Laurel County Police Recover Stolen Camper And Arrest London Man In The Case
Laurel County Sheriff John Root says Deputy Allen Turner recovered a trailer stolen from a business and made an arrest in the case. Police were called after a camper trailer was stolen from a London business and surveillance video showed a truck hauling the trailer off. The truck was found to belong to 42-year-old Michael Henson, of London, who was charged with theft. He was also charged on two Laurel District Court bench warrants. Henson was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center. Police found the trailer off Nantz Road and returned it to the owner.
Laurel County Drug Interdiction Task Force Arrests Lexington Man On Drug Charges
Laurel County Sheriff John Root and London Police Chief Chuck Johnson announced the Laurel County Drug Interdiction Task Force made a drug arrest at a traffic safety checkpoint. A driver, 25-year-old Khalil Washington, of Lexington, was found in possession of around a pound of methamphetamine, 2 ounces of fentanyl and a firearm. Washington was arrested and charged with drug trafficking and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. He was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Police Calls for Service
2:42 a.m. – Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department request MPD & WCSO be on lookout for vehicle involved in hit & run collision in Bronston. Negative contact. 5:42 a.m. – Traffic stop on KY 90 bypass in front of Murphy’s. Verbal warning for violation. 6:07 a.m. –...
Laurel County Crash Leads To Drug Arrest
Laurel County Sheriff John Root reports Deputy Zach Allen along with Detective Jake Miller were called out to a crash on Johnson Road and Old Way Road east of London. Police arrived to find a car in a ditch. The driver, 26-year-old Marcus Woods, of London, was found to be under the influence and driving on a suspended license. Woods was also found in possession of methamphetamine during the arrest and admitted to having used it before the crash. He was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
London man charged with trespassing, public intoxication
LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - A man was charged with trespassing and public intoxication at a home in London. Officials were called to a home on Fariston Road on Sunday night on a burglary complaint. A woman told police she came home to find a man in her bedroom and that he fled the scene when she threatened him with a gun.
Leicester, North Carolina Man states He's going to Blow up Courthouse in London, Kentucky
LONDON, KY - The London Police Department is reporting that a North Carolina man was arrested for disorderly conduct and threatening to kill police officers after causing a ruckus inside the London BP Truck Stop. Brian Kendall Bank, age 40, of Hayes Cove Road, Leicester, N.C., was arrested at 10:30...
Multiple Arrests Reported by Police
At approximately 1:35 p.m. Sunday (Jun 4) Officer Alex Jones conducted a traffic stop on 1999 Grand Cherokee on Ridgewood Avenue for running a stop sign on Homestead Lane. Upon initial contact with the driver, Officer Jones observed white residue in the driver’s left nostril at which point the driver was instructed to step out of the vehicle. While the driver was exiting the vehicle, Officer Jones observed a white pill known to be Hydrocodone in the driver’s seat. Standard Field Sobriety tests were administered. The driver was arrested.
Mount Vernon Police Looking For Man Who Reportedly Sideswiped Police Cruiser
The Mount Vernon Police Department says they’re looking for a man who reportedly sideswiped a police cruiser and ran away. Officers said they tried to pull over Billy Barrett for a suspected DUI. However, during a chase, they said Barrett sideswiped a Mount Vernon police cruiser. Officials said he didn’t stop until he wrecked on Bowling Ridge Road and ran away on foot. Barrett faces several charges, including fleeing, wanton endangerment, criminal mischief, speeding, reckless driving and DUI. Anyone with information is urged to call Rockcastle 911 at 606-256-2121.
Male found on I-75 in Laurel County identified, turned over to DCBS
According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, the individual has been identified and was turned over to the Department of Community Based Services
Randy McPheron to be nominated as next KBC president
Randy McPheron, an associational mission strategist who also serves as an itinerant evangelist and has pastored for 25 years, will be nominated as the next president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Nominating him at the KBC Annual Meeting in Somerset Nov. 14 will be Alan Dodson, former Kentucky Baptist pastor...
