Subject with Drugs Apprehended in Laurel County, Kentucky after Foot Pursuit by Deputies

LONDON, KY (August 9, 2021) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's K-9/shift Sgt. Gary Mehler along with Deputy Brian France arrested Natosha Danielle Rains age 24 of Patterson Road, London on Sunday night August 8, 2021 at approximately 8:38 PM.

The arrest occurred off Highway 312, approximately 10 miles South of London after deputies were dispatched to a complaint there.

Upon arrival at the scene deputies observed a female subject flee from a garage area behind a residence there.

Following a foot pursuit, the female subject was apprehended as she ran into the woods.

Deputies found this individual in possession of loaded hypodermic needles that field tested positive for Methamphetamine.

During investigation, the female subject was determined to be under the influence.

Natosha Danielle Rains was charged with:

  • Fleeing or evading police – second-degree – on foot
  • Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Public intoxication – controlled substances
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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

Laurel County Sheriff John Root stated that drug arrests will continue in Laurel County.


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