Nine arrested in Laurel County including a fugitive

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Deputy Kyle Gray along with Deputy Rick Cloyd and Deputy Daniel Grigsby arrested nine individuals off Arthur Ridge Road, approximately 6 miles north of London on Saturday night August 6, 2016 at approximately 7:30 PM.

The arrests occurred while deputies were investigating a reported missing person where they had received information that the individual had been found at a location on Arthur Ridge Road. Deputies also learned that this individual was reportedly a wanted fugitive from Butler County, Ohio.

Upon arrival at the residence, eight individuals were present and all denied that the individual that deputies were attempting to locate – Thomas Scott ---was present at the residence.

Deputies located the suspect in a back bedroom hiding from them. The suspect and all eight other individuals were arrested. The wanted fugitive was identified as:

  • Thomas Scott age 50 of Highway 1376 W., East Bernstadt charged with being a fugitive – wanted by Butler County Sheriff's office, Ohio on charges of neglect of child. Ohio has confirmed they will extradite this individual.
  • Also arrested were eight individuals who were present at the residence who denied having information on the whereabouts of the wanted individual. Those arrested are identified as:

  • Charles Scott age 53 of Danville Kentucky charged with hindering prosecution or apprehension – second degree; public intoxication – controlled substances; and disorderly conduct – second-degree.--this subject created a disturbance upon arrest there,

  • Anthony Scott age 47 of Fort Myers, Florida,
  • Billie Coffey age 42 Of Hunter Ln., Richmond, KY,
  • Debra Scott age 52 of Highway 1376 W., East Bernstadt,

  • Zachary King age 21 Of Queensway Dr., Apartments, Mount Sterling, Kentucky,
  • Wilma Miller age 51 of Fairfield Ohio, and
  • James Clark age 23 of Gilbert Dr., Richmond, KY,
  • All charged with hindering prosecution or apprehension – second-degree; and public intoxication – controlled substances.

    Also arrested was:

  • Rebecca Roach age 35 of Houstonville Road, Danville, Kentucky charged with hindering prosecution or apprehension – second-degree; and public intoxication – controlled substances. In addition, this individual was charged with promoting contraband – second-degree and disorderly conduct – second-degree – as this subject was being escorted into the Sheriff's office for processing, she began to curse and create a disturbance where children and other persons were nearby. In addition, during her search inside the detention center, staff there located a small baggie of suspected marijuana in her possession.
  • All nine arrested individuals were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

    Photos are courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.


     

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