Man accused of taking money that was to benefit child abuse victims

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Brad Mink along with Detective Kyle Gray arrested Emanuel Hoskins age 45 of Adams Rd., Corbin on Tuesday morning August 2nd 2019 at approximately 11:49 AM.

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The arrest occurred off Adams Rd., approx. 10 miles South of London after this subject was charged on two outstanding warrants.

This individual was charged on a Laurel District Court warrant of arrest charging theft by unlawful taking under $500 following an investigation conducted by the Deputy Brad Mink alleging that this individual on June 18, 2019 at 1:00 AM in the morning can be observed on video surveillance taking a donation jar of money that was designed to benefit child abuse victims – this donation jar was inside a business off KY 770 in southern Laurel County. Total value of donated money inside the jar of money was approximately $66.

In addition, this subject was charged on a Knox District Court warrant of arrest obtained by Trooper Sidney Wagner charging theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000; criminal mischief – third-degree.

Trooper Wagner states that allegedly on June 23, 2019 this individual took two Craftsman nail guns, a Craftsman Dremel tool, and a hydraulic staple gun along with a weedeater that was apparently thrown from the rear of a vehicle causing damage.

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Corrections Center.

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


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