News and Tribune

Recent Local News

September 18, 2013

CURRENT EVENTS: River Ridge continues to lead the region in visits and return on investments

(Continued)

JEFFERSONVILLE — STATEMENT ON ACY

At the outset of the meeting Monday, Board President Mark Robinson made a statement relating to the arrest of River Ridge Executive Director Jerry Acy at an OWI checkpoint in Clarksville on Aug. 25.

According to a Clarksville Police Department report, Acy failed multiple field sobriety tests and tested at a 0.11 blood-alcohol content on a portable Breathalyzer test, which is above the legal limit of .08. At Clarksville’s Police Department, Acy tested at 0.10 blood-alcohol content, according to the police report.

“I’m here to assure each and every one of you, board and community alike, that Mr. Acy is personally accepting full responsibility,” Robinson said.

Robinson added that he provided Acy with several recommendations from the judges and lawyers assistance program, or JLAP. JLAP is a program that assists attorneys and judges with substance abuse issues. Robinson also is a practicing attorney.

“Mr. Acy is taking those recommendations on JLAP seriously,” Robinson said. “During the last three weeks, Mr. Acy is not only doing everything that is required, but even everything that is recommended, both personally and professionally. I plan to support him in anyway possible as he continues along this journey of growth and development and I have absolute confidence, Jerry, in your bright future here.”

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Recent Local News
LOCAL MAGAZINES
Easter 2014 photos


Click on any photo to purchase it.

SPECIAL CONTENT
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways
2013 Photos of the year


Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.