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May 30, 2012

Police Roundup - May 30, 2012


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Staff Report

Interstate 75 crash Tuesday leaves two people trapped

Two Indiana residents were trapped in their vehicle after a crash Tuesday on Interstate 75, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

The crash happened after 11 a.m. in the northbound lanes about seven miles north of London when Tonya Francis, 50, of Kokomo, Ind., lost control of the red convertible Mitsubishi Spyder she was driving. The car traveled over a guardrail, struck a rock wall and overturned on its top between the guardrail and the rock wall.

Tonya Francis and her husband, Roger Francis, 50, were extricated from the car by the London-Laurel County Rescue Squad.

Tonya Francis was taken by Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County to Saint Joseph-London for treatment. Roger Francis may have suffered an injury but refused treatment.

Deputy Bo Harris investigated the crash. Assisting at the scene were Chief Deputy Eddy Sizemore, Sgt. Josh Gaylor and Deputy James Sizemore as well as EMS and the Laurel County Fire Department.

Rockholds man arrested

A Rockholds man wanted on a federal prisoner warrant was arrested Friday, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Matthew Shane Tye, 26, was arrested by Detective Jason Back, who worked with the London Office of the U.S. Marshal Service.

Tye was jailed in the Laurel County Corrections Center.

London man arrested

A London man charged on a Whitley County indictment bench warrant for manufacturing methamphetamine was arrested Friday, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Detective Jason Back, working in conjunction with the London Office of the U.S. Marshal Service, arrested Daniel Ledington, 27, on American Greeting Card Road.

He was jailed in the Laurel County Corrections Center.