August 22, 2013

Man gives false name to avoid arrest

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — A man who had an active warrant against him tried to avoid his penalty by giving officers a false name during a traffic stop.

Now 30-year-old Brandon D. Phelps of North Ky. 1223 of Corbin, is answering not only his past charges, but some current ones as well.

Phelps was involved in a routine traffic stop on Saturday, just after 12 noon on J. Chesnut Lane, 11 miles south of London. After Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Larry Parrott determined Phelps was driving under the influence, he found Phelps had an outstanding warrant against him. Phelps had given the deputy a false name because he knew he had a warrant against him for flagrant non-support. Parrott also found marijuana, rolling papers and other paraphernalia in Phelps' possession, which resulted in more charges against him.

He was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, unsworn falsification to authorities, possession of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication of controlled substances.

Phelps was taken to the Laurel County Detention Center following his arrest.

Text Only
AP Video
Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Raw: ISS Cargo Ship Launches in Kazakhstan Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast Trump: DC Hotel Will Be Among World's Best Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Dozens Feared Dead Republicans Hold a Hearing on IRS Lost Emails Raw: Mourners Gather As MH17 Bodies Transported Robot Parking Valet Creates Stress-free Travel Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Now that school is out, what are your family’s summer vacation plans?

A. No major plans. We will probably hang out around Laurel County.
B. Going to the beach!
C. Kentucky has a lot of wonderful state parks, and we plan to visit a few and enjoy quality family time.
     View Results