Laurel County, Kentucky Man Arrested off Highway 1376 on a Fugitive Warrant from Adams County, Ohio

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's K-9/shift Sgt. Gary Mehler arrested Joshua Eugene Stratton age 33 of Love Road, London on Friday afternoon December 29, 2023 at approximately 4:10 PM.

The arrest occurred off Highway 1376 approximately 4 miles north of London after this subject was charged with being a fugitive from another state.

The subject, Joshua Eugene Stratton of Love Road, London, KY was arrested on a fugitive warrant from Adams County, Ohio charging:

  • Rape

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

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

Assisting on the arrest for the Laurel County Sheriff's Office were: Shift Sgt. Brett Reeves and Deputy Nate Bishop.

Assisting from the London City Police Department were: Sgt. Troy Truitt, K-9 patrol officer Dylan Messer, and Patrolman Jamie Etherton.


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