The Kentucky State Police report two people are behind bars following a traffic stop that let to the discovery of crystal meth. 46 year old Shelly Lovell and 40 year old William Brock face possession of crystal meth charges. Troopers say they stopped their minivan for a traffic violation on U.S. 25 in Rockcastle County. They say both acted weird and the officers believed drugs were in the car. During a search, crystal meth was found. Both were lodged in the Rockcastle County Jail.
Pulaski County Sheriff Todd Wood said a teen was arrested after stealing a car and taking it on a joyride. The 16 year old reportedly stole a Chevy Equinox just outside of Somerset, and took it for a spin. After a short chase, the sheriff said about five or six people jumped out of the SUV before the driver took off again, going over 100 miles per hour. Fifteen minutes later and one close call with a semi the teen smashed into and split a pole. He now faces three felony counts, plus several other charges.
With the primary election coming up next month Laurel County Clerk Dean Johnson is reminding everyone who may be unable to go out and vote on election day absentee ballots are being mailed out and starting Monday a voting machine will be available for those qualified to vote early. The primary election is May 20th and as always we'll have live election night coverage on Kool Gold 96.7.
Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting deputies raided a London motel room where they had recieved complaints of drug activity. When deputies arrived at the motel room, they discovered drug paraphernalia in the room, along with used syringes that were uncapped and laying within arms reach of a seven-year-old child that was sleeping in the floor in a small play tent. Arrested was: Raymond Eggers age 29 of
The Whitley County Sheriff's Office gave some suspected drug dealers an early morning wake up call. Sheriff's deputies went after more than two dozen people in what officials call "Operation "Snowflake". Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell named it "Operation Snowflake" because the investigations started in the winter, and he says it was fitting when they made the arrests. Tuesday morning, Sheriff's Deputies and other officers arrested accused drug dealers in Whitley County and brought them to the courthouse for booking, then took them to jail. They had warrants to arrest 30 people on drug trafficking charges.
The tax deadline passed Tuesday not only for income tax but also for property taxes. Laurel County Clerk Dean Johnson recommends those who are delinquent on thier taxes to come by his office before it gets worse. Johnson's office is open Monday through Friday from 8am til 4:30pm and Saturday from 8am to 11:45 at the Laurel County Courthouse.
Attorney General Jack Conway has announced three former employees of Oakwood Manor in
Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting deputies arrested two people after a vehicle and foot pursuit in northern
Knox County Sheriff John Pickard along with three deputies and two volunteer deputies conducted a drug round up arresting eight out of nine people with warrants out for the illegal sale of prescription drugs. Officers arrested two from the Gray community, two from the Moore Hill Community, two from the Woodbine community and two from the Corbin area of Knox County. Those arrested were: Russell Jenkins age 55, Steven R Brewer age 32, Bradley D Hinkle age 35, Charles J Gray age 32, Kevin S Mullins age 43, Denver Crawford age 73, Brook Dozier age 24 and Eric B. Isom age 33.