Shoplifting and warrants charge - Laurel County

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Sgt. Robbie Grimes arrested Kylen Lovett, age 20, of KY. 1629, Corbin, on Wednesday night, January 13, 2016, at approximately 9 PM.

The arrest occurred at Walmart near Corbin in southern Laurel County after Sgt. Grimes was dispatched to a shoplifting complaint there. When Sgt. Grimes arrived and conducted an investigation, he learned that this subject had allegedly been observed attempting to unlawfully removed $35 in items from the store without paying.

In addition, Sgt. Grimes determined that this subject was wanted on a Whitley County bench warrant of arrest for contempt of court – failed to report for drug court assessment regarding charges of trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense, possession of controlled substance first-degree first offense, and possession of marijuana.

Also, this subject was wanted on a Knox County bench warrant of arrest regarding failure to appear regarding a charge of public intoxication – controlled substances. In addition, this subject was cited to Laurel District Court on a charge of theft by unlawful taking – shoplifting.

This subject was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. Photo attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.

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