Wanted Barbourville, Kentucky Woman taken into Custody off South Stewart Road south of London in Laurel County

Amanda Messer

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Greg Poynter arrested Amanda Messer age 42 of Barbourville, KY on Saturday morning September 17, 2022 at approximately 9:42 AM. 

The arrest occurred off South Stewart Road, approximately 10 miles South of London after deputies received information of a subject apparently passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle there.  In addition this subject was wanted on numerous outstanding warrants.

Amanda Messer was charged with:

  • Operating a motor vehicle under the influence – second offense
  • Driving on a DUI suspended license – second offense

In addition, the subject was charged on a Knox District Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on charges of:

  • Possession of a controlled substance – third-degree
  • Promoting contraband – first-degree
  • Tampering with physical evidence

Also the subject was charged on a Laurel District Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on charges of:

  • Operating a motor vehicle under the influence – first offense
  • Possession of a controlled substance – third-degree
  • Promoting contraband – second-degree

The subject was also charged on a Laurel District Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on charges of:

  • Operating on suspended or revoked operator's license

The subject was also charged on a Whitley District Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on charges of;

public intoxication – controlled substances.

This subject was also charged on a 2nd Whitley District Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on charges of:

  • Operating on suspended or revoked operator's license

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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

Wanted Barbourville, Kentucky Woman taken into Custody off South Stewart Road south of London in Laurel County

 

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