Crime

Crime

Feds charge second person in connection with Kentucky overdoses

A second person has been charged as a source of the drugs responsible for some of the overdoses that occurred earlier this month in Jessamine County. Jerrod Doolin of Nicholasville was taken into federal custody late Sunday night on a charge of conspiracy to distribute heroin, according to an affidavit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Lexington. Last week Jeffrey James Ruggiero was charged in U.S. District Court with possession of heroin with intent to distribute.

Most Wanted

Lexington’s Most Wanted, Jan. 17, 2017

Lexington’s Most Wanted is a service of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and the Lexington Herald-Leader. (Like the sheriff’s office on Facebook.) Each week, a new photo gallery features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.

Most Wanted

Lexington’s Most Wanted, Jan. 10, 2017

Lexington’s Most Wanted is a service of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and the Lexington Herald-Leader. (Like the sheriff’s office on Facebook.) Each week, a new photo gallery features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.

Crime

Co-conspirator in computer-hacking case is sentenced to 8 months

A computer hacker was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for his role in helping a Winchester resident known online as “KYAnonymous” compromise a website and get involved in a controversy surrounding a rape case in Steubenville, Ohio. Noah McHugh, 26, of Alexandria, Va., had pleaded guilty in September to one charge of accessing a computer without authorization. Once he is released from prison, McHugh will serve four months of home detention.

Crime

Nicholasville horse owner faces animal cruelty complaints

A Jessamine County horse owner faces complaints of animal cruelty after he allegedly abandoned a gelding and filly on property that didn’t belong to him. Paul Schember, 70, also is accused of leaving the horses in a trailer in front of his Nicholasville home for more than 24 hours last month. Schember’s problems began when his boarding lease was terminated for non-payment.

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Convicted killer: He 'did not mean to stab him so many times'

Matthew Patrick Donaghy, 22, was convicted in July of second-degree manslaughter in the 2015 stabbing death of his boyfriend. Donaghy told the parole board he'd acted in self defense. After just a few minutes of deliberation, the board decided to keep him in jail.
meads@herald-leader.com
Convicted killer: He 'did not mean to stab him so many times' 3:41

Convicted killer: He 'did not mean to stab him so many times'

Surveillance video of lottery ticket thief 0:18

Surveillance video of lottery ticket thief

Video captures alleged shoplifters as Kohl's employees threatened 0:45

Video captures alleged shoplifters as Kohl's employees threatened

Lexington police discuss Kenton Street shooting that killed 2-year-old 2:08

Lexington police discuss Kenton Street shooting that killed 2-year-old