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Public Records

  • New Hope man faces multiple sex crime charges

    Editor's note: Some of the following information contains graphic content.

    Pascal "Pat" Jones, 50, of 130 Willow Spring Road in New Hope was indicted in Marion Circuit Court Monday of last week for first-degree rape (three counts), first-degree sodomy (three counts), first-degree sex abuse (43 counts), first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor under 16 (21 counts), unlawful transaction with a minor under 18 (40 counts), and intimidating a witness in a legal process (two counts).

  • Lebanon men indicted for drug charges in Taylor County

    Seventeen indictments were unsealed recently by a Taylor Circuit Court judge, including the indictments of two Lebanon men, and all of the indictments involve alleged drug crimes.

    Gary Mattingly, 57, of 100 St. Joe Road in Lebanon was charged with first-degree selling a controlled substance. His bond was set at $3,000 cash. If convicted, Mattingly could be sentenced to as much as 10 years in prison.

  • Arson case dismissed

    A charge of second-degree arson has been dismissed against Kevin Ronald Bright, 43, of 670 Hwy. 337 in Bradfordsville.

    Bright had been indicted in September and accused of arson stemming from a Feb. 14, 2010, incident. The case went to trial Feb. 17, but was dismissed without the jury having to make a decision.

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  • Police Log 2-23-11

    Tuesday, Feb. 8
    - Christopher G. Yocum of Sulpher Springs Road in Lebanon reported the theft of a 9MM Keltech pistol worth $300.

    Wednesday, Feb. 9
    - Mary I. Brockman of College Street in Lebanon reported a burglary and a case of criminal mischief after a window was broken out of her residence, causing $300 in damage, and a .22 caliber H&R 6-shot revolver worth $300 was stolen from her residence.
    Monday, Feb. 14

  • Public Record 2-23-11

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  • 12 die on state roads

    Preliminary statistics indicate that 12 people died in 12 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Feb. 14, through Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011.
    Eleven of the crashes involved motor vehicles and six of the victims were not wearing seat belts.  Single-fatality crashes occurred in Harlan, Jefferson, Knott, Madison, McCracken, Pike, Rockcastle, Russell, Spencer, and Whitley (two) counties.   The crashes in Madison and Russell County involved the suspected use of alcohol.
    One pedestrian involved crash occurred in Jefferson County.

  • Public Record 2-16-11

    It is the policy of  The Lebanon Enterprise to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies.
    This policy has been established to preserve the fairness and impartiality of The Lebanon Enterprise.
    Names appearing in public records and documents published by The Enterprise will be published without exceptions.
    Public records are published as a news service to our readers.

  • Ten die on Kentucky roadways

    Preliminary statistics indicate that 10 people died in 10 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Feb. 7, through Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011.
    Seven of the crashes involved motor vehicles and five of the victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Boyd, Jefferson, Madison, Marion, Menifee, Owen and Shelby counties. The crash in Owen County involved the suspected use of alcohol.
    Three pedestrian involved crashes occurred in Gallatin, Jefferson and Oldham counties.

  • KSP releases meth lab totals for 2010

    Kentucky State Police released the 2010 methamphetamine lab statistics today and the number indicates an all-time high in the Commonwealth. KSP reports that there were 1,080 meth labs found during 2010, exceeding all previous year totals.
    The top five counties with the highest incidents of meth lab occurrences were Jefferson (154 labs), Laurel (113 labs), Warren (70 labs), Barren (57 labs) and Hardin (53).

  • Rape charge dismissed pending DNA test

    McQuinn O. Johnson, 36, of 206 Candace Street in Campbellsville has had charges of first-degree rape, intimidating a participant in the legal process and first-degree persistent felony offender dismissed with leave to reinstate. According to the dismissal order, the DNA evidence submitted to the lab will take up to six months to obtain results. Based on those results, this case may be reinstated. As a condition of the dismissal, Johnson must agree to have no contact with the victim and the victim’s mother.

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