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Corbin man turns himself in
A Corbin man who led police on a chase turned himself in on Friday.
Andrew Hall, 29, of Corbin was wanted for fleeing and evading police, as well as other charges. According to Maj. Rob Jones of the Corbin Police Department, the fleeing incident occurred around 4 p.m. on July 24 when Det. Rusty Hedrick attempted to stop a late-model Toyota truck for various traffic offenses on Beatty Avenue.
After evading police for several days, Hall turned himself into Knox County authorities just before noon on Friday, according to a police press release.
Crash leads to drug trafficking charges
A single vehicle crash led to drug trafficking charges for a London man.
Early Saturday, State Police Officer Mike Hamblin responded to a single vehicle accident on Parker Road. Hamblin found Robert J. Kemp, 40, of London, about 200 yards from a crashed Dodge Caravan, according to a KSP press release. Hamblin quickly determined Kemp was the operator and was extremely impaired and under the influence of drugs, the police report said. Over 8 grams of crystal methamphetamine along with plastic baggies were found. Kemp was arrested and charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, 2nd offense and DUI. He was and transported to the Laurel Co Detention Center. Hamblin continues the investigation.
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