Knox County Deputy Shot, Suspect Killed, In Weekend Shooting

A Knox County Deputy was shot and injured and the suspect killed over the weekend. According to the report Deputy Brian Hensley responded to a domestic disturbance on Orleans Court just before midnight. When Hensley got to the door, he heard a gunshot from inside. Officers say the deputy entered the home and the suspect, 44 year old Jeffery Frump fired, hitting Hensley. Troopers say the deputy fell back on to the porch after being shot and Frump came at him to fire again. Hensley then shot Frump, killing him. Hensley was taken to UK Hospital for his injuries and has since been released.

Woman Leads Police In High Speed Chase In Knox Co. With A Child In The Car

A woman was arrested in Knox County for leading police on a high speed chase with a child in the car Saturday. Police say 28 year old Ivory Melas drove away from Walmart after shoplifting complaints. When police tried to stop her she turned onto 25E where she led officers around several side streets and almost caused an accident with a truck. When the chase finally ended, officers found a small child behind the drivers seat. She was taken to the Knox County Detention Center on numerous charges.

Laurel Co. Man Arrested After Trying To Break Into Home

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is reporting officers arrested a man on Happy Hollow Road Friday after receiving a 911 call that a man was trying to break into a house. Curtis Scalf age 28 of Hopkins Cemetery Road, Lily was charged with Attempted Burglary, Criminal Mischief, Criminal Trespass, and Public Intoxication-Controlled Substances. He alledgedly tried to ram the back door of the house with a wooden post when the home owner fired a warning shot into the air causing Scalf to flee into the woods. The home owner caught the subject after a short foot chase, and held him until officers arrived. Scalf reportedly admitted to investigators that he did try to break into the home and that he had taken various prescription pills. Scalf was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility.

Two People Arrested In Disturbance In Laurel County

Laurel Co. Sheriff John Root is reporting Deputies were called out on a disturbance complaint possibly involving a gun and assault on Helvetia Road, Saturday night 8-31-13. Deputies found Sharon G. Harris age 51 of Helvetia Road and Michael Whitehead age 26 of Earl Howard Road, Corbin. Both were yelling at officers and found to be intoxicated. After a brief struggle both were arrested and charged with Public Intoxication –Controlled Substances, Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest. Both were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. The  investigation is continuing.

Middlesboro Man Charged With Theft And Forgery

Middlesboro Police say a man admitted he stole money to buy pills. Officers arrested 33-year-old Ray Paul Wilder and charged him with theft and forgery. An arrest citation says Wilder stole $140 from someone in Middlesboro and then admitted he used it to buy the pills. He is also charged with forgery for cashing a paycheck that was not his.

Middlesboro Man Charged With Assault After Using A Toy Horse To Hit A Man

Middlesboro Police charged a man with assault for using a toy horse to hit a man. Police say Bobby Edward Manis, Jr used the toy horse rocker to hit Ward Hughett during an argument on Friday morning. Police say Hughett had a large cut on his arm that required medical attention. Manis is in the Bell County Detention Center.

Man Arrested In Laurel County And Charged With DUI And Receiving Stolen Property

A man was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence and receiving stolen property last Thursday in Laurel County. Police say Don Collett, age 31 years old, was arrested after they got a complaint. While investigating, officers found a 12-gauge shotgun that was reported stolen in Collett's minivan. He was taken to the Laurel County Detention Center.

An Arrest Has Been Made In A Home Invasion In Whitley County

An arrest has been made in a home invasion in Whitley County more than a week ago. Police say Nicholas Campbell was arrested on Friday after he was wanted for entering a home in the Rockholds Community without permission. They say on August 21st, Campbell went into a home and the woman in the house told him to leave while holding a shotgun. He is charged with second degree burglary. He was found at the home of Amanda Kuskowski. Kuskowski was charged with hindering prosecution and apprehension.

Off-duty McCreary Co. Firefighter Critically Injured In House Fire

A McCreary County firefighter is in the hospital after running into a burning building while off-duty Friday night. Lieutenant Arlie Hill and Lieutenant Adam Stephens with the Whitley City Fire Department saw the fire on Water Plant Road and went into action. They both live nearby so they were able to respond to the scene quickly. Shortly after Hill entered the house an explosion occured and he became trapped in a room. Stephens wasn’t far behind and was able to rescue Hill from the home. Stephens suffered a few burns on his arm and face but unfortunately, Hill wasn't so lucky. Hill suffered burns over 90% of his body and is in critical condition at the University of Cincinnati Hospital. Arson inspectors are still investigating the cause of the fire as say no one was living in the home at the time.

Laurel County Murder Suspect Says He Killed His Wife To End Her Pain

Sheriff John Root is reporting Detective Charlie Loomis is investigating an overnight shooting that left a woman dead. Deputies were called to a residence on Greenlawn Subdivision Road, 10 miles southeast of London at approx.2:30 A.M. on Wednesday morning(8-28-2013). A male caller phoned Laurel 911 dispatch advising that he had shot his wife. Chris Chumbley has been arrested and is in the Laurel County Detention Center. He is charged with the  murder of his wife Virginia. Chumbley told WYMT-TV his wife asked him to end her pain. He told them she was suffering from breast cancer that had spread. The investigation continues.