Wanted Williamsburg Woman arrested at Complaint Scene in Laurel County, Kentucky

LONDON, KY (January 23, 2023) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Greg Poynter arrested Melissa Auntenrieb age 39 of Williamsburg on Saturday afternoon January 21, 2023 at approximately 1:35 AM.

The arrest occurred at a business off West Cumberland Gap Parkway approximately 10 miles South of London after Deputy Poynter was dispatched to a complaint of a subject refusing to leave a business after having been asked to do so by the business management.

When Deputy Poynter arrived at the scene he advised the subject that the business had asked her to leave and that if she did not leave she would be arrested and she refused.

In addition, during the investigation it was learned that the subject was also wanted on an outstanding warrant.

Melissa Auntenrieb was charged with:

  • Criminal trespassing – third-degree

In addition, this subject was charged on a Whitley District Court bench warrant of arrest charging:

  • Contempt of court regarding child support

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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


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