Man tries to run from Laurel County deputies


LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. WTVQ) – A Laurel County man already in trouble in another county is jailed when he tries to run from deputies investigating a domestic assault call.

According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, 36-year-old Randy Collins, of Lily, Ky., was charged with fourth-degree assault, second-degree fleeing and resisting arrest when he tried to run from Deputy Hunter Disney and K-9 Deputy Jake Miller shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday.

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The deputies answered a domestic call on Parker Road about a mile east of London and when they arrived, Collins tried to run out a side door, according to the sheriff’s post on the department’s Facebook page.

He was caught after a brief struggle.

Collins also was wanted in Whitley County District Court for failure to appear in court on charges of operating on suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure to wear seat belts, and two counts of contempt of court.