Alleged Persistent Felony Offender served Indictment Warrant of Arrest at a Residence in Laurel County

LONDON, KY (April 4, 2022) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's/shift Sgt. Gary Mehler arrested Leonard Jones age 56 of North US Highway 25, East Bernstadt on Friday night April 1, 2022 at approximately 9:20 PM.

The arrest occurred at a residence off north US Highway 25 approximately 8 miles north of London after this subject was charged on a Laurel Circuit Court indictment warrant of arrest charging:

  • Theft by unlawful taking – auto – $10,000 or more but under $1 million
  • Persistent Felony offender I.

Leonard Jones was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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

Assisting on the arrest were: K-9 Detective Jake Miller, Drug interdiction unit Landry Collett, Deputy Travis Napier, and Deputy Dylan Messer


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