TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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KSP Seeking Fugitive From Justice
Date of News Release: 12/29/2013
(Hickory, KY.) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 1 in Mayfield is currently seeking a fugitive from justice. Herbert Wilford Smith (37) of Smithland, KY is wanted for numerous felony offenses. Smith is described as a white male, standing approximately 6 feet tall, 150+ lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. Smith was indicted by a Livingston County Grand Jury in 2012 for Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property. In 2013, after failing to appear in court numerous times, he was indicted by another Livingston County Grand Jury for Bail Jumping in the First Degree. He currently has active warrants for his arrest, with bond amounts exceeding $25,000. He is also wanted for questioning in other reported crimes that have occurred in other portions of the Post 1 district, namely Graves and Calloway Counties.
KSP is requesting assistance from the public in locating Smith. It is believed that he may have initially fled to the state of Florida; however, it is unknown if he is back in the western Kentucky area. If anyone knows the whereabouts of this fugitive they are asked to contact KSP at (270) 856-3721 or by dialing toll free at 1-800-222-5555, or they make contact the Livingston County Sheriff's Department at (270) 928-2122.