October 27, 2013

Domestic violence arrest on Douglas Blvd.

Staff Writer


Laurel Sheriff’s Senior Sgt. Greg Poynter along with Deputy Larry Parrott were dispatched to a domestic violence complaint on Douglas Blvd., 13 miles south of London, on Monday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m.

When deputies arrived, they found a woman with cuts and bruises, and learned her husband had allegedly pushed her down and kicked her. The male subject fled into the residence, locking the door when deputies pulled up. After forcing entry, deputies found the subject hiding in the water heater closet that had a fake front on it. Marijuana was discovered on his person.

Arrested was Adam Baker, 22, of Corbin who was charged with fourth-degree assault; fleeing and evading police on foot; and possession of marijuana. He was also charged on a Knox County bench warrant for theft by deception, and a Whitley County bench warrant for fleeing and evading police on foot, third-degree criminal mischief; and second-degree wanton endangerment-victim a police officer.

He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.