Louisville

June 1, 2021

Louisville: Martin Salazar-Leija Sentenced For Aiming A Laser

Louisville Man, Manuel Martin Salazar-Leija Sentenced For Aiming A Laser At An LMPD Helicopter Louisville (STL.News) A Louisville man was sentenced last week to 2 years of probation, including 8 months of home incarceration, for aiming a laser pointer at a Louisville Metro Police helicopter. According to court documents, Manuel...

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March 24, 2021

Puckett Sentenced After Being Caught During Sting Operation

Elizabethtown Man, Travis Puckett Sentenced To Federal Prison After Being Caught During Sting Operation LOUISVILLE, KY (STL.News) Travis Puckett, 23, originally of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, previously pled guilty before United States District Judge Rebecca Grady Jennings for attempted online enticement of a minor, announced Acting United States Attorney Michael A. Bennett. ...

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March 10, 2021

Brad Lee Schuhmann Sentenced For Civil Rights’ Violation

Former LMPD Officer, Brad Lee Schuhmann Sentenced For Civil Rights’ Violation – Explorer Program LOUISVILLE, KY (STL.News) United States District Judge Rebecca Grady Jennings sentenced Brad Lee Schuhmann today to two years’ probation, six months home detention, sex offender registration, and a $2000 fine announced Acting United States Attorney Michael...

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March 10, 2021

Byrd Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography

Convicted Sex Offender, Brian Marchez Byrd Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography LOUISVILLE, KY (STL.News) Brian Marchez Byrd, a registered sex offender living in Louisville, pleaded guilty yesterday before United States District Judge Benjamin Beaton to producing child pornography, transportation of child pornography, and committing a felony against a...

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February 1, 2021

Robert Alan Thompson Sentenced For Child Exploitation

Former Franklin County Middle School Teacher Of The Year, Robert Alan Thompson Sentenced For Child Exploitation Crimes Involving Former Student LOUISVILLE, KY (STL.News) Robert Alan Thompson, 34, of Hodgenville, Kentucky, was sentenced by United States District Judge David J. Hale on Thursday, January 29, 2021, to 15 years in prison...

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January 22, 2021

Brian Leasor Sentenced For Child Exploitation Offense

Former Elizabethtown Police Officer, Brian Leasor Sentenced – For Second Time In Federal Court – To Imprisonment For Child Exploitation Offense LOUISVILLE, KY (STL.News) Brian Leasor, 54, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, was sentenced by United States District Judge Rebecca Grady Jennings on January 19, 2021, to 10 years in prison followed...

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January 7, 2021

Statement from United States Attorney Russell Coleman

Statement from United States Attorney Russell Coleman LOUISVILLE, KY (STL.News) “Whether vandalizing our nation’s most sacred secular structure or looting neighborhood businesses, there is a line that, when crossed, First Amendment protected protest becomes criminal conduct,” said United States Attorney Russell Coleman.  “Such violence has no place on Capitol Hill...

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December 18, 2020

DOJ Awards $400,000 To Support New Gun Prosecutor In Louisville

To Combat Highest Level Of Violent Crime In City’s History, DOJ Awards $400,000 To Support New Gun Prosecutor In Louisville U.S. Attorney further strengthens partnership with Jefferson Commonwealth’s Attorney to reduce murders & shootings LOUISVILLE, KY (STL.News) United States Attorney Russell Coleman is pleased to announce $400,000 in Department of...

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September 26, 2020

Breonna Taylor decision ignites fresh outrage across US

(STL.News) Protesters have defied a curfew for a second night in the US City of Louisville, Kentucky, where a Black health worker Breonna Taylor was shot dead in her home by police in March.  More than 120 protesters have been arrested so far, as the National Guard aggressively dispersed crowds. ...

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