Two Men Arrested For Endangering The Wefare Of A Minor

According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Department deputies arrested two brothers after responded to a complaint that a two year old child had been found wandering in the roadway and had almost been struck by vehicles passing by. Apparently a two-year-old girl had been left in the care of the mother's boyfriend while she was at work. Reportedly the boyfriend left leaving the child in the care of his brother who was sleeping. The door to their house was left open and the child allegedly walked out into traffic. Neighbors apparently tried to wake the sleeping brother. Deputies ended up waking him and he had no idea where the child was. Arrested was the woman's boyfriend – Nathan Wagoner age 34 Of Barbourville Rd., London, and his brother Austin Wagoner age 18 also Of Barbourville Rd., London. Both were charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and lodged in the Laurel County detention facility. Social services was called to the scene and the two-year-old was released to her mother.

Spur Station Robber Turns Himself In

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is reporting Detective Josh Scott arrested Phillip Thomas age 36 of Sand Hill Rd., Livingston after he turned himself in at Mount Vernon Police Department. He was charged with the robbery of the Spur Station at exit 49 off I- 75 earlier this week. Thomas was lodged in the Laurel County detention facility.

Whitley County Police Looking For Driver In Hit And Run

Police are looking for a driver wanted in a Whitley County hit and run crash. Deputies say Joshua Ball ran over Linda Partin along Highway 25. Partin told investigators she recently evicted Ball from a home she rented to him. She was treated at a hospital and released.

Williamsburg Police Searching For Car Thief

The Williamsburg Police Department and the Kentucky State Police are searching for a person in connection with vehicle thefts in Whitley County and in Knoxville. 22 year old Justin Jaynes is wanted on charges of receiving stolen property and fleeing or evading police. Jaynes was last seen in the Whitley County community of Pleasant View Tuesday, where he led police on a high speed chase. Police say Jaynes is considered possibly armed and dangerous.

Indiana Fugitive Arrested In Knox County

The Knox County Sheriff's Office is reporting a man wanted for escape in Indianapolis, Indiana is caught in Knox County. Records from the Indiana Department of Corrections show 23-year-old Logan Dailey escaped custody in Indiana. He was serving time on drug possession charges. Dailey reportedly admitted he walked away from work release. He said he then met his girlfriend Rebecca Jones in Indianapolis and they came to her home in Knox County. Deputies say while looking into a suspicious car in Flat Lick, they found the couple. Deputy Claude Hudson says while questioning them, they both gave fake names, but the deputy knew the woman was Rebecca Jones. He says Dailey claimed to be her ex-husband Brian Jones who has an arrest warrant. As he attempted to arrest him he fled on foot. Hudson caught him and after a brief scuffle took him into custody. Meanwhile Jones escaped. When they got to the jail, corrections officers realized he was not Brian Jones because he didn't look like the previous pictures of him on file. From fingerprinting, they realized he was Indiana fugitive Logan Dailey. Deputies say Rebecca Jones is wanted for theft of identity and other pending charges.

Arrest Made In Rockcastle County Beating

Police have made an arrest in a Rockcastle County beating earlier this month. Jason Gambrel, of Science Hill, is charged with attempted murder and robbery. Police say Gambrel caused severe head injuries to 23 year old Derek Kissee of Somerset. According to court records, Gambrel was the last person in Kissee's company. Police say Kissee was robbed of $700, then brutally beaten. He suffered multiple skull fractures. Two men looking for brass bullet casings found him at the old Hanson mine on Mullin Station Road in Rockcastle County. Police say they have evidence placing Gambrel in close proximity to the victim and the crime scene. The sheriff says he's not sure why both men were in Rockcastle County or where the beating actually took place. Kissee is still being treated at UK hospital. His condition is reportedly improving.

Man Wanted In Washington Arrested In Somerset

A fugitive wanted in the state of Washington has been arrested in Somerset, Kentucky. Officials say Johnathan Derita, 31, who is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender, was caught walking on South Central Avenue in Somerset Monday night. Police say they are investigating Derita's connection to stolen property. He'll face a Pulaski County judge before he's extradited back to Washington.

 

Over A Dozen People Arrested In Laurel County Drug Bust

On Tuesday, July 29, 2014 the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London served several arrest warrants on subjects in the Corbin Manor Apartment Complex in Laurel County. The warrants were issued as a result of an eleven-month long investigation into illegal drug activity. Arrested were

Corine Edwards, 44, of Corbin, KY charged with four counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree

Karen Hollin, 47, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

Amber Fuston, 21, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree

Rhonda Fuston, 52, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree

Amanda Fuston, 25, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

Melissa Bennett, 45, of Corbin, KY charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

Jennifer Kysar, 31, of Corbin, KY charged with four counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

 

Tiffany Banning, 26, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

 

Patricia Young, 45, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

 

Bridgett Smith, 50, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

 

Kimberly Johnson, 23, of Corbin, KY charged with two counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree and one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 1st Degree.  

 

William Edwards, 33, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

 

Melissa Banning, 20, of Corbin, KY charged with six counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

 

Latoy Kiser, 28, of Corbin, KY charged with four counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree

 

Joanna Denham, 39, of Corbin, KY charged with four counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

 

Cody Smith, 22, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

 

Michael Chambers, 53, of Corbin, KY charged with four counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

 

Tonjy Young, 48, of Corbin, KY charged with three counts of Trafficking a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.

Additional arrests are expected. KSP Post 11-London Detective Chris Roberts is the lead investigator and was assisted by troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 11, Laurel County Sheriff’s Office and the Laurel County Detention Center.

Laurel County Police Looking For Robbery Suspect

The Laurel County Sheriff's Department is investigation a robbery at the Spur Service Station at exit 49 off I- 75, nine miles north of London. The robbery occured early Tuesday morning at approximately 2:42 AM. Allegedly, Phillip Thomas age 36 of Sand Hill Rd., Livingston who is also an employee of the Spur Station threatened that he had a gun and robbed the station attendant (who is reportedly his brother), and fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Warrants are on file for his arrest charging robbery, first degree. Anyone with any information on Thomas' whereabouts is asked to contact the Laurel County Sheriff's Office at 864-6600. Callers may remain anonymous.

Laurel County Police Arrest Man Wanted In Five Counties

The Laurel County Sheriff's Department is reporting deputies arrested a man wanted in five counties. Deputies arrested Matthew Hess age 31 of Danger Branch road, Onieda off Robinson Creek road. He was wanted for failure to appear in court on numerous theft by deception and cold check cases. The counties included Laurel County, Knox County, Jessamine County, Scott County, and Bourbon County. Hess was charged with a total of 19 charges. He was lodged in the Laurel County detention facility.