Man On The Run After Allegedly Assaulting A Deputy And 3 Others Arrested In Laurel County

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says he, along with detectives and deputies, arrested four people off Tackett Road near Lily where a suspect wanted for assaulting an officer was determined to be located. That suspect, Larry Wilder, was arrested without incident. The other three arrested on drug and other charges were Ronnie Merle Karr, Lloyd Wingler and Truila Marie Hobbs. The arrests bring the total to 12 associated with the search for Wilder. They were all lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Assault Suspect And 3 Others Arrested

 

Laurel County Woman Arrested After She Was Found Intoxicated In The Driver's Seat Of A Vehicle Parked Near A Business

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called out on a complaint of a possible intoxicated woman in a vehicle off east 80 near a business. When officers arrived they found 42 year old Lisa Wagers sitting in the driver's seat of a car with the keys in the ignition. Deputies say Wagers had slurred speech and after further investigation was determined to be under the influence. Wagers was arrested and charged with DUI. She was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Lisa Wagers

Eight Arrested In Laurel County As Search For Man Who Assaulted Deputy Continues

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says deputies arrested eight people while looking for an assault suspect. Deputies made the arrests off Commercial Drive and Little Drive in London. Larry Wilder, a man wanted for allegedly assaulting a deputy, was not found. Eight people were arrested for charges unrelated to the assault. Their names and charges are listed below.

• Jaleesa Danielle Bauer age 29 of London charged with public intoxication – controlled substances; possession of drug paraphernalia; and wanton endangerment – second-degree – this subject was determined to be under the influence and had her 22-month-old male juvenile with her and this subject was found in possession of needles and marijuana-- social services was called to place the child with other family members. • Teresa Lynn Lewis age 50 London charged with public intoxication – controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia-- this subject was determined to be under the influence • Taylor Dawn Melton age 28 of London charged with public intoxication – controlled substances; and possession of drug paraphernalia – this subject was determined to be under the influence. In addition, the subject was wanted on a Laurel District Court bench warrant of arrest for failure to appear in court on charges of public intoxication – controlled substances. • Dustin Napier age 27 of Keavy charged with public intoxication – controlled substances; possession of drug paraphernalia; escape – third-degree; and fleeing or evading police – second-degree – on foot, and resisting arrest. This subject was determined to be under the influence and was found in possession of needles and marijuana-- upon been arrested and while being escorted toward a police cruiser this subject took off running down the roadway, went behind a building and over a ditch line into the woods and following a brief struggle with officers was taken back into custody. This subject was also wanted on a Laurel District Court bench warrant of arrest for failure to appear in court on charges of operating on suspended or revoked operators license and numerous other traffic violations.This subject sustained a small cut on her forehead when she fell trying to flee officers. • Christopher Tyler Hicks age 20 of London charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine – this subject was found in possession of syringes, small baggies, a straw with residue, a glass pipe, and baggies with a white powder believed to be methamphetamine • Ryan Ernest Hall age 24 of London charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine. The subject was found in possession of syringes, baggies, a straw with residue, a glass pipe, and suspected methamphetamine • Bryan Lee Robinson age 37 of London charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine. The subject was found in possession of syringes, baggies, a straw with residue, a glass pipe, and suspected methamphetamine • Donnie Eugene Kazee age 39 of London charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine. The subject was found in possession of syringes, baggies, a straw with residue, a glass pipe, and suspected methamphetamine.]

Eight Arrested In Search For Assault Suspect

 

Corbin Woman Arrested On Child Endangerment Charges

The Corbin Police Department says a call about a little girl wandering alone along Caldwell Street landed a woman behind bars. Officers charged Rhonda Clouse with endangering the welfare of a minor. The four year old led police to her home where they found the door open and Clouse asleep in the bed. Police said Clouse told them she did not know the girl left the home.

Rhonda Clouse

Whitley County Police Arrest Woman After Homeowner Holds Her At Gun Point

The Whitley County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested a woman after she was found by a homeowner and held at gun point until the police arrived. Gabrielle Malay was taken into custody after a homeowner found her in his house. Sheriff Colan Harrell says he believes she was the same woman going around and asking to gain access to homes off Corinth road just outside of Corbin over the weekend. Officials say Malay stole a Kubota side-by-side and a car. The side-by-side was found and the car was located abandoned. Malay was lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center on theft, burglary and criminal mischief.

Gabrielle Malay

Jackson County Police Looking For Armed Robbery Suspect

Jackson County police say officers are searching for a man they say robbed a store Tuesday night. It happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday at the Dollar General in Annville. The sheriff says a man with a gun used zip ties to tie up as many as five people, including a young boy, and robbed the store. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police are investigating.

Armed Robbery Graphic

 

Three Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges In Laurel County

The Kentucky State Police says three people in Laurel County are facing drug trafficking charges after troopers found drug paraphernalia, meth and more than $11,000 in cash in their homes and vehicles. KSP detectives stopped an SUV driven by 28 year old Marti L. Payne of London as part of a drug investigation. While searching the SUV, troopers say they found drug paraphernalia and a large amount of cash. Their investigation led the troopers to then search Payne’s home and a truck driven by 43 year old Edwin Willis of London.  In those searches, troopers say they found meth and more cash. Troopers arrested Payne and Willis as well as 25 year old Chelsea Roark of London. All three are charged with drug trafficking and possession of drug paraphernalia with the intent to deliver or manufacture. Willis faces several other charges as well. They were lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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Man Accused Of Murder Faces Judge

A man accused of murder faced a judge this week in Clay County. Police say Kenneth Grubb was indicted for allegedly killing Robert Burns in May. He pleaded not guilty last month. Burns' family say they will be in court for every hearing until a jury decides Grubb's fate. The judge set another pretrial conference for November 6th.

kenneth grubb

Laurel County Police Arrest Man Wanted On Sex Abuse Charges

Laurel County deputies developed information on the location of a man wanted in connection with a sexual abuse case and took him into custody. Erik Steele was arrested in London early Monday. On June 11th, police say Steele went into the bedroom of a 14-year-old in Knox County and touched her inappropriately. Steele faces first-degree sexual abuse charge. He was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Erik Steele

Laurel County Police Asking For Help Identifying Robbery Suspect

Laurel County Sherrif John Root says deputies are looking for a man they say robbed a store at knifepoint. It happened at the Dollar Store at Saddlebrook, near London, Sunday evening. Police say employees were trying to keep the man from leaving the store with a stolen cell phone worth about $50 when he fought with them. They say he was armed with a knife. As police arrived on the scene, they say the man drove away in a stolen car and crossed into Clay County on the Hal Rogers Parkway. Deputies say the man then ditched the stolen car and took off on foot into a field along Gilbert Collins Road, near Oneida. Below are photos from the Dollar Store security cameras. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office at 864-6600 or Laurel County Dispatch at 878-7000.

Laurel Dollar Store Robbery Suspect