What LSO deputies found at scene of domestic violence complaint

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Deputy Rick Cloyd and Deputy Keith Dinsmore arrested two individuals on South Stewart Rd., approximately 9 miles south London after being dispatched to a domestic violence complaint in the parking lot of Walmart in southern Laurel County on Friday afternoon May 20, 2016 at approximately 2:57 PM.

When deputies arrived at the scene they observed 2 subjects standing outside their car and doughnuts scattered everywhere.

Deputies conducted an investigation and found both individuals had outstanding warrants of arrest.

Arrested was:

Michael Smith age 48 Burkshire St., Corbin, found in possession of prescription tablets – Hydrocodone tablets filled on May 17, 2016 for 90 tablets – this subject only had 21 at the time of arrest. In addition this subject had Clonazepam tablets that were filled on May 17, 2016 for 60 tablets – this subject only had 13 at the time of arrest.

Smith was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense; and trafficking in a controlled substance – third-degree – first offense, a Knox County Circuit Court indictment warrant of arrest charging manufacturing methamphetamine – first offense; unlawful possession of meth precursor – first offense; possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, a Whitley County bench warrant of arrest charging failure to appear in Circuit Court on charges of possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine.

Tonya Mills age 42 of Salt Gum road, Scalf, KY - Charged on a Whitley County Circuit Court indictment warrant of arrest charging possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine, a Whitley County Circuit Court bench warrant of arrest for failure to appear in circuit court on charges of possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine,  a Knox County bench warrant of arrest for charges of failure to appear in court on charges of driving on DUI suspended license – first offense and operating a motor vehicle under the influence – third offense, a Knox County bench warrant of arrest for failure to appear in court on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence – second offense, a Knox County Circuit Court indictment warrant of arrest charging manufacturing methamphetamine – first offense; unlawful possession of meth precursor – first offense; possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – methamphetamine; and possession of drug paraphernalia.

These two individuals were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Assisting on the arrests was Lieut. Greg Poynter and Detective James Sizemore.

Photos of accused is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.


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