TFC Barry Blair
Assistant Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Violent Sex Offender Arrest in Laurel County
Date of News Release: 06/09/2008
(London, KY) - On June 9, 2008 at 1:00 AM EDT, Kentucky State Police Post 11 Sergeant Steve Walker made a traffic stop on a 2007 Ford Mustang on KY 80 one mile West of London. The car was stopped for failing to stop for a red light.
The operator, identified as Richard Clark, age 38 of Cincinnati, OH, used one of four alias names during the stop. Clark was found to be a fugitive from the state of Ohio for a parole violation, for being a violent sex offender, and failing to register an address change.
Clark was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. Sergeant Walker is continuing the investigation and was assisted at the scene by the London City Police.