London couple charged with assault

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Sgt. Larry Perrett along with Deputy Tommy Houston arrested two individuals of Johnson Rd., London, early Thursday morning, April 28, 2016, at approximately 1:32 AM.

The arrest occurred off Morentown Road, approximately 1 mile north of London after deputies were dispatched to a domestic violence complaint there.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they learned that this subject had allegedly been involved in an altercation with his girlfriend and she had received a black eye during the fight. The two individuals were engaged in a fight at his mother's residence in the front yard.  Deputies noted that the female victim had a visible blackeye.

Anthony Shepherd was charged with assault – 4th degree– domestic violence and was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Also arrested was Vanessa Wagers, age 19, of Johnson Rd., charged with assault 4th degree – domestic violence – this subject's boyfriend had red marks on his back and on his nose.

The two individuals were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. Photo attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.



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