7/17 Weekly Media Release

From the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney. Please see our Media Releases page at louisvilleprosecutor.com/media-releases for more details and archives.

PDF download of this document

Seal of Kentucky

Weekly Media Release: July 17, 2017 – July 21, 2017

Attention: Assignment Editor
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.


John Przybylek – 16CR1459 (Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence [4th or Subsequent Offense], Operating a Motor Vehicle while License is Revoked or Suspended for DUI [Second Offense], Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree, Fleeing or Evading Police First Degree, Failure to Stop and Render Aid)

  • Mr. Przybylek (DOB 07/4/83) entered a guilty plea to the above charges on April 24, 2017 and was sentenced to five years.  The defendant had seven prior convictions for Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence at the time of this offense.   These charges arose from a collision that occurred on March 28, 2016 at the intersection of South Hurstbourne Parkway and Watterson Trail.   The defendant has filed a motion for shock probation, and a hearing is scheduled for July 21, 2017 at 9:45 a.m. in Division 5 of Jefferson Circuit Court.   Kristi Gray is the prosecutor.


Allen Lehmann and Verna Lehmann – 16CR1394 (Rape in the First Degree, Sodomy in the First Degree [Three Counts – A. Lehmann], Sexual Abuse in the First Degree [Nine Counts- A. Lehmann], Facilitation to Rape in the First Degree, Facilitation to Sodomy in the First Degree [Three Counts – V. Lehmann], Sexual Abuse in the First Degree [Three Counts, V. Lehmann])

  • Mr. Lehmann (DOB 06/08/38) is charged with raping, sodomizing, and sexually abusing three girls under the age of twelve. Ms. Lehmann (DOB 04/15/38) is charged for her involvement in those crimes. Trial is scheduled for Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in Division 1 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Courtney Straw is the prosecutor.

Terrence Holt – 16CR0275 (Trafficking in a Controlled Substance in the First Degree – Schedule I Heroin [Subsequent Offender], Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree)

  • Mr. Holt (DOB 09/10/91) is charged as a result of a stop conducted by police on December 9, 2015. The Defendant was observed participating in, what police believed to be, a drug transaction while parked in a known drug area. Defendant had two children in the back seat of the car at the time of the alleged offense. Trial is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Division 13 of Jefferson Circuit Court. Phil Bronson is the prosecutor.