LSO deputies make arrest at traffic crash on I-75


Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Sgt. Larry Parrott along with Deputy Shannon Jones and Deputy Daniel Grigsby arrested Silas King age 48 of White Pine, Tennessee on Friday night July 1, 2016 at approximately 11:23 PM.

The arrest occurred on I-75, approximately 8 miles north of London after deputies were dispatched to a three vehicle traffic crash which occurred there.

Apparently this subject was driving a black colored Ford Ranger that struck a car in the rear end forcing it into another vehicle and shutting down the interstate for approximately one hour and a half.

When deputies arrived at the scene and conducted an investigation they determined that this subject was apparently under the influence.

Silas King was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence – first offense; following another vehicle too closely; prescription controlled substance is not in proper container – first offense; and careless driving. In addition, this subject was charged on a Madison County bench warrant of arrest for failure to appear in court.

This subject was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Photo attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.

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