5/29 Weekly Media Release

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Weekly Media Release:  June 1 – June 5, 2015

Attention:  Assignment Editor
Prepared By: David A. Erhart, Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney
Director of Communications:  Jeff Cooke
Office:                 (502) 595-2340 Ext. 3027
Cell / Text:        (502) 262-5809
E-mail:               jcooke@louisvilleprosecutor.com

NOTE:  These represent only a few of the many cases which the Office of Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney is handling.  If you have any comments, or need further information concerning these or any other matters please do not hesitate to call.  An indictment is only an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent until or unless found guilty.  The enclosed court actions are subject to change.

According to the Rules of Criminal Procedure (RCr 3.02, 3.05, and 8.01), the arraignment of individuals whose case has been submitted directly to the grand jury shall take place within a reasonable time after the return of an indictment.  If you are interested in a case that has been submitted directly to the grand jury, then please contact the court division in which it has been assigned to obtain the time and date of the arraignment.


Trey Anderson, Michael Dunn Jr., Duwan Mason, William McLemore, and Demarkus Tramber, 15CR1328 (Murder, Assault in the First Degree, Criminal Attempt Murder [10 counts], Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree [9 counts])

  • Anderson (DOB 2/5/94), Dunn (DOB 10/6/89), Mason (DOB 10/13/86), McLemore (DOB 7/24/95), and Tramber (DOB 11/16/94) are charged with Murder for shooting and killing 16 month old Ne’Rhiah Miller on August 27, 2014. They are also charged with Assault for shooting Ne’Rhiah’s mother and attempting to kill, and endangering the lives of other individuals. This offense occurred on South 37th Street at approximately 6:00 p.m. A bond hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. in Division Seven of the Jefferson Circuit Court. A status conference concerning Messrs. McLemore and Tramber is scheduled for that same date following the bond hearing in Division Ten of the Jefferson Circuit Court. Ms. Ryane Conroy and Ms. Adrienne Henderson are the prosecutors.

Jurmaine Henderson, 15CR0936 (Murder, Failure to Stop and Render Aid/Assistance, Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree [3 counts], Operating a Motor Vehicle Without an Operator’s License, Failure to Produce Insurance Card, Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Intoxicants- First offense [Aggravated Circumstances], Improper Turn, and Failure to Secure Child in Child Restraint Device [2 counts])

  • Mr. Henderson (DOB 7/3/79) is charged in connection with the March 21, 2015, collision in the 3900 block of 7th Street Road that resulted in the death of James Walker, III and risk of death or serious physical to three other people, including two children.  A Pretrial Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, June 2, at 9:00 a.m. in Division Ten of the Jefferson Circuit Court.  Ms. Jennifer Murzyn is the prosecutor.

Percy A. Phillips, 09CR3016. (Murder and Robbery in the First Degree)

  • Phillips (DOB 8/1/64) is charged in connection with the murder of Brenda Whitfield on September 28, 1993.  A suppression hearing is scheduled for Thursday, June 4, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in Division One of the Jefferson Circuit Court. Ms. Shelly Alvey and Ms. Cortney Hardin are the prosecutors.


Luis Marcano-Tanon, 13CR3409 (Robbery in the First Degree [three counts])

  • Marcano-Tanon (DOB 8/15/77) was convicted this afternoon for a business robbery that occurred at the McAlister’s Deli located at 4675 Outer Loop on December 13, 2013. Mr. Marcano-Tanon was convicted of three counts of Robbery in the First Degree. The penalty phase of the trial is set to occur on Monday, June 1, 2015, at 12:30 p.m. in Division Six of the Jefferson Circuit Court. Mr. Alex Gaddis and Ms. Erin McKeznie are the prosecutors.