Public Records

  • Search for burglar results in pot bust

    From staff reports

    An Anderson County man was charged with marijuana possession last Wednesday morning after deputies found more than a pound of weed in his home, according to a police documents.

    Buddy Evans, 61, of 1149 Dugansville Road is also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

    According to a report filed by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, deputy Tony Likins was assisting the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office in searching for a burglary suspect when he stopped at Evans’ house to warn him about the incident.

  • Traffic stop lands two behind bars on heroin charges

    By Ben Carlson

    News staff

    Two Lawrenceburg residents became the latest to face heroin charges after they were arrested Saturday night by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Jacob Jones, 32, of 113 Ash Court was charged with two counts of trafficking in heroin, along with possession of marijuana and other drugs after deputy Patrick Beasley obtained a warrant to search his home.

    Jones was arraigned and held on $10,000 cash bail.

  • Denney Drive man arraigned on child pornography charges

    From staff reports

    A Lawrenceburg man remains behind bars after being charged Oct. 25 with distributing and possessing matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Robert Cataldi, 42, of 1245 Denney Drive is charged with two counts of distribution and 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor, court records show.

    Each charge is a Class D felony punishable by one to five years in prison. He is lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center, where he is being held on $25,000 cash bail.

  • Women face kidnapping, assault, robbery charges

    From staff reports

    Two women remain behind bars for kidnapping and other charges after police say they lured a man into a waiting vehicle where he was twice beaten and forced to withdraw money from an ATM.

  • Jail log

    From staff reports

    A Salt River Road woman who allegedly added the cost of gift cards to customers’ bills while checking them out at Walmart pleaded not guilty Oct. 3 in Anderson District Court.

    Madison Mangione, 19, of 1104 Salt River Road, Lawrenceburg is charged with theft by unlawful taking for an alleged scheme that saw her pocket more than a dozen gift cards customers didn’t know they were purchasing, according to an arrest report.

  • 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.

    Aug. 9

    David Poston was charged with facilitation of a violation of a foreign emergency protection order by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Elisha Spears was charged with operating on a suspended or re-voked license, no insurance and careless driving by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Jail log

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail, according to information released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    July 23

    Jeffery Weber was charged with parole violation by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Justin Stratton was charged with first- and second-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and tampering with physical evidence by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Robert Sawyer was charged with failure to appear by the Kentucky State Police.

  • Everyone equal as grid season starts

    Right now, everyone is equal. The football season opens across the state Friday night with everyone pointing the first weekend in December when the state champions will be determined at Western Kentucky University.

    OK, we will be realistic and acknowledge that even though everyone is 0-0 right now, some are more equal than others. Suffice it to say that the odds of Trinity or Bowling Green being happy in early December are much higher than just about every other team in the state.

  • Teen charged with swapping stolen gun for weed

    From staff reports

    A teenager was charged with first-degree burglary after allegedly stealing a gun that he eventually for $80 worth of marijuana, according to police reports.

    Robert J. Butts, 19, of 995 Johnson Road was charged with the burglary Aug. 5 after police investigated the theft of two guns and a ring stolen from a Lakeview Drive residence in late July.

  • Grand jury indictments

    From staff reports

    The following people were indicted July 19 by the Anderson County Grand Jury.

    Melissa Gilliam of 118 Bell St., Lawrenceburg was indicted for first-degree illegal possession of a controlled substance (heroin); operating under the influence; reckless driving and failure to stop at a stop sign.

    The indictments stem from an incident May 28.

    Jennifer Cox of 200 Adams Lane, Frankfort was indicted on two counts of third-degree burglary, stemming from an incident April 26 at 1000 Bypass North.