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Fugitive From Another State Arrested in Laurel County
Date of News Release: 05/16/2012
(London, KY) -- On Wednesday May 16th 2012 around 4A.M. Officer Robert Mitchell with Kentucky State Police-Vehicle Enforcement stopped a commercial vehicle on I-75 near the 33 mile marker in London Kentucky.
Upon checking the operator of the tractor trailer, Officer Mitchell learned that 47 year old Jerry Lockett of Cochran Georgia was entered as a wanted person through NCIC out of the state of Georgia for failing to register as a sex offender.
Mr. Lockett was arrested without incident and lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center were he awaits extradition. Officer Mitchell continues the investigation.