4 teens stranded

Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Hoskins , Emergency Management Director Abbey Hale, and The London-Laurel County Rescue Squad responded to a complaint of 4 area teenagers reported as stranded while 4 wheeling ,near # 9 tunnel, 6 miles north of London on Sunday evening

(5-13-2012) at approx. 8:15 P.M.

Apparently, the mother of one of the teenagers reported the teens had gotten their 4 wheel drive vehicle stuck on a rock in the river in the area of #9 tunnel north of East Bernstadt, and stranded the male teens ages 15, 15 , 17, and 18. The teens had apparently been 4 wheeling in two Toyota trucks.

At approx. 8:45 P.M. the teens were located by the rescue squad safe, and dry, and inside a cave(with a fire built). Rescuers determined that the water nearby was too high to attempt a rescue tonight, but at day break on Monday morning the teens will be removed.

Drug possession arrest

Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy William Bo Harris responded to a complaint on Sweet Hollow Road, 11 miles south of London on Saturday morning (5-12-2012) at 8:06 A.M. While at the scene , Deputy Harris received information that a female subject had taken some lorcets from the scene, and was in the back parking lot in a green chevy truck. As Deputy Harris rounded the building to investigate, he observed the female subject put something in her mouth. Investigation determined that she had put lorcet in her mouth(that was not her medication). Also discovered through investigation was a clear plastic baggie containing suspected marijuana in the suspect’s purse in the front seat of the truck(along with rolling papers). The suspect was determined to be under the influence, and was subsequently arrested, and is identified as: Kelly J. Walker age 32 of Peach Street, Hazard charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd degree, possession Of Drug Paraphernalia, Public Intoxication Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Tampering with Physical Evidence(for trying to conceal lorcet in her mouth that was not her medication, and belonged at the scene that Deputy Harris was investigating), Walker was also charged with Disorderly conduct, because as she was being arrested she created a disturbance. She was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility. CSO Harold Roberts assisted Deputy Harris at the scene at the scene.

Man arrested for fleeing and evading police

Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy John Inman responded to a complaint that a male subject was in violation of an Emergency Protective Order on Love Road, 2 miles north of London on Saturday morning (5-12-2012 ) at 8:11 A.M. When Deputy Inman arrived to investigate he observed a male subject trying to flee the scene on foot. Deputy William Bo Harris, and CSO Harold Roberts assisted in locating the suspect, who had tried to run off through a thicket, but was caught by deputies. Arrested was: Ernest W. Johnson age 56 of Love Road, Pittsburg charged with: Fleeing and Evading Police on foot, Resisting Arrest, Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, and Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility.

London woman arrested on four bench warrants

Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Bailiff Kyle Gray arrested a female subject at the Laurel County Judicial Center in London on Friday (5-11-2012) at 10:20 A.M. Arrested was: Sasha G. Eggers age 25 of Finley Trailer Park.,London charged on 4 bench warrants: 3 from Knox County District Court –all for Failure to Appear in court on Shoplifting Charges or Failure to Comply with Bond Restrictions, and one bench warrant from Laurel District Court for Failure To Appear on Operating A Motor Vehicle Under The influence , and Contempt Of Court. She was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility.

Bailiff Derrick Price Assisted on the investigation and arrest.

Update on infant death

(Lily, KY.) – On Wednesday May 9, 2012, at 12:01 p.m. the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London, received a report of a deceased one-month old infant that was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in London. Upon arrival, a death investigation was initiated. No further information is available at this time. The investigation is continuing and an autopsy will be performed.

 

***UPDATED INFORMATION THURSDAY MAY 10, 2012***

Based on preliminary autopsy reports and investigative efforts, this investigation is categorized as a non-criminal death investigation. As related to the child’s death, no criminal charges are expected. No further information will be released unless information related to criminal activity is developed. The investigation is continuing. Please contact KSP Post 11, London for questions or concerns.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 month old infant found deceased

(Lily, KY.) – On Wednesday May 9, 2012, at 12:01 p.m. the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London, received a report of a deceased one-month old infant that was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in London. Upon arrival, a death investigation was initiated. No further information is available at this time. The investigation is continuing and an autopsy will be performed.

