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.

 

Cold Case Murder investigation

(LONDON, KY.) – The Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London has been following up on leads into the Murder of Clay County Sheriff James M. "Matt" Sizemore on Sunday, June 01, 1969. Sheriff Sizemore was found shot to death on Ephram Creek Road, off of KY 687, southwest of Manchester, KY.

 

On Thursday, May 03, 2012 the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London received, from the Clay County Grand Jury, a indictment for Murder against Oran Brumley, 61, formerly of Clay County.

 

Trooper Jeff Senters is in charge of the investigation and was assisted by KSP Detective Mark Allen, Retired KSP Detective Robert Cox, Retired KSP Sergeant Rowland Huckabee and the former Clay County Sheriff Ed Jordan.

Update on stabbing

Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Sgt Greg Poynter, Deputy Shawn Borviak, and Deputy Robbie Grimes responded to a complaint of a reported stabbing which occurred on Payne Trail Road, 2 miles east of London on Wednesday afternoon (5-2-2012) at approx. 5 P.M. The victim is identified as: Tommy Smith age 44 of Payne Trail Road, London . He received a stab wound to the abdomen and was treated by EMS, and Ambulance Inc. Of Laurel County , and airlifted from the scene by helicopter to UK Med Center in Lexington. The suspect fled the scene in a yellow colored Lincoln, and has not been located despite a search of the area .Allegedly the stabbing was the result of an altercation between the two men yesterday, and the suspect returned today, and another altercation occurred between the two men. A person of interest is being sought for questioning by the Sheriff’s Office , and he is identified as: William Joshua Tyler Smallwood age 18. He had been staying on Payne Trail recently.

Laurel Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Eddy Sizemore assisted on the investigation.

Laurel Sheriff’s Detective Daryl Zanet is the lead investigator, and the investigation is continuing.

 

Update on 5-3-2012 at 2:50 P.M.

On 5-3-2012 at approx. 3 A.M. William Smallwood age 18 of Collins Cemetery Road, Manchester turned himself in at London regarding the stabbing which occurred earlier on Payne Trail Road, London. He was charged with Assault 1st degree and lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility. Laurel Sheriff’s Detective Daryl Zanet is continuing to investigate.