Man Facing Shoplifting And Public Intoxication Charges

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says a man is facing charges after he tried to steal more than $200 worth of items from Walmart. Deputies say 39 year old Larry Christopher Helton was detained by the store's loss prevention team who had allegedly caught him trying to take $202 worth of items without paying. Police also found he was under the influence. He was charged with public intoxication and theft by unlawful taking. Helton was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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Laurel County Police Arrest Man After He Allegedly Broke Into A Home And Ate Ice Cream

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says  deputies were called out to a home off KY 552 near Lily on a report of a break in in progress. When officers arrived the homeowner told them he heard his dogs barking downstairs. He said when he went downstairs he found a man, later identified as 24-year-old Joshua Hampton, in his kitchen drinking milk and eating ice cream. The homeowner told police he did not know Hampton. Deputies determined Hampton unlawfully entered the home. Hampton was arrested and charged with burglary. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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Laurel County Police Arrest Two People In Drug Bust

The Laurel Sheriff's Office says deputies and detectives arrested two people as part of a drug investigation on Fire Station Road north of London. Officers found 50 year old Troy Darrell Miller and 35 year old Melissa Ann Campbell in possession of loaded needles and marijuana. They were both charged with drug possession and drug paraphernalia. They were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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Man Indicted For Murder In 2016 Pulaski County Crash

A man has been indicted for murder following a 2016 crash that left Pulaski County man dead. Police say Billie Vanover was high on drugs when he hit and killed Charles Graves in July of 2016. They say he was high on meth and has been indicted on murder. Police say Vanover swerved through three lanes on highway 27 hitting Graves vehicle and killing him. Vanover was lodged in the Pulaski County Jail. Jail records show he was picked up by a US Marshal.

Man Arrested After Crashing Car Into House In Knox County

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested a man after he crashed into a house.  Deputies say 45 year old Curtis Riley lost controll and hit the house on Callebs Creek Road. They say he then fled the scene. Police were able to find Riley and charged him with DUI , criminal mischief, leaving the scene of an accident and more. Riley was lodged the Knox County Detention Center.

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Shoplifting Complaint Leads To Arrest In London

Police in London were called out to Walmart on a shoplifting complaint and ended up arrested a man wanted in other thefts. Police took Thomas Scott into custody. Officers say Scott tried to steal more than $34,000 worth of items. Scott also had other warrants out for him. One of those included a case from September where Scott allegedly broke into someone's home while the owner slept. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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In A Surprise Move A Woman Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Knox County Murder Case

There was a surprise plea deal this week in a Knox County murder case. Officials say Hailey Bond accepted a plea deal which amended her charge to second degree manslaughter. Prosecutors recommended a ten year sentence. Bond killed her father's fiance, Lilly Sizemore, last year. Sizemore tried to stop an argument between the pair. Sentencing is scheduled for December 19th.

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Police In Laurel County Looking For Missing Teen

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Laurel County Drug Bust Results In 7 Arrests

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says a drug bust this week netted seven people. Deputies and detectives went to a home off Old KY 30 north of London with a search warrant. Officers found several bags of suspected crystal meth, scales, needles, glass pipes, ziploc bags and drugs. Possible stolen property was also found. Those arrested were 33 year old JR Brock of East Bernstadt, 44 year old Ronnie Ray Colwell of London, 28 year old David A. Gibson of East Bernstadt, 51 year old Timothy Jarvis of East Bernstadt, 45 year old Joyce Liford of East Bernstadt, 47 year old Crystal Rae Neeley of London and 36 year old Russell Ray Vaughn of London. They were all lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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False Break In Report Leads To Drug And Firearms Charges For Knox County Couple

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called out to a home on Ron Cecil Road where a woman reported a break in in progress. While officers were in route the woman told dispatchers they were inside her home and armed with a gun. When deputies arrived and went in the home the woman and her boyfriend came out of the bedroom and was obviously very intoxicated. No one else was found there during a search, inside or out. They did find over 15 syringes, two plastic baggies of suspected crystal meth, two marijuana joints, a meth smoking pipe and a loaded 9mm semi –automatic handgun on the bed. Deputies arrested 42 year old Betsy Cecil and 49 year old Brian K Simpson and charged them with drug and firearms offenses as well as falsely reporting an incident. They were lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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