Laurel Deputies dispatched to complaint of a dispute with assault

Laurel County, KY -  Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Gary Mehler and his K-9 “Edge” along with Deputy Rick Cloyd and Deputy Robert Reed arrested Brandy Lee Karner age 37 of Forest View Rd., London on Tuesday night June 11, 2019 at approximately 10:15 PM.

Brandy Lee Karne

The arrest occurred off Hwy 490 approximately 4 miles north of London after deputies were dispatched to a complaint of a dispute with assault there.

Upon arrival at the scene deputies encountered this subject who came outside and began yelling and cursing obscenities at deputies there creating a disturbance in the area.

Deputies noted that this subject had bloodshot glassy eyes and was emitting a very strong odor of alcoholic beverages from her person.

Deputies noted this subject took a confrontational stance and upon arrest began pulling away from deputies.

While being transported to the detention center this subject continued to yell obscenities and threats at deputies.

Brandy Lee Karner was charged with:

  • Alcohol intoxication in a public place
  • Disorderly conduct – second-degree
  • Menacing
  • Resisting arrest
  • Terroristic threatening – third-degree

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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


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