"Out Of Control" Woman Arrested In London After Allegedly Threatening Her Family

A woman was arrested in London for public intoxication and threatening to injure her family. Police responded to a complaint of an "out of control" woman. When officers arrived, they found Regina Griffe, who was under the influence of drugs. Griffe told police she had used methamphetamine and Suboxone. Police say Griffe had also threatened to seriously injure all of her family members. She reportedly continued to create a disturbance on her way to the Laurel County Detention Center. She was charged with public intoxication, terroristic threatening and disorderly conduct.

Regina Griffe

Knox County Man Arrested Twice In Two Days

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says a man was arrested for the second time in two days after deputies responded to a car crash in Bimble. Officers arrived at the scene at the junction of 25E and 1304 where a car was stuck in the median with a flat tire. Witnesses saw the car swerving on and off the road before hitting a sign. The car then crossed the median, spun around, and went back into the median where it got stuck. The driver, 19 year old Lee McDonald, was still trying to pull out of the median. During the investigation deputies determined he was driving under the influence. McDonald was arrested the day before after reports of a suspicious vehicle parked on Prichard Branch Road. He was arrested after police found 14 Xanax bars, marijuana residue on a set of scales and a pill crusher on him. McDonald was again lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

Lee McDonald


Woman Arrested After Allegedly Trying To Run Over Her Husband

The Corbin Police Department says a woman is behind bars for trying to run over her husband and for threatening her husband and sister in Corbin. Officers were called out on a report of Dawn Faddis trying to run over her husband, Charles Faddis. Officials say she also threatened both Charles and her sister, Joy Hubbard, claiming she was going to get a shotgun and shoot them. Police found Dawn hiding behind the Corbin Recycling Center. She was waiting for her husband to leave the Police Department. Officials say Dawn did have a shotgun. Officers say Charles and Hubbard were afraid for their lives. Dawn was charged with stalking and disorderly conduct.

Dawn Faddis


Whitley County Man Behind Bars Accused Of Having Sexual Contact With Girl Under 12

A man in Whitley County is facing charges for having sexual contact with a girl under 12 years old. A grand jury indicted 40 year old Peter Gerlaugh of Williamsburg. Gerlaugh is charged with first degree sexual abuse. No other details were released. He was lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center.

Peter Gerlaugh

Man Is Sentenced To 19 Years in Knox County Murder Case

In Knox County, Patrick Baker has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for the murder of Donald Mills in 2014. Officials say Baker was sentenced to five years for reckless homicide, 12 years for robbery to the first degree, one year for tampering with evidence, and one year for impersonating a police officer. The family of Donald Mills said the verdict and sentencing was a blessing for them.

Public Intoxication Complaint Leads To Drug Arrest

The London Police Department says officers were called out on a complaint of an intoxicated woman at Big Lots. When police arrived they found 30 year old Kaci M. Moore-Brown of London and determined she was extremely intoxicated. As she was arrested officers found a burnt glass pipe with residue and several pills on her. While she was being transported to jail officers noticed her trying to conceal something. Once there a search turned up meth. A search of Moore's vehicle by the department's K-9 Jack turned up more drugs and paraphernalia. Moore was charged with tampering with physical evidence, public intoxication of a controlled substance and several other drug offenses. She was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Kaci M. Moore Brown


Three People Arrested In Laurel County Drug Raid

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says detectives and deputies arrested three people on drug charges at a home off Court Road, south of London. Sheriff John Root says they had received numerous complaints about drug use there. When police arrived at the scene, 42 year old Shane Botkins ran into the bathroom, threw his phone in the toilet and tried to climb out the window. Deputies say Botkins also had a used needle with him. During their investigation, deputies found prescriptions for narcotic pills that had been filled earlier that day but were already missing 69 pills. A cut straw with residue on it was also found in the home. Also arrested was 29 year old Julie Osborne who told deputies she came to the home to get pills and 45 year old Craig Barrett. Deputies also say there was an elderly woman living at the home that was endangered and/or neglected. All three were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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Man Arrested In Laurel County After Using Stolen Debit Card

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says a man is facing charges after he was caught using a debit card that didn’t belong to him. Deputies arrested 33 year old Kevin Hale after an investigation led to him. Hale allegedly purchased items from Walmart and used the card at an ATM, totaling more than $2,000. He is charged with fraudulent use of a credit card. Hale was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Kevin Hale

Man Facing Shoplifting And Public Intoxication Charges

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says a man is facing charges after he tried to steal more than $200 worth of items from Walmart. Deputies say 39 year old Larry Christopher Helton was detained by the store's loss prevention team who had allegedly caught him trying to take $202 worth of items without paying. Police also found he was under the influence. He was charged with public intoxication and theft by unlawful taking. Helton was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Larry Christopher Helton



Laurel County Police Arrest Man After He Allegedly Broke Into A Home And Ate Ice Cream

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says  deputies were called out to a home off KY 552 near Lily on a report of a break in in progress. When officers arrived the homeowner told them he heard his dogs barking downstairs. He said when he went downstairs he found a man, later identified as 24-year-old Joshua Hampton, in his kitchen drinking milk and eating ice cream. The homeowner told police he did not know Hampton. Deputies determined Hampton unlawfully entered the home. Hampton was arrested and charged with burglary. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Joshua Hampton