A Corbin, Kentucky Man Wanted in Franklin County arrested at Scene of Disturbance Call by Laurel Deputies

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Wes Brown along with Deputy Stephen Walker arrested Jonathan Forbes age 60 of Corbin on Saturday evening February 25, 2023 at approximately 5:55 PM.

The arrest occurred off Byerly Road, approximately 13 miles South of London after deputies were dispatched to a disturbance call there.

Upon arrival at the scene deputies learned that  Jonathan Forbes was wanted on a Franklin Circuit Court bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in court on charges of :

  • Theft by deception
  • Theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000
  • Probation violation for felony offense

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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


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