Fugitive arrested at motel near Corbin
Laurel and Whitley county sheriff’s officers on Friday located Gregory Monroe, 50, of Pine Knot, at a motel near Corbin.
The Whitley County Sheriff’s office got information that the fugitive was near the motel located near the Laurel County line.
They charged Monroe with being a fugitive from Clermont County, Ohio, for non-support of six dependents.
He was taken to the Laurel County Corrections Center and will be extradited to Ohio.
Police: Drunken teen nearly strikes two officers
While directing traffic on KY 192, east of London during the Red, White & Boom celebration Saturday night London Police officers arrested three people.
The 17-year-old driver approached the officers and refused to stop for their signals. The car stopped before nearly striking two officers.
The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and for having a fraudulent driver’s license.
The driver told the officers that he used his fraudulent license to get vodka at the Manchester Liquor Mart.
Passenger Kellie R. Smith, the driver’s mother became belligerent with officers and refused to cooperate with them.
She and a second passenger, Marc Miller, were also arrested, the police office reported.
Woman wanted in Florida arrested
On Saturday at about 9 p.m., Kentucky State Police Vehicle Enforcement Officer Jerry Jones was investigating at a home on Earl Howard Road in Laurel County regarding a vehicle that had evaded police earlier that day.
During the investigation, Jones located an unrelated woman, 38-year-old Marita Hutchinson of St. Petersburg, Fla., who was wanted for dealing in stolen property by Pinellas County, Fla.
She was arrested and taken to the Laurel County Corrections Center.
Keavy man arrested
Laurel County Detective Jason Back arrested Carl Henderson, 27, of Keavy.
He was charged with a Laurel County bench warrant for flagrant non support of more than $9,800.
He was arrested about 12 miles south of London and taken to the Laurel County Corrections Center.
Man indicted for sexual abuse
A London man has been indicted for an alleged eight years of sexual abuse of a child under 12 years old.
Police Roundup - Jan. 29, 2013
According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, the department has stepped up its enforcement along U.S. 25 between Corbin and London.
Police Roundup - Jan. 7, 2013
A London man was arrested Saturday after deputies found him in a hotel room with a juvenile, drug paraphernalia and painkillers, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.
Police Roundup - December 7, 2012
A London man was arrested Wednesday for driving under the influence after he pulled his truck into a private drive and passed out with the engine running, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.
Woman pleads guilty in baby trade
A woman charged with trading her newborn baby for a used pickup truck pleaded guilty in Laurel County Circuit Court Tuesday, according to a court official.
Police Roundup - December 5, 2012
Two London women were arrested Tuesday after it was learned they used their positions at a local dentist’s office to obtain prescriptions illegally, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.
Corbin man jailed for robbery
An early morning robbery landed a Corbin man in jail on multiple charges Saturday.
Five face federal drug charges
Five people face federal charges after an ongoing federal investigation into oxycodone distribution in this area.
Man indicted for murder of girlfriend
A man charged in the murder of his 25-year-old girlfriend has been indicted by a Laurel County Circuit Court Grand Jury, court documents indicate.
Police Roundup - Nov. 20, 2012
Johnny D. Brown, 39, of Laurel County faces charges of burglary, fleeing and evading, theft of a firearm, theft under $500 and criminal mischief.
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