, Corbin, KY

Local News

June 3, 2014

Police Roundup - June 3, 2014

CORBIN — Times-Tribune Staff Report

Chase ends with man striking deputy

A man is facing numerous charges after leading deputies on a foot chase and then fighting with one deputy, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Deputy Andrew Lawson arrested David Brannon, 26, of London, on Saturday around 11 p.m.

Lawson responded to a prowler complaint where he found Brannon intoxicated and stumbling in a yard.

As Lawson attempted to investigate, Brannon fled on foot across a yard and over a fence. Brannon then fought with Lawson, striking him in the eye and causing injury.

Brannon was eventually handcuffed but continued to threaten Lawson.

Brannon was charged with second-degree assault (police officer victim), resisting arrest, first-degree fleeing or evading police on foot, third-degree terroristic threatening, second-degree disorderly conduct, menacing and public intoxication of controlled substances.

Assisting deputies included Mikey Ashurst, Tyler Morris and Daniel Grigsby.

Ashurst charged Brannon with three outstanding bench warrants from Woodford County, Whitley County and Laurel County.

Brannon was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Man on ATV arrested for intoxication

A man drove an ATV down Cassidy Road while cursing and making obscene gestures towards an elderly woman Sunday night, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Deputy Larry Parrott arrested Leonard Swanson Jr., 46, of London about nine miles south of London.

Parrott spotted Swanson on his ATV but was unable to catch up with him.  However, Parrott went to Swanson’s residence where he located and arrested him.

Swanson was charged with operating a non-motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants, driving on a DUI suspended license, second offense, second-degree fleeing or evading police, operating an ATV on a roadway and numerous other traffic offenses.

After being arrested Swanson began acting disorderly and cursed Parrott.  Swanson was then charged with second-degree disorderly conduct.

Swanson was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Text Only
Local News
  • 0731 Brad Connell & Amanda Matthews at Sanders Park FOR WEB.jpg Made to honor

    While lunch hour traffic on Main Street headed north Wednesday, Amanda Matthews and Brad Connell were putting the final touches on their latest work of art.
    Inside Sanders Park — a place where visitors and local residents alike can stop to rest, as well as to honor the Corbin man who brought Kentucky Fried Chicken to the world — five large plaques had just been installed.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Man wanted for stealing vehicle

    A Williamsburg man considered “possibly armed and dangerous” continues to be sought by officers with the Williamsburg Police Department.

    July 31, 2014

  • 0731 New home of Corbin Educational Center (former St. Camillus Academy) FOR WEB.jpg New life for a storied campus

    A new chapter in the Corbin Educational Center’s history has begun.
    It involves moving to a new location that’s had quite a few chapters of its own for more than 100 years.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Robbery suspect turns himself in

    A man wanted for a Laurel County robbery turned himself in at the Mount Vernon Police Department Wednesday, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

    July 31, 2014

  • POLICE ROUNDUP: Child wandering in traffic nearly struck by two cars

    Two men are facing charges after a child was left alone and wandered into traffic where she was nearly struck by two vehicles, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

    July 31, 2014

  • Indiana fugitive captured in Flat Lick

    An Indiana fugitive was arrested in Flat Lick Sunday and now deputies are searching for the woman that was with him.

    July 31, 2014

  • TODAY'S HEADLINES β€” July 31, 2014

    Five bronze ‘legacy plaques’ installed at Sanders Park

    Man wanted for stealing vehicle

    Robbery suspect turns himself in

    Corbin Educational Center moves to St. Camillus Academy

    July 31, 2014

  • 18 arrested in drug roundup

    An 11-month long investigation into illegal drug activity resulted in 18 arrests Tuesday, according to Kentucky State Police Trooper Lloyd Cochran.

    July 30, 2014

  • Suspect wanted for assault

    Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies continue their search for a suspect wanted for first-degree assault after he allegedly intentionally struck a woman with his vehicle while she was walking Tuesday — and then simply drove away.

    July 30, 2014

  • Laurel service station robbed

    A Laurel County service station was robbed Tuesday and a station employee is the suspected robber, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

    July 30, 2014

Front page
Featured Ads
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter