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
August 19, 2014
Livermore, Kentucky, Felon Sentenced To 12 Months In Prison For Distribution Of Anabolic Steroids And Possession Of A Firearm
Owner Of Bankrupt Young Oil Company Sentenced To 33 Months For Securities Fraud, Mail Fraud, Failure To File Income Tax Returns, And Illegal Possession Of A Firearm
August 15, 2014
Crittenden County, Kentucky, Felon Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Possession And Distribution Of Methamphetamine
August 13, 2014
Jackson, Mississippi, Man Convicted Of The Attempted Online Extortion Of The University Of Louisville Athletic Association
Bowling Green, Kentucky, Man Sentenced To 10 Months In Prison For Growing Marijuana In Mammoth Cave National Park And Warren County
August 12, 2014