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
October 21, 2014
October 20, 2014
Todd County, Kentucky, Man Guilty Of Coercing Minors To Engage In Sexually Explicit Conduct And Receiving Child Pornography
October 15, 2014
Louisville Felon Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Bank Fraud And Illegal Possession Of A Firearm
October 8, 2014
Lafayette, Tennessee, Man Sentenced To 240 Months In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Two Bank Robberies In Kentucky And Carjacking
October 6, 2014
Former President Of Central Kentucky Glass Company Sentenced To 27 Months In Prison For Fraud Involving Installation Of Glass And Windows At Ft. Knox High School
October 1, 2014
September 30, 2014
September 29, 2014