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Hodge pleads guilty
“Guilty.” That word was uttered 21 times by former Whitley County sheriff Lawrence Hodge during a hearing Thursday in which Hodge was slated to enter a plea.
Hodge court appearance postponed
Former Whitley County Sheriff Lawrence “Larry” Hodge, now jailed in Elkton Federal Prison in Ohio convicted on federal charges, was slated for his first court appearance Monday to face several state charges.
Hodge to appear in court
Arrangements to transport former Whitley County Sheriff Lawrence “Larry” Hodge back to Whitley County to face several charges are not yet complete.
Fritts handed 15-year sentence
“You didn’t say ‘no.’” That’s what U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove told Doyle “Stan Boy” Fritts Thursday, who was found guilty in February of several charges related to a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone with his brothers.
Fritts sentenced to 15 years
Doyle "Stan Boy" Fritts, found guilty in February of several charges related to a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone with his brothers, received a 15-year sentence today from U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove.
Whitley Sheriff’s Office receives good audit
Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell received a good report from the Kentucky state auditor’s office Thursday.
2012 Whitley Sheriff's Audit.pdf
911 director not indicted in Lawrence Hodge case
A Whitley County Grand jury did not indict Whitley County 911 Director Chuck Davis on a charge related to missing money when Davis worked as a detective under former sheriff Lawrence Hodge.
Whitley Grand Jury hears evidence on 911 Director
The Whitley County Grand Jury heard evidence concerning 911 Director Chuck Davis during its meeting on Sept. 5, but continued the case to be investigated further, according to court documents.
Audit of former sheriff Hodge’s office released
An audit of former Whitley County sheriff Lawrence Hodge’s 2010 tax settlement account has been released by Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen.
Hodge pretrial conference postponed
A pre-trial conference set for Monday for former Whitley County Sheriff Lawrence Hodge has been postponed due to concerns of the Kentucky Bureau of Prisons, according to Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble.
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