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April 7, 2014

Police Roundup - April 7, 2014


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CORBIN — Times-Tribune Staff Report

Woman admits to injecting drug

A Corbin woman was arrested Friday after deputies found her passed out behind the wheel of a car that was stuck in a ditch, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Nancy Uhlig, 41, and her passenger, Becky Grubb, 34, were both arrested about 11:30 p.m. after Deputy Mikey Ashurst responded to a complaint about a Pontiac Grand Prix in a ditch on Level Green Road near its intersection with Auger Springs Road.

Uhlig said she had been drinking liquor at a friends house and was trying to get herself and Grubb home. Root said she was found to have a used syringe in her possession.

It was determined that Uhlig was under the influence so she was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia, and numerous traffic violations.

Grubb, who had left the car in an attempt to find someone to pull it out of the ditch, admitted she had injected a painkiller. She was charged with public intoxication – controlled substances.

Both Uhlig and Grubb were jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.



Lily woman arrested for false report



A Lily woman was arrested early Saturday morning after she falsely complained that her husband had rammed her vehicle with his pickup truck, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Rita Brown, 46, made the complaint about 5:45 a.m. and Deputy Shawn Boroviak responded to the Boggs Lane address. He noted Brown’s vehicle had no damage.

Brown was charged with falsely reporting an incident. She was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.



Lily man arrested, jailed for public intoxication



A Lily man was arrested early Saturday morning after a deputy determined he was drunk, according

to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Roger Brown, 56, was arrested and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place about 5:30 a.m. by Deputy Shawn Boroviak.

Boroviak made the arrest on Boggs Lane after investigating a complaint that Root said may have involved the vehicle in which Brown rode — a while Chevrolet Silverado pickup.

Root said Brown was a passenger in the vehicle and he was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Assisting was Kentucky State Police Sgt. Steve Walker.



Corbin man charged with fourth OWI



A Corbin man was arrested Saturday and charged with his fourth offense for driving while under the influence, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Patrick Gray, 22, was arrested by Deputy Mikey Ashurst about 5 a.m. along East Cumberland Gap Parkway after deputies saw a black Ford Taurus traveling at a high rate of speed – 76 mph in a 45 mph zone. Deputies turned on the vehicle and were able to stop it after about one and a half miles.

Prior to the stop, Root said the driver swerved off onto the shoulder of the parkway and almost struck a guardrail.

The driver, Gray, was determined to be under the influence. He said he had drank a beer before he went to bed and that he was on his way to work.

Gray was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, fourth offense, speeding, reckless driving, no operator’s license, no insurance, and other traffic violations. He was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.



Door knocking leads to woman’s arrest



A London woman was arrested Saturday after a complaint was made about an intoxicated woman who was knocking on people’s doors, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Miranda Overbey, 32, was arrested about 10:30 p.m. by Deputy Larry Parrott. Root said she admitted she had drank beer and taken prescription medication.

Overbey was arrested and charged with public intoxication – controlled substances.

A witness told deputies and Constable Tim May that Overbey had knocked on her door and, when there was no immediate answer, had walked into the home univited.

Overbey was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.