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July 3, 2014

Jobe attends Clerks' Conference; is elected 1st Vice President of Ky. County Clerk's Assn...

By Catrina Vargo

Louisa KY -- Lawrence County Court Clerk, Chris Jobe, attended the Annual Spring Conference of the Kentucky County Clerks' Association last month in Lexington, KY, where he participated in several training sessions.

Some of the seminars included election updates, motor vehicle licensing, record retention for computers, retirement and pensions, and election updates.

While at the conference, Jobe was elected 1st Vice President of the Kentucky County Clerks Association and will begin serving as such in December of this year.

Clerks attending the conference receive training credit toward their continuing education.
Jobe said the training provided by the conference is vey helpful and necessary in order to keep up with all the changes within the state.

Jobe has served as County Clerk for Lawrence County since 2003.

For more information on the Kentucky County Clerks' Association, contact Bill May at 502-227-2922.

LPD's new officers graduate from Criminal Justice Basic Training;

L to R, LPD Chief Greg Fugitt, Ptl Hunter James, Ptl Julius Musick and Louisa mayor Ted PrestonL to R, LPD Chief Greg Fugitt, Ptl Hunter James, Ptl Julius Musick and Louisa mayor Ted Preston

Two of Louisa’s newest officers, Ptl. Hunter James & Ptl. Julius Musick, graduated today from the Department Criminal Justice Basic Training Class #455. Having completed the 18 week, 768 hour law enforcement basic course both will ready for the street after they finish a 8 week Field Training Program where they will be supervised by senior Louisa officers.

Ptl. James received two of the four awards for his class, first award was the “Coordinators Award” for his outstanding performance and ideal attitude throughout the entire academy. His second award was the “Outstanding Performance Award for Physical Fitness”. Chief Fugit stated “I am very proud of both these officers and look forward to getting more officers on the streets.”

New LPD Ptl Hunter James, center,  received two of the four awards for his classNew LPD Ptl Hunter James, center, received two of the four awards for his class


Lawrence Co., Ky.

June 24, 2014

 

Civil Suits 
 

14-CI-00162 BANK OF AMERICA VS. ROBERTS, LUCINDA, FORECLOSURE

14-CI-00163 WEST, SHARON VS. RATLIFF, HARLEY DOMESTIC AND FAMILY

14-CI-00164 CASSELL, JASON VS. CASSEL, ANDREA, DIVORCE

14-CI-00165 STEVENS, JEFFREY VS. HOSPITAL OF LOUISA, PERSONAL INJURY

14-CI-00166 MULLINS, ROBIE VS. MARCUM, JAMES, PROPERTY DAMAGE

14-CI-00167 CACH, LLC VS. MOLLETT, KENNITH, CONTRACT

14-CI-00169 WARD, RYAN VS. NAPIER, TERRY, CONTRACT

14-CI-00170 DISCOVER BANK VS. WORKMAN, MARGARET, CONTRACT

14-CI-00171 SWEENEY, REBECCA VS. MAYNARD, LARRY, DOMESTIC AND FAMILY

14-CI-00172 CONN, SHELLY VS. CONN, KENNETH, DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

14-CI-00173 HOWARD, SAMUEL VS. WILCOX, RAY,  PERSONAL INJURY

14-CI-00174 WITHENIWE FARMS VS. CHURCH, CARL,  CONTRACT

14-CI-00175 KELLEY, ROBERT VS. KELLEY, ANGELA,  DIVORCE

14-CI-00176 GILLIAM, DEBORAH VS. GILLIAM, MITCHELL,  DIVORCE


DEEDS

William  and Phyllis Wyatt to Gregory and Lori Kiser for the sum of $105,000,  a parcal of land in Lawrence County Lot 131 of the Berg Sub. 

