Wanted Man Arrested during a Complaint Investigation in Laurel County, Kentucky

LONDON, KY (April 21, 2023) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Stephen Walker arrested Melvin Stigall Jr. age 43 of London on Thursday afternoon April 20, 2023 at approximately 2:30 PM.

The arrest occurred off Old Richmond Road approximately 2 miles north of London while Deputy Walker was investigating a complaint there.

Melvin Stigall

Melvin Stigall was charged on a Wayne Circuit Court indictment warrant of arrest charging:

  • Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
  • Fleeing or evading police – second-degree – on foot

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

  • Public intoxication – controlled substances
  • Contempt of court

This individual was lodged in the Laurel Correctional Center.

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


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