LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Detective Robert Reed along with Detective Taylor McDaniel arrested Chad Curry age 46 of Curry Road, London on Monday afternoon March 29, 2020 at approximately 3:45 PM.
The arrest occurred off Curry Road after Sheriff's detectives followed up on a lead regarding a theft investigated by Detective Reed where allegedly a wallet was left in a basket at a business off Blackwater Road approximately 10 miles east of London on Monday and the wallet was stolen from the basket and removed from the store after the victim accidentally left the wallet in the basket.
A press release was posted on the Laurel County Sheriff's Office Facebook page about the theft with a surveillance photo (left) and within five minutes numerous tips naming Chad Curry as the suspect were received.
Sheriff's detectives traveled to Curry’s residence and located him and asked him about the wallet which he removed from his back pocket and gave to detectives.
The suspect was arrested and during arrest found in possession of suspected Methamphetamine.
Chad Curry is charged with:
- Theft by unlawful taking under $500
- Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – second offense – Methamphetamine
This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Photo of accused being escorted into the Laurel County Sheriff's office by Sheriff's Detective Robert Reed and Detective Taylor McDaniel provided by the Laurel County Sheriff's office.