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March 7, 2013

Two arrested on bench warrants


Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Five miles south of London, Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Shane Rice arrested Cody A. Smith, 21, of Hwy 1304, Hinkle, on Friday morning at 8:55 a.m. on a Knox County bench warrant for failure to appear in court.

He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

In an unrelated arrest, Bailiff Cody Faulconer, along with Bailiff Brandon Broughton, arrested David W. Messer, 37, of Bimble, at the Laurel County Judicial Center in London on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 10:30 a.m.

He was charged on a Whitley County bench warrant with failure to appear on numerous traffic charges and a Knox County District Court bench warrant for failure to appear in court on second-degree criminal mischief and fourth-degree assault charges.

He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.