Drug Arrest Warrant

Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Detective Jason Back working in conjunction with the London Office of the U.S. Marshal Service arrested a Laurel County man on an outstanding drug arrest warrant on Monday afternoon 5-7-2012 at 3:45 P.M. on Bridgestone Road, 3 miles north of London. Arrested was : Dudley W. Wagers age 38 of Bridgestone Road, London charged on a bench warrant for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, 1st Degree. Wagers had evaded capture since 2009 where he had been indicted by Laurel Circuit Court’s Grand Jury for Trafficking Marijuana. Earlier this year, a narcotics case was investigated involving the accused, and information developed on his whereabouts.

Assisting on the arrest from Laurel County Sheriff’s Office was: Lt Rodney Van Zant, and Sgt Chuck Johnson.

Dudley Wagers was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility.

Traffic crash on Ky 312

Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Joshua Scott, and Deputy Kirk Mays investigated a possible injury traffic crash on Ky312 which occurred early Monday morning (5-7-2012). Investigation revealed that a tractor trailer had slid 150 feet on its side and came to rest blocking a large portion of Ky 312 , 10 miles south of London.  The driver was taken to BRMC by Ambulance Inc Of Laurel County to be checked for possible injury. The driver told investigators that  while enroute to the Laurel Cookie Factory via directions from his GPS he ended up on 312. He glanced at an object in the truck. When he looked up, the tractor had dropped off the road and he was unable to recover. He was loaded with  24,000 pounds, and several big wreckers had to be utilized to move the vehicle. Both lanes of Ky312 were closed for several hours. Laurel Chief Deputy Eddy Sizemore assisted at the scene.

Theft suspect arrested

Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy John Inman made an arrest on a reported stolen vehicle on Sunday afternoon (5-6-2012 )at approx 12:24 P.M., on Barbourville Road, 6 miles south of London. The reported stolen vehicle( a Chev. S10 pickup that was stolen from O’Reillys Auto Parts on March 31, 2012)was recovered earlier(5-4-2012) by Whitley County Deputy Bill Riley. After developing information on the suspect’s whereabouts, Deputy Inman and Deputy Milton Storm staked out the location, and the suspect showed up and was arrested without incident. He is identified as: Steven D. Williams age 33 of Hopkins Cemetery Road, London charged with Theft By Unlawful Taking , and Being A persistent Felony Offender. He was lodged in the Laurel County detention Facility. The accused reportedly has previous convictions , and stated he was under the influence of drugs when he stole the pickup truck.

4 arrested for meth

(LONDON, KY.) – On Saturday, May 05, 2012 at approximately 2:19 pm the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London received a report of possible drug activity at a residence on Lakeshore Drive in the Burnside community of Pulaski County.

 

Upon arrival troopers made contact with the occupants of the residence and through investigation discovered fourteen (14) one step Meth labs, four (4) HCL generators and various items used in the manufacture of Methamphetamine. Also, located in the residence were two (2) children which were taken to the Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center to be checked out. They were released to the custody of the Cabinet for Families and Children for placement in a safe environment.

 

Arrested at the scene was:

1.) Michael Kowell, 36, of Bronston, charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st offense.

 

2.) William Davis, 42, of Somerset, charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st offense.

 

3.) Joseph J. Young, 41, of Burnside, charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st offense and Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st degree, 1st offense.

 

4.) Robin Young, 30, of Burnside, charged on an outstanding warrant from Probation and Parole.

 

5.) 17 year old juvenile, taken into custody on a juvenile pickup order.

 

 

 

Responding to the scene was: Trooper Sean Dixon, Detective Doug Boyd, Trooper Ryan Loudermilk, Detective Tracy Haynes and Sergeant Lafe Owens and officers from the KSP Drug Enforcement / Special Investigations East branch.