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November 12, 2013

Police Roundup - Nov. 12, 2013

CORBIN — Times-Tribune Staff Report

Man arrested on eight warrants

A Corbin man was arrested Friday at approximately 10:20 p.m. on eight outstanding warrants from Laurel, Whitley, Knox, and Bell counties, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Issac S. Grubbs, 29, was charged with the following outstanding warrants:

Laurel County — Failure to appear on DUI; failure to appear on operating on suspended or revoked license.

Whitley County — Failure to appear in Circuit Court on theft of firearm and burglary charges.

Bell County — Two counts of operating a motor vehicle under the influence; operating on a suspended or revoked license; speeding; second-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense; operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license; no insurance

Knox County — Non-support; failure to appear in court on prescription controlled substance not in proper container

Grubbs was arrested by Senior Sgt. Greg Poynter, along with deputies Robbie Grimes and Daniel Grigsby, and was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Woman arrested for public intoxication

An East Bernstadt woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon for public intoxication, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Jautanna McQueen, 48, was arrested at about 4:40 p.m. by Senior Sgt. Greg Poynter following a complaint on Farris Jones Road. In addition to being intoxicated, Root said she also had two meth pipes containing residue and Xanax in a pill bottle with the label scratched off. McQueen admitted that the pills had not been prescribed to her.

McQueen was charged with public intoxication-controlled substances, prescription controlled substances not in proper container, first offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

McQueen was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Woman arrested for theft

A London woman was arrested and two men fled the scene Wednesday around 9:30 p.m. while attempting to steal scrap metal from Pig Brown’s Salvage Yard on McWhorter Road, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Victoria Farris, 19, picked up two accomplices in her 2002 Hyundai Elantra-Prentice Buckles, 29, of East Bernstadt, and Shane Wombles, 23, of London. While Farris waited in her vehicle, the two men entered the fenced lot to steal scrap metal.

When officers arrived, Buckles and Wombles fled on foot and were not found. Officers found a pile of aluminum and other metals stacked close to the vehicle, ready to be loaded into the car. After an investigation, the identities of Buckles and Wombles were confirmed, and warrants will be obtained for their arrests.

Farris was arrested at the scene by deputies Larry Parrott and Robbie Grimes, along with Constable Eldon Brown. She was charged with first-degree criminal trespass and theft by unlawful taking over $500. She was jailed at the Laurel County Correctional Facility.

Buckles and Wombles will be charged with criminal trespass and theft by unlawful taking over $500.

The London City Police were also at the scene.

Two arrested for shoplifting at Walmart

Two Pine Knot women were arrested at  the Corbin Walmart Wednesday at about 3:15 p.m. after being detained by the store’s Loss Prevention Team, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Janet Waters, 40, and Sarah Kidd, 43, had been caught stealing items from the Walmart, with Waters allegedly taking items from their original packaging and placing them in her purse. They were arrested by deputies Larry Parrott and Robbie Grimes.

The women were charged with theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting), and both were jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Man arrested for trespassing

A Lily man was arrested for trespassing and alcohol intoxication Tuesday at about 4:40 p.m. on Wise Owl Road, according to  Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Travis Kelly, 32, had wandered onto a property although he had been told earlier by deputies not to return to it. Deputies arrived and determined that Kelly had not heeded their warnings and was intoxicated. Root said Kelly was creating a disturbance with the property owner and her family. Kelly cursed and struggled with deputies before finally being arrested by deputies Robbie Grimes and Larry Parrott.

Kelly was charged with alcohol intoxication, second-degree criminal trespassing, third-degree terroristic threatening, second-degree disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Kelly was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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