Two arrested including a Wanted Suspect during Investigation of an Alleged Assault in Laurel County, Kentucky


LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Wes Brown along with Deputy Austyn Weddle, Deputy Travis Napier, Deputy Zach Allen arrested two individuals on Saturday evening October 22, 2022 at approximately 5:31 PM.

The arrests occurred off Old Richmond Road, approximately 3 miles north of London after deputies were dispatched to an alleged assault there.

Upon arrival at the scene deputies conducted an investigation and learned that allegedly one of the subjects had struck a male subject.

In addition, it was determined that another male subject there was wanted on outstanding warrants.

The two arrested individuals were identified as: Roger Young age 50 of East Bernstadt, KY and Gilbert Young age 54 of London, KY.

Youngs Roger and Gilbert LSO Oct 2022

Roger Young and Gilbert Young - Photo credit: Laurel County Correctional Center

Roger Young was charged with:

  • Assault – 4th degree

Gilbert Young was charged on a Laurel Circuit Court bench warrant of arrest charging probation violation regarding charges of:

  • Possession of a handgun by a convicted felon
  • Persistent felony offender

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

  • Drug charges

These two individuals were lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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


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