A Manchester man arrested on DUI charges according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root. Larry Swafford, age 53 of Mountain View Heights Apartments (Manchester) was found off East Laurel Road, five miles east of London.
Danny W. Stewart is scheduled to be in Clay Circuit Court Monday August 31 for a review of his murder case. Stewart, age 26 was indicted by a Clay County Grand Jury on charges of murder, robbery (first degree) and burglary (first degree). These charges stem from the October (2013) death of Carl House at his home on Ben House Road. Kentucky State Police Nick Metcalf discovered the victim deceased of an apparent gunshot wound.
Desmond E. Thompson is scheduled to appear before Circuit Judge Oscar Gayle House to be sentenced in Clay County Circuit Court Monday August 31 on three separate indictments.
The following defendants are scheduled for an arraignment before Circuit Judge Oscar Gayle House in Clay County Circuit Court Monday August 31.
The Clay County Little League 14u Softball team has captured the hearts of Kentucky sports fans with a championship in the Junior League Softball Central Regional Tournament at South Holland, Illinois, which is in the suburbs of Chicago. The win put them into the Junior League World Series making them one of the top ten teams in the world!
The number one question on the minds of the members of the Clay County Sheriff’s office is “Who killed Trevor Dykes?” Sheriff Kevin Johnson and his deputies are working around the clock to find that answer.
When Terry Smith was sentenced in federal court last week it marked the end of three high profile drug cases that were centered in Clay County. Jimmy Benge and Eugene Slone were also charged with being the head of similar drug rings. All three men were also charged with murder, Smith in the overdose death of Pat Smallwood, while Benge and Slone were charged with having drug informants killed. Benge and Smith have appealed their cases.
A Manchester man is facing seven charges including a fourth DUI following a call to Clay 911 of an intoxicated man. James Jackson, age 52 of Couch Road (Manchester) was arrested after he was observed driving drunk by Kentucky State Police trooper Jarrod Smith. Smith checked out the report of an intoxicated male at Relco Plaza on south 421.
Three Clay County residents were arrested in Laurel County on meth related charges according to a press release from the London Police Department.