25, both of 1141 Versailles Road were jailed after police performed a “knock and talk” at their residence while investigating active arrest warrants that had been issued for both.
    Once inside, officers questioned McDaniel, who told them three times that Walker was not at the residence.

  • Shoplifting charge leads to meth bust

    From staff reports
    Sunday afternoon went from bad to worse when a bag of methamphetamine allegedly fell from a Lawrenceburg man’s pocket while he was being detained in Walmart on a shoplifting allegation.
    Michael Jones, 49, of 101 Hilltop Drive, was apprehended by an off-duty Lawrenceburg Police officer after he was seen attempting to steal a recording device in the store, according to a report filed by officer Clay Crouch.

  • Jail log

    Community Service Day set
    Community Service Day is scheduled this year for April 15, according to a news release.
    Now in it third year, the day is designed to encourage residents to perform community service at a variety of locations across Anderson County.
    The day was designated here by Mayor Sandy Goodlett, and has been designated by mayors of other communities nationwide.

  • Suspect brawls with cops after being denied cigarette

    From staff reports
    One police officer was cut and two exposed to “contaminated” blood during an altercation with a burglary suspect who became combative while being loaded into a jail van last Thursday at the Lawrenceburg Police Station.
    Justin Whetzel, 31, became “increasingly agitated” after he was denied a request to smoke a cigarette while being prepared to be transported from the police station to jail, according to police reports.

  • Jail log

    From staff reports
    The following people were arrested and transported to jail recently, according to documents released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Feb. 15
    Jonathan Collins was charged with theft by unlawful taking by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Feb. 16
    Melissa Mattingly was charged with failure to appear by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    James West was charged with second-degree assault by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Feb. 17

  • Armed robber holds up Versailles Road gas station

    From staff reports

    Police are searching for clues and help after an armed robber held up the Prime Star convenience store Saturday night, according to a news release from the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    The suspect entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money, according to the news release. The suspect then fled the store with cash and cigars and was last seen running behind the business.

    Two clerks working at the time were not harmed, police said.