KSP in Laurel County Searching for Woman Wanted for Rape
Kentucky State Police are asking for the public’s help in their search for a wanted woman. Kentucky State Police are looking for 42 year old Beverly Campbell, who is wanted in Laurel County for 3rd degree rape. She is described as a white female with blonde hair and wears...
KSP Announces Traffic Safety Checkpoints
The Kentucky State Police Post 11 in London, which provides coverage for Clay, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne and Whitley counties, has announced they will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at various locations. The checkpoints are an effort to enforce traffic laws, especially seatbelt adherence, sobriety, insurance and registration violations. A complete list of traffic safety checkpoints location can be found at http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post-locations/post-11/post-11-checkpoints/
Kentucky Blood Center officials discuss need for donors
CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - Since 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted services like the Kentucky Blood Center. “The pandemic kind of set us back there,” said Eric Lindsey, Kentucky Blood Center Media & Branding Director. “We weren’t able to get into high schools like we could, business dynamics changed.”
Dunnville man arrested on multiple charges
A Dunnville man was arrested on multiple charges by Kentucky State Police yesterday. According to jail records, 39-year-old Travis Crew was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance third offense, speeding 26 mph or more over the limit, reckless driving, no insurance, no registration, and no license in possession.
‘There’s hope after dope’: Second annual Hometown Hope Recovery Rally kicks off in Corbin
CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - The second annual Hometown Hope Recovery Rally kicked off in Corbin on Saturday, inviting those in recovery and those who have recovered to utilize treatment resources and sharing testimonies of overcoming addiction. The event’s emcee, Tony Barrett, said one mission throughout this event is to break...
Limited parking expected at LC Resource Management Office for solar power installation
Parking will be limited at the Lake Cumberland Resource Management Office and Visitor Center in nearby Somerset during brief periods this month and in July while contractors install solar power at that location. The Corps of Engineers say installation of solar power makes it possible to become a net-zero power...
Opening Date Announced For Harness Racing Track In Corbin
An opening date has been announced for a new horse racing track in Southeast Kentucky. Cumberland Run will open in Corbin for harness racing on October 15th, similar to the type of racing at Red Mile in Lexington. People are often drawn to the city thanks to Cumberland Falls and the birthplace of Kentucky Fried Chicken. It’s been just over a year since ground was broken on the venue which will include the standardbred track, stables and a gaming hall. Racing will last 10 days in October, but wagering on historical horse racing on gaming machines, will be offered year-round. The track is located just off the Cumberland Bypass and is managed by the same group as The Mint Gaming Hall. This will be the third harness racing track in Kentucky and the first horse racing track of any kind in Southeastern Kentucky. Future plans call for a hotel creating even more jobs.
London Tourism kicks off the Summer Concert Series with a special guest
LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - The London Town Center Summer Concert series kicked off on Friday. The series is presented by London Tourism and Parks. On Friday, the band county wide opened up at 6:30 p.m. before Sammy Kershaw took the stage at 8 p.m. Kershaw is known for a string...
London Woman Arrested For Theft After She Was Allegedly Caught In The Act
The London Police Department says good police work caught a London woman in the act of stealing equipment from a residence. Detective Dillon Blair says he saw a woman, later identified as 56-year-old Rebecca Barrett of London, get out of the passenger side of a vehicle, run into a grassy area, steal a piece of equipment. Det. Blair said she then ran back to the vehicle and threw the equipment in the back seat. Det. Blair pulled the vehicle over and when he asked Barrett about the equipment in the back seat, she said she didn’t know who it belonged to. She was arrested and charged with theft by unlawful taking. Barrett was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Pulaski County eliminated by Henderson County
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) - A fantastic run by the Pulaski County baseball team ended on Friday evening. The Maroons fell to Henderson County, 6-1, in the first round of the KHSAA State Baseball Tournament. A grand slam by the Colonels in the third inning put Pulaski County in an early...
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