Bruce and Debrah Short to Edward and Darlene Vanhorn for the sum of $60,000, a tract of land on Fuller Ridge containing 11 acres more or less

Marriages


Ashley Hundley, 22, to Christopher Napier, 26, both of Fort Gay WV

Louisa Police Department

Arrest Log

May & June 2014

 

5.3.14 – Brandon West, 28 of Louisa – DUI Suspended 2nd, No Seatbelt

5.4.14 – Courtney D. Skyles, 18 of Beauty – Alcohol Intoxication in Public Place 1st

5.5.14 – Derek Ferguson, 18 of Louisa – DUI 1st

5.6.14 – Alexandria D. Moore, 22 of Inez – TBUT u-$500 Shoplifting, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st, Prescription not in proper container, Drug Paraphernalia

5.8.14 – Gary W. Lemaster, 44 of Louisa – Lawrence County bench warrant

5.8.14 – William Thomas, 21 of Louisa - Alcohol Intoxication in Public Place 1st , Assault 4th

5.9.14 – Artie Holbrook, 30 of Louisa – Lawrence County Indictment Warrant

5.15.14 – Jessie Spaulding, 42 of Inez – (2) Martin County warrants

5.16.14 – Lindsey Love, 20 of Louisa – Fayette County warrant

5.17.14 – Constance Mosley, 27 of Fort Gay – Lawrence County warrant

5.23.14 – John T. Scott, 28 of Louisa – Lawrence County warrant

5.25.14 – Jeffery A. Garrett, 48 of Scott Depot – DUI 1st , No insurance, Open Container in vehicle

5.29.14 – Deborah K. Fitch, 60 of Louisa – TBUT u-$500 shoplifting

5.28.14 – Brandon Porter, 29 of Louisa – DUI 1st

5.29.14 – Tammy J. Ferguson, 33 of Sitka – Operating Motor Vehicle on Suspended License

5.31.14 – Gray L. Bragg, 44 of Crum – DUI Suspended, Careless Driving, No Seatbelt

6.1.14 – William Jenkins, 38 of Blaine - Alcohol Intoxication in Public Place 1st

6.3.14 – Patricia berry, 44 of Dunlow – TBUT u-$500 shoplifting

6.3.14 – Pat Thompson, of Fort Gay – Lawrence County warrant

6.6.14 – William W. Chafin, 25 of Louisa - TBUT u-$500 shoplifting

6.7.14 – Jennifer R. Eslick, 32 of Fort Gay – DUI 2nd, No Insurance, Drug Paraphernalia

6.9.14 – Johnny Watts, 45 of Fort Gay – Lawrence County Indictment

6.9.14 – Mindy Joseph, 29 of Salyersville – Johnson County warrant, Morgan County warrant

6.10.14 – Robert C. Music, 46 of Louisa - TBUT over $500 shoplifting, Assault 2nd, Criminal Trespass 3rd, Operating MV on Suspended OL, Fleeing and Evading 1st, Disregarding Traffic Control Device, Wanton Endangerment 1st, DUI 1st, No Insurance, Improper Registration, No Registration Plates, Failure to Transfer Motor Vehicle, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st, Drug Paraphernalia, Resisting Arrest

6.14.14 – Megan B. Estepp, 29 of Fort Gay - TBUT u-$500 shoplifting

6.19.14 – Howard D. Meade Jr, 28 of Louisa – Assault 4th Domestic Violence, Wanton Endangerment 2nd degree, Menacing

6.20.14 – Christopher P. Mullett, 35 of Louisa – Burglary 2nd, Criminal Trespass 3rd

6.20.14 – James A. Mullett, 31 of Louisa – Burglary 2nd Complicity, Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st

6.21.14 – Billy G. Vanhorn, 52 of Louisa – Lawrence County warrant

6.21.14 – Ashley R. Castle, 28 of Flat Gap – Public Intoxication, Possession of Legend Drug, Johnson County warrant

6.22.14 – Randy Wright, 25 of Louisa – Lawrence County warrant

6.23.14 – Charlie M. Boyd, 21 of Louisa – DUI 1st, No Insurance, No Seatbelt

6.24.14 – Kayla Salyers, 20 of Louisa – Assault 2nd

 

Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Arrest Report

June 24, 2014

 

Sarah Rubincan, 32, Ashland, Ky was arrested on June 14, 2014 six miles west of Louisa and charged with Failure to wear Seatbelts, Driving on DUI Suspended License 2nd Offense.
 

Deputy Mack Whilhite observed subject was operating vehicle without wearing shoulder restraint/seatbelt. Subject was operating on a Suspended License for DUI.

