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District Court

Week of July 23

Mary Jane Phelps, judge


No operator’s/moped license – Edin H. Alvarez, $243; Olivares Arguello-Hernandez, combined with speeding, $289.

Instructional permit violations – Danya C. Cedillo, combined with failure to use child restraint device in vehicle, $323.

Failure of owner to maintain required insurance – Jeremy Decker, combined with operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, $743; Jacob Hughes, $243.

No/expired registration plates – Kendrick W. Harvey, $163; Heather M. Smith, $163.

Failure to surrender operator’s license – April M. Helm, $193.

Speeding – Yohan Hong, combined with reckless driving, $248; Gary E. Hudson, combined with operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, $363; Michael N. Hudson, $168 plus state traffic school; Taylor N. Richardson, state traffic school; Dylan C. Stratton, combined with careless driving, $198; Roberto G. Vargas, combined with operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, $369; Gerald I. Wright, $243; Bryson J. Yeast, $143 plus state traffic school; Mark L. Hughes, combined with DUI and possession of open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, four days with one day credit.

No operator’s license – Hector Molina, $243.

Reckless driving – John W. Morgan, $163 plus state traffic school.

DUI – Tad E. Murray, $743 plus four days home incarceration; Billy J. Shepard, $743. Failure to or improper signal – Darrell Kanatzer, $163.


Possession of marijuana – Johnny K. Smith, 466 Bold Court, combined with disregarding stop sign, $335.50; Bennett P. Murphy, Lexington, $260.50.

Theft by deception, includes cold checks – David A. Stanfield, Lawrenceburg, two counts, $235.50 plus 38 days, serve eight with credit.

Alcohol intoxication in a public place – Matthew H. Franklin, Lexington, $200.50.

Possession of drug paraphernalia – Benjamin S. Murphy, 132 North Locust Street, $210.50.

Theft by unlawful taking or shoplifting – Kathy S. Kincaid, 357 Domino Court, combined with third-degree possession of a controlled substance, $160.50 plus 97 days, serve seven with credit and balance probated for two years.

Police Reports

Versailles police responded to one vehicle accident involving a fatality, 12 non-injury accidents, two domestic-related complaints and made three arrests.

On July 18 at 7:24 p.m., Chelsey T. Todd, 18, of 1960 Shoreacres Road, was driving a Dodge Caliber on Clifton Road. She told police she came to a stop at the intersection of Clifton Road and Watts Ferry Road while waiting to turn left, and that when she turned onto Watts Ferry Road, she saw a motorcycle approaching. Evidence showed that Brian S. Brown, 33, of Franklin County, attempted to avoid a collision by braking and turning his Big Dog Ridgeback, but was struck by Todd’s vehicle and ejected. The Woodford County Coroner’s office pronounced Brown dead. Police say Todd failed to yield.

On July 28, a vehicle was reported leaving the scene of an accident on Grassy Springs Road.

On July 27, police made an arrest at Kroger for shoplifting $67.55 worth of merchandise.

On July 27, a front tire worth $150 was reported vandalized in a Dan Drive lot.

On July 27, $4,541.75 worth of merchandise was reported stolen from Petco Animal Supplies on Kroger Way.

On July 28, seven $100 bills were reported stolen from a home on Tecumseh Trail.

On July 27, police made an arrest on Lexington Road for DUI and possession of marijuana.

On July 24, identity theft via computer was reported at a Court Street government building.

On July 26, a PlayStation 4 was reported stolen from a home on Simmons Street.

On July 10, a leaf blower and chainsaw worth a total of $300 were reported stolen from the backyard of a home on Mildred Street.

On July 19, a LG smart TV worth $700 was reported stolen from a home on Merewood Drive.

On July 18, third-degree criminal trespassing was reported at a home on Buck Run Road.

On July 18, $215 in U.S. and $100 in Australian currency were reported stolen from a farm on Old Frankfort Pike.

Fire Reports


Versailles firefighters were out on runs Tuesday and unable to provide a list of reports from last week.


Firefighters made three EMS assists during the past week.

