Drug/fugitive from Georgia arrest:
Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff’s Sgt. Brett Reeves arrested David Lee Davis age 46 of Williamsburg, Kentucky on Monday afternoon March 26, 2018 at approximately 1:36 PM. The arrest occurred off West Cumberland Gap Pkwy., approximately 11 miles south of London after Sgt. Reeves conducted a traffic stop on a gray colored Chevrolet trailblazer that failed to signal several turns there. During the traffic stop investigation, Sgt. Reeves determined that the driver attempted to destroy drug evidence in his possession believed to be oxycodone. In addition, pills were found in an open unmarked bottle near the driver. It was also determined that the driver was a wanted fugitive from the state of Georgia and also a wanted individual from Whitley County, Kentucky. David Lee Davis was charged with careless driving; possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense; tampering with physical evidence; prescription controlled substances not in proper container – first offense; and failure to produce insurance card. In addition, this subject was wanted by Gwinnett County Sheriff’s office Georgia in Lawrenceville Georgia regarding probation violation regarding charges of absconding parole supervision regarding a charge of two counts of possession of a controlled substance. Georgia advised they will extradite this individual back to Georgia. In addition, this subject is wanted in Whitley Circuit Court on a bench warrant charging failure to appear in court regarding a charge of receiving stolen property under $10,000. This individual was lodged in the Laurel County detention Center. Photo of accused is courtesy of the Laurel County detention Center. Photo of contraband seized courtesy of the Laurel County Sheriff’s office.