Subject accused of shoplifting also charged on warrant of arrest



Laurel County, Ky. - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Deputy Kyle Gray arrested a Barbourville resident on Tuesday night February 24, 2015 at approximately 9:15 P.M.

Arrested was Miranda Hamilton age 20 of North Allison Avenue, Barbourville, KY.

The arrest occurred at Walmart near Corbin in southern Laurel County after this subject was detained by Walmart's loss prevention team.

When Deputy Gray arrived at the scene and conducted an investigation he learned that this subject had allegedly been observed concealing store merchandise on her person value more than $189.

Miranda Hamilton was charged with theft by unlawful taking – shoplifting.

In addition, this subject was charged on a Knox County bench warrant of arrest for failure to appear in court and a Knox County warrant of arrest charging theft by unlawful taking – this subject allegedly took a cell phone out of a vehicle without the permission of the owner of the cell phone.

Miranda Hamilton was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Photo attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.


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