Laurel County Police Looking For Two Women Who Allegedly Broke Into Home And Assaulted The Homeowner

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says deputies are investigating after two women reportedly went into a woman's house and assaulted her. It happened at a house on Old Union Church Road, just south of London. The victim said she thinks she was able to stab one of the suspects with a sword. Deputies said they didn't steal anything and fled the scene. One of the suspects is five-foot-tall, with light brown hair. The other is almost six-foot-tall, with red, blue and blond hair. Anyone with information is asked to call the Laurel County Sheriff's Office at 864-6600.

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Motorcycle Stolen From Laurel County Home Found In Georgia

An update on a story we ran earlier: Laurel County Sheriff John Root says a motorcycle stolen from a home was found in Georgia Friday. The suspected thief is accused of leaving a stolen Honda Civic in the victim's driveway, manually raising the garage door and stealing the motorcycle early Thursday morning. The car was reported stolen from London. Deputies with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia reportedly arrested two people in the case.

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KSP Releases Identity Of Body Found In Clay County

An update on a story we ran last week. The Kentucky State Police has released the identity of a body found May 4th in a wooded area off Sol Hollow Road in the Oneida community of Clay County. Following an autopsy at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort the remains have been identified as 61 year old Robert L. Burns of Manchester. Upon further investigation, an arrest warrant was issued for 41 year old Kenneth B. Grubb of Manchester. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Kentucky State Police Post 11 at 878-6622 or 1-800-222-5555. Below is a photo of Kenneth B. Grubb:

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Man Killed While Working On Car In Whitley County

Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley says a man is dead after a car fell him outside a home. Croley says the victim is 25-year-old Jarrett Neal. Neal lives in Woodbine but is from Nicholasville. According to the coroner, Neal was doing some work on a car on Highway 1064 when the car fell on top of him. Neal's fiance who was nearby called for help. Emergency crews arrived at the scene and contacted the coroner.

Three People Arrested After Police Find Stolen Items And Drugs In East Bernstadt

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says an investigation lead deputies to a home on Bethel Hill Road in East Bernstadt where they found a bag ontaining assorted tools, a gold coin and a bracelet all of which were reportedly stolen. Officers also found crystal methamphetamine, a glass pipe used to smoke meth, and two sets of digital scales. Three people there were arrested including the homeowner, 42 year old Jimmy Hicks, 39 year old Carla Amanda McWhorter of London and 54 year old William McWhorter of London on various charges. All three were lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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Laurel County Police Looking For Motorcyle Thief

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says deputies are investigating a motorcyce theft. The green 2002 Suzuki streetbike with saddlebags was stolen from a home off 552, about 8 miles south of London. Investigators say it was taken between 3:30 and 8am Thursday. The thief left a stolen car, a Honda Civic, in the driveway. The car was reported stolen in London. London City Police assisted at the scene. Anyone with information is asked to call the Laurel County Sheriff's Office at 864-6600.

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Knox County Police Arrest Two Men After Finding Drugs And Stolen Bulldozer

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested two men after finding a large amount of meth, pills and a stolen bulldozer. Officers searched the home of 51 year old David Merida. They said they also found several guns at the Flat Lick home. Merida faces drug trafficking and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon charges. They also arrested another man, 34 year old David Mullins on a Bell County bench warrant. Deputies say the investigation is continuing.

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Police Announce Ramped Up Patrols And Checkpoints As Part Of The Annual "Click It Or Ticket" Campaign

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office, London Police Department and Kentucky State Police have annouced officers will be ramping up patrols and conducting traffic safety checkpoints. The checkpoints will be conducted during the annual statewide "Click It Or Ticket" campaign which runs from May 22nd through June 4th. Police hope the campaign will result in a safer Memorial Day Holiday.

Memorial Held For KSP Officer Killed In The 60's

As part of National Police Week, officers from across the country who lost their lives in the line of duty are being remembered. Wednesday in Clay County, officers placed a wreath on the grave of Kentucky State Police trooper Elmer Mobley Jr. The 33 year old Mobley was fatally injured in a car crash May 28, 1964 while responding to a call for assistance in Pike County. Trooper Cecil Uzzle, who was with Trooper Mobley, was also killed in the accident. Their cruiser struck large rocks that had fallen in the roadway. The rocks were hidden by heavy rain and dense fog at the time of the crash. Trooper Mobley was assigned to Post 9 Pikeville and had served with the Kentucky State Police for four and a half years. Trooper Mobley is buried at Oneida Settlement School in Clay County.

Autopsy Of Man Found In Laurel Lake Doesn't Point To Clear Cause Of Death

An update on a story we ran earlier this week: The Laurel County coroner identified a body found in a lake as that of 24 year old James Robert Wagers, but there are still a lot of questions surrounding how he died. Fishermen found Wager's body between 7 and 7:30 Monday morning in Laurel Lake, near the end of East City Dam Road. They found the body in Laurel County waters, not far from the Whitley County line. The two men who found the body did not want to be identified but said they could also tell the body had been in the water for a long time because it was in bad condition. They say the man was only wearing brown shorts and one sock. Coroner Doug Bowling says it appears the body had been in the water for several days. Police did not have a missing person's report on file for Wagers. Wagers' family members say he would often come and go and they had no reason to think he was actually missing. They also say he struggled with drugs. Bowling says there are no obvious signs of trauma on the body. A medical examiner finished Wagers' autopsy Tuesday, but it did not give investigators a clear cause of death.