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Arrest made in Leslie County Armed Robbery

Date of News Release: 12/06/2014

(Hazard, KY) - A Leslie County man has been arrested for his role in a Tuesday evening armed robbery which happened at the Adams Market at 4637 Cutshin Road in the Smilax community of Leslie County. The arrest was made on Saturday December 6th after the store owner reported the suspect had made contact with her and was on his way to her business to speak with her. Trooper Jared Smith along with Trooper Donnie Foley responded to the business and located suspect Steven L. Williams, age 22 of Bear Branch, KY. After speaking with the suspect he was taken into custody without further incident and was charged with one count of Robbery 1st Degree, he is now lodged in the Leslie County Jail.