Theft by Unlawful Taking arrest in Laurel County

Laurel County, Ky. - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Sgt. Robbie Grimes arrested Michael Britton age 41 of N. Kentucky Ave., Corbin on Thursday afternoon December 10, 2015 at approximately 4:36 PM.

The arrest occurred at a motel off Ky 770, approximately 10 miles south of London after Sgt. Grimes was called to investigate a theft that had occurred there.

When Sgt. Grimes arrived at scene and conducted an investigation he learned that a third party had paid for a motel room for this subject to stay in to give him somewhere to stay, and while there this subject allegedly unlawfully removed a flat screen TV valued at $250 from the room.

Michael Britton was charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking and was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Photo attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.



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