Justin David Hampton

London, Kentucky Man Charged after Verbal Disagreement Allegedly turned Physical in Laurel County

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's K-9/shift Sgt. Gary Mehler along with Deputy Zach Allen arrested Justin David Hampton age 41 of London on Thursday evening November 23, 2023 at approximately 5:25 PM.

LSO logo Blackand Gold 200The arrest occurred off Hatcher Road, approximately 1 mile east of London after deputies were dispatched to an unknown problem there.

Tele communicators at Laurel 911 dispatch advised that they could hear a lot of screaming while on the phone with the complainant.

Upon arrival at the scene deputies conducted an investigation and learned that allegedly a verbal disagreement became physical when Hampton allegedly struck a male subject there.

Deputies noted redness to the cheek area of the victim.

Justin David Hampton was charged with:

  • Assault – 4th   degree

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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


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