Three Arrested as Traffic Stop Turns into a Drug Investigation Leading to a Motel Room in Southest Kentucky

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LONDON, KY (September 15, 2020) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Justin Taylor along with Deputy Landry Collett and Deputy James Fox arrested three individuals early Tuesday morning September 15, 2020 at approximately 5:25 AM.

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The arrests occurred off West Cumberland Gap Parkway approximately 10 miles South of London following a traffic stop conducted on a black colored Toyota Corolla where occupants in the vehicle were found in possession of suspected Methamphetamine and digital scales.

In addition, as the investigation continued, deputies found more suspected Methamphetamine in these subject's motel room nearby.

One of the three individuals was a wanted fugitive.

The three arrested individuals were identified as:

Kendra R. Bain age 27 Vermillion Dr., Corbin charged with

  • Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Drug paraphernalia

Clancy Jackson, Jr. age 31 of Oak Place Apartments, Corbin charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Drug paraphernalia

Jamesmax Randall Herren age 33 of Lynn School Rd., Corbin charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

In addition, this subject was charged with:

  • Being a fugitive wanted by Warren County Ohio Sheriff's office – Full extradition was authorized

All three individuals were lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photos of the accused courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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Laurel County Sheriff John Root (left) stated that drug investigations and arrests will continue in Laurel County.

To report drug activity, citizens may contact the Laurel County Sheriff's office at 606-864-6600 or message us on Facebook at: Laurel County Sheriff's Office or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All information will be strictly confidential.


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