Welcome to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Kentucky.
U.S. Attorney David J. Hale is the chief federal law enforcement official in the Western District of Kentucky. Based in Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city, the District encompasses 53 counties, two military installations, and over half of the Bluegrass State’s 4.3 million people. The office also has locations in Bowling Green, Owensboro and Paducah.
The United States Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecuting federal crimes in the District including offenses such as terrorism, child exploitation, violent crime, financial fraud, health care fraud, narcotics, human trafficking and public corruption. The office also defends the United States in civil law suits and seeks to recover assets from fraud committed against the United States. The Office works with federal, state, and local law enforcement to protect and serve the District.
This site offers information about who we are, the work we do on behalf of the citizens of the Western District of Kentucky, and how we are organized to complete that work. It is an honor for us to work on behalf of the people of this District. Our goal is to do justice in each and every case we handle.
U.S. Attorney David J. Hale, with Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad, ATF Special Agent in Charge Stuart Lowrey, Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tom Wine – “Project Recoil” announcement, July 3, 2013, Louisville, Kentucky
July 31, 2014
Elgin Mining Company Pays $3,221,292 To Settle Alleged Violations Of The Clean Water Act At Former Mining Sites In Western Kentucky
July 25, 2014
Former Ft. Knox Resident Pleads Guilty To Assaulting And Causing Substantial Bodily Injury To One Minor Child
July 24, 2014
Allen County, Kentucky, Residents Sentenced For Roles In Stealing Then Selling Hydrocodone Pills From A Scottsville, Kentucky, Pharmacy
July 22, 2014
July 17, 2014
Louisville Daycare Owner/Operator Charged With Fraud In Seeking Child Care Payments From Kentucky Agency
July 15, 2014
July 10, 2014
Former Chairman Of Louisville Episcopal Church Education Foundation And His Spouse Plead Guilty To Embezzling More Than $1.1 Million From The Charity
July 9, 2014