According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office Deputy Larry Parrott arrested a man following a traffic stop on American Greeting Card Road in Corbin. While on routine patrol he noticed two people apparently having a dispute in a vehicle. When the driver noticed the Deputy's police car nearby he allegedly left and tried to hide his car in a parking lot. Deputy Parrott conducted a traffic stop and learned through an investigation that the driver, Jordan Glancy age 23 of Lily Road, London was wanted on a Laurel County warrant for Flagrant Non Support and for Failure To Appear in Court. He was larrested and lodged in the Laurel county Detention Facility.
Sheriff John Root is reporting deputies arrested a fugitive wanted for a parole violation from Georgia after receiving a tip from Georgia on his whereabouts. Officers went to the residence on Fariston Road and located the subject hiding in the bedroom behind a locked door. Harold P. Short III age 34 of Fariston Road, London was arrested and charged on a warrant for Parole Violation. He apparently was to contact his Kentucky Probation Officer but failed to do so. Deputies checked his I.D. through the National Crime Information System and received confirmation that he was wanted out of Georgia. Short was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility
According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office Senior Sgt Greg Poynter arrested a woman at Wal Mart in Corbin Tuesday night. Ashley A. Harmon age 27 of Highway 38 , Evarts was arrested on Shoplifting and Public Intoxication after Walmart’s Loss Prevention Team detained her at the store. She was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility.
The owner of a south Corbin liquor store recently cleared an important legal hurdle that may pave the way to him finally receiving the state licenses he needs to open for business. Ernie's Spirits owner Kevin Durham has been locked in a legal battle with the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for months regarding the fate of his license to sell distilled spirits and beer. A lengthy, three-day hearing on the issue took place during a two-month stretch in August and September. According to the Corbin News Journal Durham finally received news last week that the special hearing officer in the case is recommending that he receive the license he needs in order to open. Ernie's Spirits, located just off Cumberland Falls Hwy. has never opened its doors to customers since construction on the building was completed in early March.
The Corbin News Journal is reporting foul play is not suspected in the death of a North Corbin woman, whose body was found outside her home Tuesday afternoon. Laurel County Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said 69-year-old Mary Daniels was found dead in the front yard of her home on American Greeting Road. Acciardo said her son came home and found her and called 911. Acciardo said it appears Daniels had been dead for some time. Acciardo said it is unknown what Daniels was doing at the time, but it appears the death was likely the result of some type of medical issue. The body has been sent for an autopsy.
According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Dept. Deputy Larry Parrott arrested Chad A. Witt age 29 of Cassidy Road, London after investigating a complaint that a possible intoxicated man was on someone else's property shooting a weapon on Blackwater Road. When deputies located the man he was passed out. When he woke up he struggled with deputies while being arrested. Witt was charged with Alcohol Intoxication, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct and criminal Trespass. In addition, Witt was charged on a Jefferson County Warrant for Escape for allegedly failing to return to custody when released for work. Witt was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility.
Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting Three unrelated arrests this week. Deputy Mikey Ashurst arrested Lucas D. Nantz age 28 of Slate Lick Church Road, London after an investigation on Slate Lick Road. He was determined to be under the influence and was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication--Controlled Substances. Deputy Ashurst also arrested Julie Lee age 28 on Slate Lick Road after she was found walking along the roadway under the influence. She was charged with Public Intoxication-Controlled Substances. She admitted smoking methamphetamine. An additional arrest was made on Old Crab Orchard Road after Deputy Tyler Morris found an intoxicated man walking along the road. Marvin R. Spencer age 43 of East Pittsburg Church Road, London was charged with Public Intoxication—Controlled Substances. All three were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility.
Corbin police are investigating a robbery after they say someone broke into a local gas station early Monday morning taking beer, cigarettes and other items. The burglary happened around 3:30 am at the Two Dawgs Market BP on 18th Street in Corbin. Major Rob Jones of the Cobin Police Department said they used a heavy object to smash in the front door, went in and grabbed everything they could before fleeing the scene. Security cameras caught the burglar in the act. Between the stolen items and the broken glass, police estimate the damage at around $1,300. Police found out about the burglary after a man living next door saw the burglar running from the scene. Police say the burglar is likely around 5' 7" tall with a medium build. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Corbin Police Department at 528-1122.
Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting deputies were dispatched to a possible domestic violence call on Locust Grove Road. When deputies arrived at the scene they saw a man outside the house that was obviously under the influence. Robert C. Mills age 28 of CampGround Court , Corbin was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication-Controlled Substances. Deputies also tried to get a response at the door of the house and finally had a woman come out with an obvious huge cut on her arm. Officers notified Laurel 911 to have her transported to St. Joseph London for treatment. It was later learned she had ran her arm through a window and that the injury was not related to domestic violence. Meanwhile deputies located another woman later identified as Adrienne Baker age 20 of Laura Lane, Corbin at the house hiding in a closet. Further investigation revealed she was wanted on two warrants for recieving stolen property and was arrested. Deputies also noted the house had no electricity and did not appear lived in. The house was reportedly owned by someone else. Needles were also found laying around inside. Both Mills and Baker were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility. The investigation is continuing.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office reports Deputies arrested a wanted man. Anthony D. Frazier age 24 of Wise Owl Road, Keavy was wanted on three outstanding Laurel County warrants including Assault 4th degree, Harassment, and Failure To Appear In Court. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility.