Texas fugitive arrested in Laurel Co.

Julian Carbajal
Julian Carbajal (Photo Courtesy: Laurel Co. Detention Center)

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say a fugitive from Texas is behind bars after a Trooper pulled him over for a traffic violation.

Investigators say the traffic stop was on the Hal Rogers Parkway, and happened at about 11:15 p.m.

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Troopers say the driver of the car, 27-year-old Julian Carbajal, of Austin, is wanted in Texas.  No word on his crime.

During the traffic stop, the arresting officer also found 5.7 ounces of crystal methamphetamine, along with drug paraphernalia.

Carbajal was taken to the Laurel County Detention Center and charged with trafficking.