Laurel County Police Recover Stolen Trailer And Make Arrest With The Help Of Citizen's Tips

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says deputies made an arrest in the case of a stolen trailer. The trailer was reported stolen from a car lot in southern Laurel County off US 25 in the early morning hours Monday. Surveillance photos from the car lot was posted on the Sheriff's Office Facebook page. After getting numerous tips officers pulled over a truck pulling a trailer on I-75 and found the trailer was the one reported stolen. The driver, Carl J. Smith, reportedly admitted to stealing the trailer and was charged with theft. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. Sheriff Root thanked the public for their assistance in the case. He said the arrest and recovery of the stolen trailer was a great cooperative effort between the business, area citizens, and the Sheriff's office.

Carl Smith