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February 24, 2014

N.C man indicted for multi-county car chase

Laurel County grand jury hands down indictments



— Brian W. Fields, AKA Bryabn Fields, 33, of London, was named on a second indictment Friday in Laurel Circuit Court. The first count indicts him for receiving stolen property valued at more than $500 but less than $10,000 after he allegedly knowingly and unlawfully received and possessed two 120-gallon aluminum fuel tanks, a 70-gallon aluminum fuel tank, a 4x6 red utility trailer loaded with scrap metal, two aluminum fenders for a dual-axle trailer, a 14-foot aluminum V-bottom boats, cans stored in the boat, all of which had been reported stolen by a male victim Jan. 27-28. The second count indicts Fields for first-degree fleeing or evading the police after he allegedly knowingly and unlawfully failed to obey the signals of Laurel County Sheriff's Detective Joshua Scott to stop running Feb. 3. The third count indicts him for resisting arrest. The fourth count indicts Fields for third-degree criminal mischief after he allegedly knowingly and unlawfully damaged Scott's uniform, causing less than $500 in damage. The fifth count indicts Fields for being a first-degree persistent felony offender after several previous convictions. In November 2001 in Laurel Circuit Court, he was sentenced to four years probated for four years for third-degree burglary. That same day he was convicted of his first offense of first-degree possession of of a controlled substance, for which he was sentenced to one year probated for four years. In November 2003, he was convicted of first-degree promoting contraband In Laurel Circuit Court and received a one-year sentence. In December 2006 he was sentenced to four years in Champaign County, Ohio for illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacturing of drugs. In February 2008 in Laurel Circuit Court, he was convicted of a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and was sentenced to three years, and was convicted of his first offense of first-degree possession of a controlled substance and sentenced for three years. Fields was remanded from circuit court and jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center Friday. JailTracker records had no bail listed.

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