LAUREL COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT ARREST A MAN CAUGHT STEALING IN EAST BERNSTADT

According to Sheriff John Root, Laurel sheriff’s Deputy Kirk Mays is investigating a complaint that a man had been caught stealing items from a business , 5 miles north of London in East Bernstadt just off Ky 490 on Monday night (7-18-2011) at 11:05 P.M. The owner, Junior Jarvis , had apparently caught a man on his business property –a body shop , and that suspect was trying to steal items from the business. Also stolen items were located in the suspect’s vehicle that was parked outside the business garage. The suspect was arrested by Deputy Mays and is identified as: Christopher B. Mills age 29 of McCracken Lane, East Bernstadt, charged with Burglary 2nd degree and lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility. The investigation is continuing.

 

KSP RECEIVED REPORTS OF A SCAM THROUGH TELEPHONE CALLS

(LONDON, KY) – The Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London has received a report of a scam that targets victims through a telephone call stating they have won a large sum of money or a valuable prize.

 

This particular call, from a cell phone that is registered in the country of Jamaica, originated from the “876” area code. It was from a person identifying himself as “Mr. Bill Johnson”.

 

The caller advises victims to send money via Western Union to a “Mr. Phillip Samuels” in Brooklyn, NY to receive their prize. The caller states the prize will be delivered to the victim’s home after the money has been received by Mr. Samuels.

 

These names are believed to be alias names and no positive identification of these individuals has been made.

 

No loss of money has been reported at this time.

 

Anyone receiving a call of this type is urged to disregard it completely and no one should ever send money, to anyone, for a prize they have supposedly won.

LAUREL COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT ARREST A LONDON MAN FOR FALSELY REPORTING INFORMATION

According to Sheriff John Root, Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Greg Turner arrested a Laurel County man on Monday night(7-18-2011) following an investigation into a 911 call that actually was determined to be false. Allegedly, Michael Whitehead age

63 of Earl Howard Road, London phoned 911 at 8:03 P.M. reporting that his daughter was in her residence on Swafford Drive, 8 miles south of London and that someone had cut her throat . 3 deputies along with Constable Tim Mays responded with lights and sirens on to the reported stabbing, but were unable to locate a victim. Following an investigation by Deputy Turner, it was determined that Michael Whitehead’s daughter was actually at the lake, and that the 911 call was a prank call. Michael Whitehead was arrested and charged with Falsely Reporting An Incident. Also arrested for falsely reporting an incident was Whitehead’s girlfriend –Sara D. Hall age 52, of Earl Howard Rd. London. Both were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility.

 

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Also a 3rd arrest was made at the scene. Deputy Milton Storm determined that another person at the scene had an outstanding bench warrant in Laurel District Court. Arrested was Anna Whitehead, age 25, of Philpot Road. London—also lodged in the laurel County Detention Facility.

LAUREL COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE A SUSPECT

According to Sheriff John Root, Laurel Sheriff’s Deputies are attempting to locate a suspect on a warrant and the suspect is attempting to evade arrest, and knows that there is a warrant for her arrest. The suspect is identified as Aurie Jones also known as Keisha, age 33 with a previous address of Level Green Road, Keavy. She possibly is staying in London city limits possibly in a residence in the vicinity of one of the bakeries. The warrant charges her with Felony Criminal Possession of a forged instrument. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department at 606-864-6600, or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. They can remain anonymous.

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LAUREL COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT SENDING ONE BOY TO SUMMER CAMP THIS WEEK

According to Sheriff John Root, the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is sending one boy to summer camp this week. The camper arrived at the sheriff’s department at 8 A.M. on Sunday morning(7-17-2011) to be transported by Laurel County Sheriff’s Court Security Officer Josh Scott in a sheriff’s department vehicle to the Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch Summer Camp located near Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area at Gilbertsville, Ky. Children are selected by Sheriffs all over Kentucky to attend the camp. Activities at the camp include swimming, fishing, arts and crafts, sports, camp fires, archery, and many more fun things. The campers attend free.

This year Sheriff John Root selected one boy from Laurel County to attend. He is: Jack Brown age 12 from London. He will stay all week, and return on Friday , July 22nd


NEW BASKETBALL COACHES WERE OFFICIALLY INTRODUCED AT NORTH LAUREL HIGH SCHOOL

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North Laurel Athletic Director Jimmy Durham introduced New North Laurel Girls Basketball Coach Eddie Mahan and New North Laurel Boys Basketball Coach Brad Sizemore during a press conference Monday!
photo by: Brian Sizemore, News Director

LAUREL COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATE R TEC CASE

According to Sheriff John Root, Laurel Sheriff’s Detective Stacy Anderkin is investigating a complaint that a 62 year old non verbal , wheelchair bound handicapped female was left on a parked, non running R-Tec van for 2 ½ ---3 ½ hours before being found by an R-Tec employee, on Wednesday evening (7-13-2011), at approx 7:36 P.M. , 10 miles south of London at an R-Tec lot. Laurel Sheriff’s Deputies Sgt Greg Poynter and Deputy Shawn Boroviak responded to the scene and had the victim transported by Ambulance Inc. Of Laurel County to BRMC where she was treated and released. Apparently, the driver stated that he thought everyone was off the bus when he parked it. Driver is identified as: Harvey Engle age 63 of Corbin.

Detective Anderkin will be presenting two cases before the August term of the Laurel County Grand Jury –Criminal Abuse, and Wanton Endangerment. The investigation is continuing

FATAL ATV CRASH IN WAYNE COUNTY

(LONDON, KY.) – On Sunday, July 17, 2011 at approximately 2:44 AM, the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, received a report of a single vehicle (ATV) traffic crash on Pottershop Road in the Jabez Community of Wayne County.

 

Upon arrival Trooper Wendell Higginbotham determined that, a 2006, Honda, TRX250, ATV operated by Tyler M. Conner, 21, of Maineville, OH was traveling southbound on Pottershop Road when it failed to negotiate a curve, leaving the roadway and striking a fence.

 

Tyler M. Conner was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY for treatment of his injuries and was pronounced dead at 11:19 AM.

 

Conner was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and alcohol usage is suspected.

 

Trooper Higginbotham is in charge of the investigation and was assisted by the Pulaski County EMS and the Faulbush Fire Department.

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