TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Arrest of Wanted Person in Laurel County
Date of News Release: 06/01/09
(London, Ky.) -- On Monday, June 01, 2009, at 10:09 AM while on routine patrol on KY 472 Kentucky State Police Sergeant Steve Walker observed a vehicle that was reported to be transporting a male subject that is wanted by Powell County, KY.
Sergeant Walker conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and verified that Bobby W. Green, 32, address unknown, was in fact inside.
As Mr. Green exited the vehicle he pushed Sergeant Walker back and fled on foot.
Mr. Green was located a short time later hiding in a field.
Trooper Fred Pennington has charged Mr. Green with Fleeing or Evading Police, 2nd Degree (on foot) and Resisting Arrest in Laurel County.
Trooper Pennington also charged Mr. Green on Powell County Warrants for Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st and Fleeing or Evading Police 1st.
Trooper Pennington is continuing the investigation and was assisted by Officers from the Kentucky State Police, KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, the Laurel County Sheriff's Department and the London Police Department.