Complaint on a suspicious subject results in arrest - Laurel County

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Sgt. Brett Reeves arrested Michael Baker age 47 of Hopkins Hill Rd., Corbin on Wednesday morning August 31, 2016 at approximately 10:26 AM.

The arrest occurred off Queen Street, approximately 9 miles south of London after Sgt. Reeves was dispatched to a complaint on a suspicious subject in that area.

When Sgt. Reeves arrived at the scene he located this subject on a hillside hanging from a vine on the side of a tall bluff. An investigation was conducted and the subject was determined to be under the influence.

In addition, Sgt. Reeves found the subject in possession of an uncapped needle in his pocket which he said had contained pain pills.

Michael Baker was charged with public intoxication – controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia and was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Photo attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.


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