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Fugitive Arrest in Laurel County

Date of News Release: 03/08/2016

(LONDON, KY.) - On Monday, March 07, 2016 at approximately 10:00 PM, Trooper Brandon Creekmore arrested Justin D. Bell, 26, of Corbin, KY on multiple charges after searching for him for several days.

The arrest occurred at Wal-Mart located in Corbin, KY, after Trooper Creekmore located a stolen Cadillac which Bell had last been seen driving. Multiple Troopers arrived and established a perimeter around the store and waited for Bell to exit. Bell was arrested without incident. After the arrest, Troopers discovered Bell was in possession of suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and a stolen wallet.

Bell was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center and charged with Being a Fugitive, Receiving Stolen Property under $10,000.00, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Trooper Creekmore is continuing the investigation and was assisted at the scene by Troopers from Post 11.