Frank Spears, 30, Louisa, Ky was arrested on June 13, 2014 15 Miles South of Louisa on Big Fork Rd. and served on Bench Warrant, and Indictment for Court on 2 charges of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree. Arresting Officer Deputy Mason Keefer

David Johnson, 51, Louisa, Ky was arrested on June 20, 2014 at Giovanni's Lock Ave. Louisa and charged with Operating Motor Vehicle U/Influence Alc/Drugs Etc. .08 1st Offense, Drug Paraphernalia Buy/Possession 

Deputy Dwayne Bowens received complaint of a white car in Giovanni's parking lot with a male slumped over in the driver's seat and car running. Deputy Bowens could smell alcoholic beverage when he walked up to him. After several attempts at getting him to come to, subject spoke and had slurred speech. Deputy Bowen asked if he was drinking or on any kind of Meds and subject advised he had not. Subject was asked to perform SFST, subject stated he could not because of medical problems. Subject submitted to HGN- Failed due to lack of smooth pursuit, PBT showed presence of Alcohol. Subject was read implied consent at TRMC and submitted Blood and Urine pending. Marijuana Pipe with residue was in console along with rolling papers in duffle bag.

Jr. Johnson, 34, Fort Gay, WV was arrested on June 23, 2014 5 Miles North Louisa Yatesville Lake Fishing Jetty Lot and charged with Drug Parphernalia, Possession 2nd Degree Controlled Substance, 1st Offense Drug Unspecified. Subject was also served with Arrest Warrant from Pike Co., Ky on Theft by Deception Under $10,000.00 x3. 

Deputy Mark Wheeler responded to complaint of subject attempting to possibly break water spout at Yatesville Lake. Upon contact with subject he was with 3 other subjects. Consent was given to search vehicle where Deputy Wheeler located a black case in back seat. Which contained a bottom of Mountain Dew can with residue believed to be Suboxone, Syringe, Coffee Filter and small scissors with cut straw. Subject stated substance was Subxone.

Leanna Blackburn, 24, Wayne, WV was arrested on June 23, 2014 5 Miles North of Louisa Yatesville Lake Fishing Jetty Lot and charged with Drug Paraphernalia, Possession Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense Drug Unspecified. 

Deputy Mark Wheeler responded to complaint of subject attempting to possibly break water spout at Yatesville Lake. Upon contact with subject she was with 3 other subjects. Consent to search vehicle was given where Deputy Wheeler located in subject's purse in back seat a plunger for syringe, syringe cap and half a contact lens case with yellowish/white residue believed to be Schedule I or Schedule II or other controlled substance.

Tara Lycans, 30, Fort Gay, WV was arrested on June 23, 2014 5 Miles North of Louisa Yatesville Lake Fishing Jetty Lot and charged with Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense Drug Unspecified. Subject was also served Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear $500 Cash Bond.

Deputy Mark Wheeler responded to complaint of subject attempting to possibly break water Spout at Yatesville Lake. Upon contact with subject she was with 3 other subjects. Consent to search vehicle was given where Deputy Wheeler located in subject's purse in trunk of vehicle half a contact lens case with yellowish/white residue believed to be Schedule I or Schedule II or other controlled substance. Deputy Wheeler also located Aluminum Foil folded up with substance inside believed to be controlled substance.

David Lewis, 35, Wittensville, Ky was arrested on June 21, 2014 12 Miles South of Louisa US 645/ US 23 Junction and charged with Operating Motor Vehicle U/Influence Alc/Drugs Etc. 1st Offense, Failure to or improper signal, License to be in possession

Deputy Dwayne Bowens received several complaints on subject and observed him make a turn on to 645 from 23 without giving a signal. Deputy Bowens turned on subject and observed him drive on median of road. Deputy Bowens made traffic stop on subject who had glassy eyes and slurred speech. Subject was asked to perform SFST-Failed, HGN-Failed lack of smooth pursuit, W&T-Failed unsteady on feet and not counting, OLS could not hold balance and quit counting at 5. Subject was read implied consent at TRMC and refused blood and urine.

Tracy Diamond, 39, Louisa, Ky was arrested on June 23, 2014 at The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office where subject turned self in and served Indictment for Court on charges of Manafacturing Methamphetamine 1st Degree Bond $15,000.00. Arresting Officer Deputy Mark Wheeler

Michael Diamond, 39, Louisa, Ky was arrested on June 23, 2014 at Lawrence County Sheriff's Office where subject turned himself in and was served Indictment for Court on charges of Manafacturing Methamphetamine 1st Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence Bond $15,000. Arresting Office Deputy Mark Wheeler.

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