UPDATE - Arrest by LSO in Marathon Service Station armed robbery

The subject pictured right is being sought by the Laurel County Sheriff's Office is
attempting to evade arrest and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Detective Kevin Berry along with Detective Kyle Gray ,Capt. Chuck Johnson and Detective Jason Back arrested Charlene Jackson/Masters age 30 of Ravenswood Estates, London on Monday morning December 5, 2016 at approximately 10:39 AM.

The arrest occurred at apartments off American greeting card road, approximately 10 miles south of London after the Sheriff's office conducted a thorough investigation into a reported armed robbery which deputies had responded to on November 30, 2016 at approximately 6:05 AM. at the Marathon Service Station on Adams Road near Ky 770 and I – 75, approximately 10 miles south of London.

Deputies had been told that a lone gunmen armed with a pistol had robbed the female attendant and had locked her in a cooler and fled the scene on foot.

Sheriff's detectives and deputies have determined that the reported robbery was in fact a staged robbery allegedly planned by the store's female attendant and a male accomplice identified as Daniel Cornelius age 19 of OWA Lane, Williamsburg.

Charlene Jackson/Masters was charged with robbery – first-degree and was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. Her accomplice Daniel Cornelius is being sought by the Laurel County Sheriff's Office. He is attempting to evade arrest and should be considered armed and dangerous.

The Laurel County Sheriff's office has an active warrant on this subject for robbery - first-degree. Anyone with any information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Laurel County Sheriff's office at 606-864-6600 or 606-878-7000.

Deputy assisting on the arrest today included deputy Josh Scott and deputy Tommy Houston. Information will be strictly confidential. Investigation is continuing.

 

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