LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that on Tuesday morning August 22, 2023, Sheriff's investigators developed a lead on a suspect from a reported burglary and identified, located & arrested the individual.
Dakota W. Smith age 26 (no address listed) was taken into custody off U.S. 25, one mile north of London.
Dakota Smith was charged with:
- BURGLARY, 3RD DEGREE
This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Photo of the accused is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Surveillance photo of the suspect is from the Laurel County Sheriff's office.
Investigation by: Laurel Sheriffs Deputy Allen Turner (Case Officer), Capt. Chris Edwards, Detective Taylor McDaniel. —Arrest made less than 24 hours after case was reported. .
The Laurel County Sheriffs office office released the following message just after the crime was reported:
Please help us identify the suspect pictured in a surveillance photo from a burglary off U.S. 25, just north of London Sunday night 8-21-2023.
If anyone has any information on the pictured suspect, they are asked to contact the Laurel County Sheriffs office at 606-864-6600 or personal message the Sheriffs Office Facebook page at Laurel County Sheriffs Office or utilize the Sheriffs office app on their cell phone or email to: .
Deputy Allen Turner is investigating
SOURCE: Laurel County Sheriff's Office.