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
November 21, 2014
Former Bookkeeper At Saint Gabriel The Archangel Church And School Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Funds
Warren County, Kentucky, Woman Convicted Of Setting Fire To The Horse Cave, Kentucky Dollar General Store
November 14, 2014
November 6, 2014
Jackson, Mississippi, Man Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For The Attempted Online Extortion Of The University Of Louisville Athletic Association
Louisville Felon Sentenced To 162 Months In Prison For Robbing Multiple Jefferson County Restaurants And Brandishing A Firearm
October 31, 2014
October 28, 2014
Fraudulent Investment Advisor Sentenced To 36 Months In Prison And Ordered To Pay Victims $886,925.62 In Restitution
October 21, 2014
October 20, 2014