Michael Holt

Robbery Arrest of an East Bernstadt, Kentucky Man at a Business off Highway 490 in Laurel County

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Byron Grimes arrested Michael Holt age 37 of East Bernstadt on Wednesday night November 1, 2023 at approximately 10:25 PM.

The arrest occurred at Apeyard Market off Highway 490, approximately 5 miles north of London after Deputy Grimes was dispatched to a burglary in progress there.

Upon arrival at the scene deputy Grimes encountered a store employee and the suspect, Michael Holt.

Deputy Grimes noted observing that the front door had been kicked and the glass shattered.

An investigation was conducted where it was learned that allegedly the suspect had attempted to rob the ATM machine.

Michael Holt was charged with:

  • Robbery – second-degree
  • Criminal mischief – second-degree

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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

Assisting at the scene for the Sheriff's office were: Laurel Sheriff's shift Sgt. Travis Napier, Deputy Wes Brown, and Deputy Zach Allen.


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