Mike Harline's criminal record is expunged

jkegley@herald-leader.comMarch 11, 2011 

Former University of Kentucky quarterback Mike Hartline's criminal record has been expunged, meaning misdemeanor charges from a late-night shouting match last year have been expelled from his record.

Charges of alcohol intoxication and disorderly conduct were dismissed after Hartline completed the Fayette County Attorney's Office's diversion program, which allows first-time, non-violent offenders to clear their records.

Hartline and UK cheerleader Ashley Carnes, who was listed in court records as his girlfriend, were charged after a night of drinking at the Tin Roof Bar on Dec. 10. An argument involving several people began in a taxi and continued after they were dropped off on Crescent Avenue, near the UK campus.

A woman told police Hartline had hit her, but Hartline was never charged with assault.

First Assistant County Attorney Brian Mattone said Hartline had done community service. It wasn't clear Friday what kind of service or how many hours Hartline completed.

Carnes also completed the diversion program. Charges against her were expunged last week, Mattone said.

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