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Former Campbell Co. KY Judge charged with human trafficking

KY Attorney General's Special Prosecution Division handling case in court
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By Terry Sebastian & Crystal Staley
News from Attorney General Andy Beshear's Office

FRANKFORT, KY. (21 Apr 2017) - Attorney General Andy Beshear announced today that a former Campbell County District Judge has been charged with human trafficking, a Class B felony; first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, a Class C felony; and third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, a Class A misdemeanor.

Timothy Nolan, 70, of California, KY, was arraigned today in Boone District Court by Elizabeth Chandler, Special Campbell District Judge. An arrest warrant was sought for Nolan April 20 by Campbell County Police Department for the crimes that occurred in August 2016.

Judge Chandler placed Nolan on an ankle monitor with no contact with victims and family - in person, telephone or electronic means, and set a preliminary hearing for 2pmET, May 5 in Boone District court.

Beshear's Special Prosecution Division is handling the case. The division is responsible for assisting local prosecutors in complex or sensitive cases, as well as, handle cases in which local prosecutors recuse themselves.

A core mission of Beshear's is to bring justice to victims of rape, sexual assault and human trafficking.

This story was posted on 2017-04-22 03:22:08
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