November 21, 2013

Woman steals laptop for money

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Morris investigated a complaint of a stolen laptop from a residence at Corbin Manor Apartments, 10 miles south of London, on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 3 a.m.

When Deputy Morris arrived, he learned a woman had left her apartment for a few minutes to run to Walmart. When she returned home, she noticed the laptop, valued at $600, was missing. Deputy Morris conducted an investigation and located the stolen computer in the apartment across from the victim’s apartment hidden in the kitchen in the oven.

Myra M. Morgan, 22, of Edgewater Forest Road, Corbin was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary; and receiving stolen property. She was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. The accused stated she took the laptop to have Christmas money.

Also arrested on unrelated charges was: Joshua G. Brummitt, 25, of Corbin for an outstanding Laurel County bench warrant for failure to appear in court on fourth-degree assault charges (domestic violence).