On July 25, they responded to a false alarm on McCracken Pike, checked a controlled burn on West Eagle Road, a vehicle fire on U.S. 60 East and a vehicle accident on East Leestown Road.

On July 26, they responded to a false alarm on Pinckard Pike.

On July 27, they responded to a possible vehicle fire on I-64 West, a controlled burn on Bluegrass Road and a vehicle accident on West Leestown Road in which they used the jaws of life.

On July 28, they responded to an accident at a rest stop on I-64.

On July 29, they responded to vehicle accidents on Old Frankfort Pike and Troy Pike.

On July 30, they checked a controlled burn off I-64, investigated an unfounded report of a helicopter crash on Gastineau Lane and responded to a vehicle accident on Pinckard Pike.

Animal Control

Woodford County Animal Control (879-0598) is holding the following stray cat: a domestic short-haired, brown tortoise-shell female adult.

Animal Control holds stray pets for five days. A list of impounded animals may be found on the front door of the animal control building at 210 Beasley Road.

Public Records


Petition for the dissolution of marriage – Renee C. Hunter vs. George Johnides III.


Anthony J. Guagliardo and Rene E. Guagliardo to Alicia G. Guagliardo, 7311 McCowans Ferry Road, other consideration.

Kathryn Lane Barber and Peter Barber to Bluegrass Investment Properties, LLC (Ronald Clark Shepherd, member), 136 Gormley Drive, $27,500.

Michelle H. Lee to Zhengyan Huang and Brent Dranchak, 206 Dundee Court, $305,000.

Jonathan Rabinowitz and Kathleen Kelly Rabinowitz to Lyen Crews II and Pamela J. Hicks, 1201 Lakeview Court, $495,000.

Ball Homes, LLC to Gleneagles of Versailles Homeowners Association, Inc., two detention areas in Gleneagles, other consideration.

Judith W. Combs to David Ledbetter and Geannene Ledbetter, 800 Flint Ridge Road, $303,000.

Patricia Hill Thomas, David B. Thomas, Thomas E. Hill, Gloria L. Hill, Janet Hill Jewell, Tony Ray Jewell, Scott Lyverse, Sarah G. Lyverse and

Jeremy Lyverse to Brian Keith Barker and Stacy Lea Kirn-Barker, 2274 Leestown Road, $190,000.

Portia Lois Szatkowski to Portia Lois Szatkowski, as trustee of the Portia Lois Szatkowski Revocable Living Trust, 515 Nottingham Drive, other consideration.

Centrust Capital Homes, LLC to Gertrude K. Barry, as trustee of the Barry Trust, 166B Rumsey Circle, $361,435.

Robert C. Stilz Jr., as master commissioner of the Woodford Circuit Court, to Commonwealth Credit Union, Inc., 239 Montgomery Avenue, $115,000.

William E. Taylor to Joseph David O’Daniel, 366 McDonald Drive, $142,000.

Richard T. Moore and Shelby A. Moore to Richard T. Moore, 825 Eagle Crest Drive, quitclaim deed.

William B. Butcher to William B. Butcher, as sole trustee of the William B. Butcher Living Trust, 273 Gleneagles Way, $10 and other consideration.

William B. Butcher to William B. Butcher, as sole trustee of the William B. Butcher Living Trust, 26.8 acres on Germany Road, $10 and other consideration.

Robert S. Willis to Brown-Forman Corporation, 8100 McCracken Pike, $175,000. Wiglesworth, Inc. (James M. Wiglesworth III, vice president, and Judith W. Phillips, secretary/treasurer) to Ricky Charles Reynolds and

Brandy Jo Reynolds, 255 Old Clifton Road, $49,000.

John V. Ryan and Sharon J. Ryan to William Taylor, 503 Nottingham Drive, $223,500.

Zachary J. Voog and Leah R. Voog to David James Hogan and Jaimie Hogan, 516 Tincher Drive, $262,500.

John G. Coon and Melissa J. Coon to Christopher D. Cottrill and Gretchen E. Cottrill, 315 Ashby Court, $265,000.

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