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Public Records

  • 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.

  • Man charged with first-degree armed robbery

    A man who allegedly lured a woman to a strip mall on Broadway before shoving a pistol in her face and stealing her money Dec. 16 has been arrested and charged with first-degree robbery, according to court documents.

    Dakota Farler, 20, of Owenton Avenue in Frankfort, allegedly pulled a pistol and told the victim to give him her money. He remained in custody as of Tuesday morning in the Shelby County Detention Center.

    He was arraigned Monday in Anderson District Court, where he entered a plea of not guilty.

  • Saffell Students deliver gifts to police station
  • Anderson County Jail Log, Dec. 9, 2015

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

    Nov. 3

    Jason Rakestraw was charged with failure to appear or pay by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Seth Lenguadoro was charged with failure to appear by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Nov. 4

    Tami Amburgey was charged with public intoxication by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Jail Log, Nov.25, 2015

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

    Oct. 22

    Trevor Rakestraw was charged with failure to appear by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Oct. 23

    Mitchell Ravelich was charged with DUI by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Ashley Taylor was charged with failure to appear or pay by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Two charged with stealing shotguns on Macland Drive

    From staff reports

    A pair of Lawrenceburg men were charged Oct. 20 with stealing guns from a residence on Macland Drive, according to police reports.

    Ryan Eckhart and Shannon Cunningham, both of 1141 Versailles Road, reportedly entered the residence and swiped a .12 gauge and .410 gauge shotgun.

    They were arrested on a bench warrant by the Kentucky State Police.

    Both entered pleas of not guilty Oct. 22 in Anderson District Court and are next scheduled to appear Oct. 29.

    Two charged

    with trafficking pot

  • Woman was charged with theft by unlawful taking over $500

    Correction

    The Sept. 29 edition contained an error in the charges for Donna Norman. Norman was charged only with DUI, 1st offense, aggravated.

    Oct. 11

    Christopher Decker was charged with fourth degree assault and violation of domestic violence order by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Oct. 12

    Barbara Chilton was charged with theft by unlawful taking over $500/under $10,000 by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Yarborough indicted for felony charge of third degree burglary

    The following people were indicted on Oct. 6 by the Anderson County Grand Jury.

    Yarborough

    Katherine D. Yarborough, 22, 207 Hawthorne, Frankfort, was indicted for the felony count of third-degree burglary, and misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, second offense, second-degree possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), possession of controlled substances not in original container, first offense; and a violation count of public intoxication.