TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Strong Armed Robbery in Laurel County
Date of News Release: 08/08/2006
(LONDON, KY) - On Tuesday, August 8, 2006, the Kentucky State Police responded to a shoplifting complaint at the Pilot Truck Stop, 9 miles south of London, in Laurel County. Prior to officer's arrival, the suspect fled from the scene, striking the attendant with his vehicle. The vehicle was located on I-75 near Corbin and was stopped by officers from the Kentucky State Police and the Laurel County Sheriff's Office. The suspect was identified as Michael Gaddy, 31, of Indianapolis, IN. Gaddy was charged with Robbery 2ND and various other charges as a result of the investigation. Gaddy was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.