The Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney endeavors to keep the public informed about important cases that are currently proceeding through the criminal justice system. To that end, on a weekly basis a media release is issued by this office regarding upcoming cases of interest. The choice to release information about a case is based on the interest of community or the local media for information in a particular case.
If you would like to receive the Media Releases, or any of our other types of releases, please make your selection on our e-mail subscription form, or subscribe via RSS. Older releases can be found on the Archive page.
- Media Release: Man Indicted in Crash Causing the Death of Madelynn Troutt
- Media Release: Governor Signs Bill Closing Loophole Involving Incompetent Defendants Deemed Dangerous
- Media Release Statement
- Media Release: LMPD Detective Indicted for Perjury
- Media Release: Criminal Trials Continue Despite COVID Pandemic
NOTE: These represent only a few of the many cases which the Jefferson County Office of the 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 as reasonably soon as possible. If you are interested in a case that has been submitted directly to the grand jury, you must contact the court division in which it has been assigned to obtain the time and date of the arraignment.