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Fugitive Arrest in Laurel County

Date of News Release: 07/30/09

(London, Ky.) -- On Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at 2:56 PM the Kentucky State Police Post 11, in London, received information from the McDowell County North Carolina Sheriff's Department that two suspects from their jurisdiction may be traveling through London, KY.

The suspects were wanted in connection with a shooting incident in McDowell County, NC and were traveling in a stolen vehicle.

At 3:42 PM Trooper First Class Barry Blair located the suspect vehicle, a green, 1999, Chevrolet, Monte Carlo, on the Hal Rogers Parkway in Laurel County.

TFC Blair arrested Matthew Edward Carr, 21 and Ashley Elizabeth Ramey, 25, both from NC, and charged them with Receiving Stolen Property and Fugitive from another State.

Both were lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

TFC Blair is in charge of the investigation and was assisted by officers from the Kentucky State Police.

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