Man Arrested In London After Leading Troopers On High Speed Chase

The Kentucky State Police say a man was arrested in London after he refused to stop for police and led them in a high-speed chase. Troopers say Joseph Padilla was driving with only one headlight when they tried to pull him over. Police say Padilla speed up, ran a stop sign and reached more than 70 miles per hour in a 35 zone. Padilla jumped out of the moving car in a field and fled on foot. Troopers say he ran through two fields before they caught him. Police say there was a syringe in his pocket they say he had used to take a whole Subozone strip the day before. He also didn't have a driver's license and his car's license plate belonged to a different car. Padilla was charged with DUI, fleeing or evading police and several others. He was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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Knox County Police Arrest Man On Drug And Shoplifting Charges

The Knox County Sheriff's Office say a man deputies arrested on drug trafficking charges is also responsible for shoplifting meat from a store in Pineville. Timothy Miller was arrested in the Flat Lick community. Deputies were executing drug trafficking warrants when they found Miller inside a home with what they believe to be meth. During the investigation they confirmed Miller was the same man who stole meat from Long's Pic Pac Store in Pineville. In the surveillance video, Miller can be seen sneaking the meat into his pants before walking out of the store. Miller was charged with trafficking a controlled substance, assault and resisting arrest. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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Williamsburg Police Looking For Suspects In String Of Thefts

Police in Williamsburg are asking for help finding three male suspects they say took a bicycle and two scooters from a residence on 10th Street Sunday. They posted on Facebook saying there have been several thefts, including the bicycle and scooter theft, police have worked in the area within the last two weeks. Other thefts they have seen include suspects taking cash, debit cards, change and electronic items from unlocked cars. They are asking everyone to lock their vehicles and take extra measures to make sure you are protected. Police say they are increasing their patrols in the Highland Park and downtown areas. If you have any information about any of the thefts call the Williamsbug Police Department at (606) 549-6017.

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Teen Shoots Man In Laurel County

Laurel County Sheriff John Root says a man was shot by a teenager in London. Deputies say 38 year old Timothy D. Smith was outside his home when he was shot once in the leg by a 16-year-old boy. The teenager was armed with a .45 caliber pistol. The teen ran away and was caught an hour later. The shooting happened off Slate Lick Road. Public Information Officer Gilbert Acciardo said the teenager was found less than a mile away. Police say the teenager went to Smith's home to talk about a stolen weapon and during the conversation, the teenager began shooting. He also fired on Smith's mobile home, where several people lived. The 16-year-old was charged with assault (first-degree), wanton endangerment, tampering with physical evidence and giving false identifying information. He was lodged in Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Facility. Smith was taken to the UK Medical Center in Lexington for treatment of what police say is a non-life threatening injury.

Knox County Man Arrested After Home Break In

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says were called out on a burglary in progress on Evergreen Road in Flat Lick. A woman at the home said 25 year old Lee Warren had beat on her door and kicked it open. She said Warren ran at her in a rage yelling he wanted her keys. She said she ran into the basement and locked the door and stayed on the phone with Knox Dispatch. She told the dispatcher that she could hear him jumping up and down on the roof of her car. When officers arrived she said Warren had just left on foot. Deputies found him walking on 25E in Flat Lick. He was arrested and charged with burglary and criminal mischief. He was also wanted on a Bell County warrant for failure to appear on a public intoxication/controlled substance charge. Warren was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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Knox County Man Arrested For Burglary

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called out to a home on Brices Creek Road where a burglary had been reported. During the investigation, it was determined that 32 year old Dustin Abner had broken in and stole items. While police were still at the scene, they received a complaint that Abner was at his home fighting with some people armed with a machete. When deputies arrived there at that location, they could hear a scuffle going on inside. Officers went in and found Abner holding a machete. After several commands he dropped the machete. A woman there had allegedly been assaulted by Abner. Deputies also found stolen items from the burglary. Abner was arrested and charged with burglary, disorderly conduct and menacing. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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Suspect In Hazard Robbery Arrested In Clay County With Stolen Plates Out Of Laurel County

The suspect from Tuesday's robbery at the Hazard Village Rite Aid has been arrested, along with a passenger in the vehicle he was driving. Hazard police say the Clay County Sheriff's Department and Kentucky State Police stopped 38 year old Michael Scott Ganues of Georgia and a woman who identified herself as Michelle Davis after their vehicle broke down. The woman later turned out to actually be 49 year old Michelle L. Lindsey of Dry Ridge. The car had a stolen license plate from Laurel County. After checking under the seat where Lindsey was sitting, the deputies found two baggies of meth and a white pill. Officials say she denied the pills were hers and called them "crooked cops". Ganues was charged with robbery and a Perry County warrant. Lindsey was charged with drug possession, giving an officer a false identity, being a fugitive from Georgia and several Kentucky warrants. They were lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.

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Whitley County Police Investigating Road Rage Assault

The Whitley County Sheriff's Office is investigating a road rage incident. Deputies say the victim, a truck driver, reported the assault happened Tuesday evening at the welcome center on I-75 near the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. He said while traveling northbound, he was engaged by a hostile driver. The man said when they exited at the rest area, the hostile driver confronted and physically assaulted him. The victim said the assailant "pistol whipped" him with a revolver, and the firearm discharged one round during the altercation. The victim was not hit by the bullet, but it did pass through the truck's cab. He said the assailant fled the scene in what's believed to be a maroon Ford Taurus. He is described as a black man of light build and approximately 5'8" tall. He had dreadlocks and the letter "L" which looked like U of L logo tattooed on his neck. Anyone with information is urged to call Whitley County Sheriff's Office at (606) 549-6017.

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Laurel County Man Arrested After Domestic Argument Turns Physical

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called out to a home in the County Farm Estates area where a woman was allegedly assaulted. When officers arrived they found there was an argument that turned physical. The woman had an injury to the back of her head. Police arrested 63 year old Glyndon Lee Hacker and charged him with assault – domestic violence. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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Williamsburg Woman Arrested After Her Child Was Found Alone

A Williamsburg woman was arrested this week after her child was found alone in Middlesboro. Police responded to a call regarding a possible lost child. An officer found the six-year-old boy and asked where his mother was. The boy led the officer to an apartment in Lincoln Homes. Officers later found 37 year old Irene Ramsey-Fuller of Williamsburg hiding behind Lincoln Homes. Ramsey-Fuller was arrested after she tried to run from police. She was charged with possession of controlled substances, methamphetamine, endangering the welfare of a minor among others. Ramsey-Fuller was lodged in the Bell County Detention Center.

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