Arrest:

Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Sgt. Greg Poynter along with Deputy Travis Napier and Deputy Hunter Disney arrested Ricky Morgan age 60 of London on Monday night May 6, 2019 at approximately 7:27 PM. The arrest occurred off North Laurel Rd., approximately 2 miles north of London after deputies were dispatched to a complaint of a male subject allegedly waving a knife at passing cars and people. Upon arrival at the scene deputies located the suspect conducting an investigation determining that he was under the influence. This individual was charged with public intoxication – controlled substances and disorderly conduct – second-degree. This individual was lodged in the Laurel County detention center. Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County detention center.