Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Brent France arrested Lauren B. Arnold age 30 of Berea, KY on Saturday afternoon October 5, 2019 at approximately 4:46 PM. The arrest occurred at Walmart near Corbin in southern Laurel County after Walmart’s loss prevention team detained this subject. When Deputy France arrived at the scene and conducted an investigation he learned that allegedly this individual had attempted to conceal $253.43 worth of merchandise in a large purse. In addition, this subject was determined to be under the influence – she admitted using heroin earlier in the day. This individual was charged with theft by unlawful taking – shoplifting under $500; public intoxication – controlled substances. This individual was lodged in the Laurel County correctional center. Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County correctional center.