Burglary arrest in Laurel County


Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Brad Mink arrested Robert L.Cole age 77 of Lily on Monday morning November 20, 2017 at approximately 11:38 AM.

The arrest occurred in London after Deputy Mink conducted an investigation regarding the theft of items that had allegedly been taken from a storage building/garage off Echo Valley Road where forced entry was made.  Furniture and household appliances had allegedly been taken.

Deputy Mink learned through investigation that a red F-150 had been seen there during the time of the theft and a suspect identified.

Robert Cole was charged with burglary – third-degree; theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000 and criminal mischief – first-degree and was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Photo attached of the accused is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.

Also assisting on the investigation was: Laurel Sheriff's Detective Chris Edwards and Deputy Byron Lawson.