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Lexington’s Most Wanted: September 19, 2017

Lexington’s Most Wanted is a service of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and the Lexington Herald-Leader. (Like the sheriff’s office on Facebook.) Each week, a new photo lineup features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.

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5-year-old boy’s accused killer granted delay in court hearing

A judge on Monday delayed a hearing for a man accused of killing a 5-year-old Jackson County boy. Lonnie Belt, 41, is charged with beating the boy’s mother, Jessica Spoonamore Durham, and pushing her off an 80-foot cliff on Sept. 8, then bludgeoning James Spoonamore to death by hitting him in the head with a metal object.

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Shoplifter repeatedly hitting Fayette Mall, Hamburg stores

Police are asking for your help to find a habitual shoplifter. If you have information about this crime, don’t try to take action on your own. Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020 or Bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

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UK fan critically injured in S.C. shooting

Jimmy Brannon and Denise Massey of Central Kentucky were enjoying a trip to Columbia, S.C., to see the University of Kentucky football game when shots rang out early Saturday morning at a supper club that left her critically injured. The Columbia Police Department said on its Twitter page that four men and four women were wounded in the shootings in the city’s Vista entertainment district. Police said the victims’ conditions ranged from stable to critical.

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Former judge accused of rape, human trafficking indicted on more Kentucky charges

Criminal charges continue to pile up for a former judge accused of rape and human trafficking in Northern Kentucky. Former Campbell County District Judge Timothy Nolan was indicted by a Campbell County grand jury Thursday on eight additional felony charges, including two counts of human trafficking, one count of attempted human trafficking with a minor, one count of third-degree sodomy, one count of rape of a female over 12, two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor under 16 controlled substance and one count of unlawful transaction with a minor under 18 controlled substance.

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Lexington’s Most Wanted: September 12, 2017

Lexington’s Most Wanted is a service of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and the Lexington Herald-Leader. (Like the sheriff’s office on Facebook.) Each week, a new photo lineup features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.

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