Investigation on car stuck in a snow pile leads to three arrests

Laurel County, Ky. - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Deputy Mikey Ashurst arrested three individuals on Tuesday night February 24, 2015 at approximately 10:10 P.M.

The arrests occurred off West Cumberland Gap Parkway approximately 10 miles south of London after Deputy Ashurst conducted an investigation on a blue colored Chevrolet Impala that he observed stuck in a snow pile in front of a business off US 25E.

Deputy Ashurst detected a strong odor of alcoholic beverages emitting from the driver of the Impala, and determined that the driver was under the influence.

Arrested was: Tilda Smallwood age 53 Philpot Road, London - Charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence – first offense and careless driving.

Also arrested were 2 other occupants in the vehicle wanted on outstanding Laurel County bench warrants of arrest for failure to appear in court.

They were: Rex Smallwood age 26 and Thomas Smallwood age 23 both also of Philpot Road, London.

All three subjects were lodged in Laurel County Detention Center.

Photos attached are courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.


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