Fugitive Captured With Stolen Car on US25 E / Corbin

Corbin, Ky. (July 26th 2019 ) – On Thursday July 25th 2019 around 11:46 A.M. officer Steven Douglas with Kentucky State Police Vehicle Enforcement stopped a white 2012 KIA Forte on US25 E near the Knox/Laurel County line after observing the vehicle driving in a reckless manner.


After stopping the vehicle Officer Douglas found 40 year old Michael Brandon Holmes of Tabor City, North Carolina was a wanted fugitive from Iredell County, North Carolina on charges of Larceny of Motor Vehicles and Assault with a deadly Weapon charges. Further investigation found that Holmes was operating a stolen 2012 KIA at the time of stop and was operating on a suspended license. The vehicle was entered stolen by Middlesboro Police Department.

Holmes was arrested without further incident and lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center on charges of:

  • Receiving Stolen Property-Auto
  • Reckless Driving
  • Operating on Suspended License
  • Fugitive from Another State

Officer Steven Douglas continues the investigation.

 Assisting on Scene: CVE Officer Tyler Teaney.

Photo courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center 


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