Assault arrest:

Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Jamie Etherton along with Deputy Taylor McDaniel arrested William Tyler Karr age 23 of Echo Valley Rd., Lily on Saturday morning February 2, 2019 at approximately 11:33 AM. The arrest occurred off Cherry Hill Road, approximately 7 miles South of London after deputies were dispatched to an out-of-control male subject there. Upon arrival at the scene deputies contacted a female subject who stated that Karr was her boyfriend and that there had been an argument where he allegedly began pushing her and striking her in the face with an open hand. The male subject then had fled into the woods behind the residence. Deputies began searching for the individual and found him in a field behind the residence arresting him without incident. Deputies also learned that the individual was wanted on an outstanding warrant. William Tyler Karr was charged with assault – 4th degree – domestic violence. In addition, this subject was charged on a Laurel District Court warrant of arrest charging of assault – 4th degree – domestic violence regarding an alleged incident on November 5, 2018. This individual was lodged in the Laurel County detention center. Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County detention center.