Judge Requests More Information in Croatian Woman’s Extradition Trial

by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio A federal judge in Lexington is considering whether a Croatian woman who fought in the Yugoslav Wars should be extradited to Bosnia. Fifty-two-year-old Azra Basic walked into U.S. District Court Monday in a teal green inmate uniform, more than seven months after she was arrested in connection with war […]

Australian Man Waives Process for Extradition Hearing

The Australian man accused of strapping a fake bomb around the neck of an 18 year-old woman is waiving the extradition process in hopes of getting back to his home country sooner. Paul Douglas Peters entered the courtroom in leg shackles and a thick black-and-white striped Oldham County jail jumpsuit. Kentucky District Court Judge Dave […]

Woman Charged With Bosnian War Crimes Faces Ky. Hearing

A Croatian woman who had been living in Kentucky and is fighting efforts to be sent to Bosnia to face war crimes will have an extradition hearing November 7. Fifty-two year old Azra Basic appeared before a federal magistrate Monday in Lexington, where she’s been held since her arrest in March. Basic is accused of […]

Australian Suspect in Bombing Hoax Caught in Louisville Suburb

A 50-year-old Australian man was arrested yesterday in a Louisville suburb. Paul “Douglas” Peters has been accused by the Australian government of breaking and entering a home near Sydney, Australia and hanging a fake bomb around the neck of a young woman on Aug. 3. Yesterday, an FBI SWAT team raided Peter’s ex-wife’s home in […]