Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Local News

October 11, 2012

Former officer sentenced in sex abuse case

TOMPKINSVILLE — The victim in a sex abuse case spoke in front of a Monroe County court and her convicted abuser Thursday.

Witnesses were discussed in another sex abuse case and evidence in a murder case there was also brought before the county’s circuit court.

Senior Judge Steve Hurt, filling in until a replacement can be found for the late Eddie Lovelace, said he was glad to be back, but that it was “not good to be sitting here in Judge Lovelace’s seat.”

Darrell Ford faced final sentencing after a jury recommended a 10-year sentence in July for the former Tompkinsville dispatcher who had also been a Tompkinsville police officer.

Ford, 59, of Tompkinsville, stood trial in July on charges of first-degree sodomy compulsion/ incapable of consent or under the age of 18, a Class B felony; first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 12, a Class C felony; and another felony sex-related charge.

He was found not guilty of first-degree sodomy but guilty of first-degree sexual abuse and another felony sex-related charge, according to a previous Daily Times article.

 

For the full story, read the Oct. 12 print or e-Edition of the Glasgow Daily Times.

1
Text Only
Local News
AP Video
Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp
Facebook
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Seasonal Content
Video