Deputies talk man down out of tree before arrest


LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Deputies with the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office say they arrested a man who was under the influence, crawling on the ground saying he was being chased by helicopters, and also climbed a tree.

Deputies say 33-year-old Covey Brock was crawling around on a business property saying that helicopters were chasing him. When deputies showed up, Brock climbed up a tree and refused to come down.

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After negotiation, Brock climbed out of the tree. That’s when deputies determined he was under the influence.

Brock was arrested on multiple charges.