Category Archives: Media Releases

Media Release: Commonwealth v. Kenneth Walker

OFFICE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
30th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
THOMAS B. WINE, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY

Media Release: May 22, 2020

Attention: Assignment Editor
Director of Communications: Jeff Cooke
Office: (502) 595-2300 Ext. 3027

The full video of today’s press conference is available on WLKY: Commonwealth’s attorney recommends dismissing Kenneth Walker case for now.

https://www.wlky.com/article/commonwealths-attorney-recommends-dismissing-kenneth-walker-case-for-now-breona/32645058

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Request for Special Prosecutor

OFFICE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
30th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
THOMAS B. WINE, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY

Media Release: May 13, 2020

Attention: First Assistant
Commonwealth’s Attorney: Erwin Roberts
Office: (502) 595-2300

Today our office requested that the Kentucky Attorney General appoint a special prosecutor to review the results of the investigation being conducted by the Public Integrity Unit of the Louisville Metro Police Department into the death of Breonna Taylor.

A PDF copy of the letter making the request is attached.

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Supreme Court Orders, April 14

Two new orders yesterday from the Supreme Court of Kentucky. Please visit the Kentucky Court of Justice’s COVID-19 and the Courts page for the latest updates.

2020-22
AMENDED ORDER
IN RE: KENTUCKY COURT OF JUSTICE RESPONSE TO COVID-19 EMERGENCY
(Link to kycourts.gov PDF)

2020-25
ORDER
IN RE: KENTUCKY COURT OF JUSTICE EMERGENCY RELEASE SCHEDULE FOR PRETRIAL DEFENDANTS AND EMERGENCY PRETRIAL DRUG TESTING STANDARDS IN RESPONSE TO
COVID-19 EMERGENCY
(Link to kycourts.gov PDF)