LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Two people have been charged in connection with a stolen truck recovered in Laurel County early Sunday.
And in an unrelated case, a woman is charged with assault for shooting a man in the head.
According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, 54-year-old Ursala Boshers, of River Hill
When deputies arrived, they learned the truck, a GMC pickup, had left the area, but as they were leaving, the suspect truck almost hit a deputy’s car and then tried to flee back to the lake.
Deputies found it hidden behind a hill near the lake and the two occupants tried to flee, according to Root.
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Boshers was caught as deputies were realizing the truck had been reported stolen to London Police.
Deputies developed an ID on the second person in the truck and arrested 39-year-old Nicholas B. Coffey, of Smith-Brewer Road in London. He also was charged with receiving stolen property as well as several other offenses, Root said.
In the other case, 56-year-old Debbie Sue Hammock, of Keavy, is charged with first-degree assault in connection with an incident that happened at about 8 p.m. Saturday night on Locust Grove Road about six miles west of London.
Deputies responded to a complaint of possible prowlers at an abandoned house on Locust Grove Road and when they arrived, they met Hammock whose grandmother had owned the house, according to the sheriff.
While there, deputies were alerted to a gunshot victim on Riverbend Road and were told the man was being driven St. Joseph Hospital London for treatment.
As it turned out, the gunshot victim and another man had been in the area of the abandoned house earlier when Hammock allegedly fired a weapon into their car, hitting the man in the head, Root said in his Facebook post.
The two men fled the area and eventually drove to the hospital.
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