London man arrested following loud noise complaint

A Laurel County man is behind bars, arrested after officers responded to a loud party complaint. It happened Friday night at a home on Kermit Jones Road near London. Police say when they got to the home, they discovered one of the people there, 53 year old David Miller of London, had an outstanding bench warrant. Deputies say Miller ran out of the back of the home and hid in a crawlspace. Officers say once they found Miller, he fought them and resisted arrest. He is charged with alcohol intoxication, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Laurel County man faces charges after allegedly trying to kick in his ex-wife's door

A Laurel County man is behind bars following an incident early Thursday morning. Police were dispatched to a home on Haley Ridge Road, approximately four miles north of London around 3:30 a.m. A woman called to say her ex husband, John Osborne, was intoxicated and trying to kick in the front door. Once deputies arrived, they found Osborne hiding behind a trailer hitch on the residence and arrested him. He is charged with burglary second degree and alcohol intoxication in a public place.

Study reports overdose deaths in Kentucky declined in 2012

A new report by the Commonwealth of Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet shows overdose deaths declined in 2012. This is the first decline in ten years.The report also shows heroin overdose deaths increased by 550 percent over the past year. Law enforcement officials say there is more work to be done. Operation UNITE officials attribute House Bill 1 and more education and treatment facilities in the area to the lower number of overdose deaths in the state in 2012.

Road work to begin soon on Hal Rogers Parkway in Clay County

Lane closings will be in effect on KY 80 near the junction with U.S. 421 in Manchester and the Hal Rogers Parkway beginning Thursday, August 1 and concluding on Friday, August 30. Crews are repairing concrete bridge decks which have become pockmarked. Temporary traffic signals will be in place. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone and practice safe driving habits when traveling through the area. Road condition reports for District 11 routes are available by calling 511 or by visiting the 511 travel and traffic information web site at http://511.ky.gov.

man accused of posing as an FBI agent

A man is facing charges, accused of posing as an FBI agent. The Pulaski County constable says 30 year old Jonathan Cannada approached him during an incident Tuesday and claimed to be an FBI agent twice.The constable made several calls after talking to Cannada and found out he is not with the FBI. Cannada is charged with impersonating a peace officer.

Ohio man charged with abusing a child in Pulaski County

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office has arrested an Ohio manon charges of abusing a child. Police were called to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital where a 2 year old was being treated for injuries. Deputies say the child was apparently abused while camping with family at the Pulaski County Park. The boyfriend of the boy's mother, Joel Konrad age 27 of Cincinnati Ohio, was charged with criminal abuse, alcohol intoxication, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. He was lodged in the Pulaski County Jail. The boy was treated and released into the care of family members.

Wet weather dampening some businesses

This summer has been wetter than usual, and some businesses that depend on good weather have suffered. Some golfers say this summer has put a damper on their plans. In London, nine more inches of rain have fallen this year than on average. The General Manager of the Crooked Creek Golf Club, Ron Roberts, says the club has earned about 15 percent less revenue this golfing season than expected. Roberts says when people schedule tee times for specific dates, they sometimes can not reschedule for rain. He says weekend rain is more harmful for business because there are usually about twice as many golfers on weekends than weekdays.

City of Corbin officials say the community has benefited from becoming wet

City of Corbin officials say the community has benefited from becoming wet in June of 2012. Officials say increased revenue from alcohol taxes led to the purchase of five new police cars and the prices of business licenses being cut in half. Police say the number of DUI's in Corbin has gone down during the last year. Clara Patterson, the Corbin Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator said "Before they had to drive to Jellico or Richmond and you're bored driving home, you pop a beer, and you drink it on the way home. They don't have to do that now." ABC officials say the city brought in more than $700,000 in alcohol taxes since Corbin became wet.

The Kentucky State Police investigate a trespassing incident where a vehicle was hit by a train in East Bernstadt

The Kentucky State Police, Post 11 in London, investigated a trespassing incident where a vehicle was hit by a train in the East Bernstadt Community of Laurel County. Trooper Justin Oliver received a report of a vehicle hit by a train on CSX Railroad Property off of Hazel Patch Road. Trooper Oliver determined that a pickup truck had been driven onto the tracks where it became stuck. As the train approached a man and woman attempted to flag down the train but the train was unable to stop and struck the truck. They then fled the scene. An investigation led to the identity of the man as Bradley Wayne Fields, 27, of East Bernstadt. Police located Fields and charged him with Criminal Trespassing, Criminal Mischief, Failure to Report Traffic Accident and Failure to Maintain Required Insurance. The woman has not been identified. Fields was lodged in the Laurel County Jail.

 

A Pulaski Co. man pleaded guilty in a DUI crash that seriously injured his daughter

A Pulaski Co. man pleaded guilty in a DUI crash that seriously injured his daughter. Jimmy Jasper was driving his daughter Jaden home after picking her up at Northern Middle School on March 5th when the wreck occured. Jaden spent weeks at UK hospital where she had several surgeries and some call her a recovery nothing short of a miracle. Jasper admitted to the charges of assault, saying before the crash he had taken sleeping pills, anxiety medications and topped it off with 12 beers. It’s a crime punishable by 10 years in prison, but the deal has him on probation and under home incarceration for 9 months. The prosecutor says he spoke to Jaden for an hour and the recommended sentence was the result of that converstation.