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Fugitive from another state arrested

Date of News Release: 03/03/2011

(Morehead, Ky.) -- On March 3, 2011, at 1811 hours, Trooper Josh Preece with Kentucky State Police Post 8 in Morehead arrested Kerry S. Minor on the charge of Fugitive (Warrant Not Required) at the Morehead Weigh Scale Facility located at mile marker 148 on I-64 in Rowan County. Trooper Preece was conducting a commerical vehicle inspection involving Mr. Minor. Trooper Preece discovered Mr. Minor was wanted for Assault with a Deadly Weapon by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department in Lancaster, California. Mr. Minor is currently lodged at the Rowan County Detention Center awaiting extradition to California. The incident reamins under investigation by Trooper Josh Preece.

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