Man Arrested After A Stabbing Incident At A London Gas Station

The London Police Department responded to a crime tip that a stabbing had occurred at the Shell Gas Station on 192. The manager at the gas station told officers a man, later identified as 30 year old Robert L. Collins of London, was in the store hours before the stabbing and had taken a Mountain Dew without paying. He then returned to the store and became angry when he was asked by the manager to leave. He then pulled out a pocket knife and began waving it around. The manager told officers that a bystander began to haelp remove Collins from the store when a scuffle broke out resulting in a laceration to the bystander. Collins then left the scene. Police went to Collin's home where he was arrested. He was charged with assault and lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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Man Arrested After Stolen Phone Out Of Tennessee Tracked To London

The London Police Department says officers were dispatched to Wal-Mart to investigate a stolen phone out of Tennessee that had been tracked there. Officers found 37 year old Michael A. Cluff  there in the parking lot talking on the stolen phone. When police confronted Cluff he claimed he had found the phone in the parking lot. During his arrest officers found a plastic bag on him containing two Xanax pills. He also had a Laurel County warrant out on him. The stolen phone was returned to the victim and Cluff was charged with possession of a controlled substance and receiving stolen property. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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East Bernstadt Man Arrested After Falsley Reporting Truck Theft

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called out to investigate the report by 26 year old Robert D. Collier that his pickup had been stolen. During the investigation it was determined the truck had not been stolen and that Collier was under the influence. Officers say Collier admitted to using meth. Collier was arrested and charged with falsely reporting an incident and public intoxication – controlled substances. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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London Police Looking For Bank Robbery Suspect

The London Police Department continues to investigate a bank robbery that occured Friday at 1st Trust Bank in the London Shopping Center. Investigators have released pictures of the man who stole over $16,000 in cash. He is described as white, around six feet tall and is between 180-200 pounds. He was wearing a camouflage beanie hat, sunglasses, black long sleeve shirt, black gloves, blue jean cargo pants and black boots. Police say he has a black semi-automatic handgun in his possession. Investigators believe he may be traveling in a silver newer model four-door Honda with spoke rims. If anyone has any information call the London Police Department at (606) 878-7004, (606) 878-7000, or through

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Veterinarians Say Parvovirus On The Rise In Eastern Kentucky

A disease that can prove fatal to dogs is on the rise in Eastern Kentucky. Veterinarians say they have seen an increase in the Parvovirus, a contagious disease in dogs. They say many people do not know just how quickly the disease can spread. Officials say two factors are adding to the disease: Dog owners not vaccinating their pets and an increase in strays animals. They say the easiest way to make sure your four-legged friend is safe is to simply vaccinate them. Veterinarians say they start vaccinating as early as weeks old and then go through a vaccination protocol.

Fariston Man Arrested On Drug Charges

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says after getting complaints of drug activity on Fariston Road, deputies went to the home of 54 year old Marty Sizemore. During the investigation officers found numerous pills, marijuana, digital scales, narcotic pill bottles with other people's names on them and 4 guns. Sizemore was arrested and charged with conspiracy to traffic in a controlled substance, trafficking in marijuana and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. Sheriff John Root reminds citizens to report drug activity to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office by calling (606) 864-6600, e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or personal message the department's Facebook page.

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Laurel County Police Arrest Three People During Drug Bust

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says deputies arrested three people during a drug bust off West Cumberland Gap Parkway near Corbin. Officers say they found drugs on 37 year old Shalisha Wilson of Stoney Fork. She was also under the influence. Two others, 20 year old Katelyn Hollin of London and 32 year old Adam Ray Grubb of Corbin were wanted on warrants. They were all Laurel County detention Center.

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Woman Arrested After Allegedly Stealing From Restaurant Where She Worked

Laurel County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a worker at Fiesta Mexicana who they say stole money from the restaurant over a period of time. Crystal Lynn Caldwell was taken into custody after she allegedly got an old payroll stub from the restaurant and used the routing numbers to take money, totalling $5,487.60. Deputies say Caldwell used the money to pay rent, make car payments and pay other bills and credit cards off. Caldwell was charged with theft by unlawful taking and while the jail staff was booking her, they found what they believe to be Xanax in her possession. She was then also charged with promoting contraband. She was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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Laurel County Police Arrest Woman After She Allegedly Tries To Shoplift $1,000 In Merchandise

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested a woman for allegedly trying to steal over a thousand dollars in merchandise. Officers arrested 40-year-old Sonya Frederick after she was detained by Walmart’s loss prevention team. Deputies say the woman shoplifted items including tools, jewelry, clothing and others. She was charged with theft by unlawful taking - shoplifting. Frederick was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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