Manchester woman nabbed by police in Laurel County for shoplifting

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Deputy Kyle Gray along with CSO Brandon McCoy arrested Whitney Tara Broughton, age 27, of Kennedy Hill Rd., Manchester, on October 14, 2015, at approximately 9:20 PM.

The arrest occurred at Walmart near Corbin in southern Laurel County after Walmart's loss prevention team detained this subject. When deputies arrived at the scene and conducted an investigation, they learned that this subject had allegedly been observed concealing store merchandise on her person, total value of over $36.

Whitney Tara Broughton was charged with theft by unlawful taking – shoplifting. In addition, this subject was charged on a Whitley County bench warrant of arrest for failure to appear in court regarding a charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Whitney Tara Broughton was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Photo attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.


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