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Lawrence County Sheriff's arrest report

July 14, 2014


Billy Collins Jr
., 55, of Louisa was arrested July 9, 2014 for Reckless Driving, Operating Motor Vehicle Under the influence of alcohol/drugs .08 First Offense, Operating on a suspended/revoked operating license.

According to Deputy Mason Keefer he observed Collins traveling west on Rt. 32, swerving across the center line several times into oncoming traffic. Upon contact with Collins Deputy saw that he had red, glossy eyes and slurred speech. Collins also had the odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. Kentucky State Police advised that Collins license was suspended. Subject admitted to drinking. Collins was given a Standard Field Sobriety test and refused a blood test. Collins was also served with a bench warrant for DUI, Leaving the Scene of an accident and failure to render aid, and Contempt of Court for violation on August 12, 2013 in which the Deputy has no knowledge of that case.

Michael S. CordleMichael S. CordleMicheal Shawn Cordle, 40, of Blaine was arrested July 10, 2014 for Domestic Violence.

Chief Deputy Mark Wheeler responded to Swan Branch, 15 miles west of Louisa in reference to Domestic dispute between Cordle and his son Micheal Kyle Cordle. Upon arrival Cordle said that they had been in an argument over son being disrespectful. He went on to say that he and his son had been into it and that things may get to the point that someone would get killed. Deputy spoke to son who said that they had gotten into an argument and that his dad had gotten into his face, yelling at him and was about to get physical. The son pushed his father away and Cordle then went to the sink as to get a knife and said I will kill you. Cordle admitted his actions and was arrested due to safety concerns.

Patrick WilliamsonPatrick WilliamsonKayla SalyerKayla SalyerCharles FrenchCharles FrenchPatrick Williamson, 44, of Louisa was arrested July 11, 2014 when he turned himself in to Lawrence County Sheriff Office where he was served an Indictment for Receiving Stolen Property under $10,000 on two counts and Receiving Stolen Property under $500.

Kayla Salyer, 20, of Louisa was arrested July 11, 2014 when she turned herself into the Lawrence County Sheriff Office where she was served an Indictment for Receiving Stolen Property under $10,000 and Receiving Stolen Property under $500.

Charles M. French II, 34, of Webbville was arrested July 12, 2014 for Assault in the Fourth Degree (Domestic Violence) with no visible injury.

Deputy responded to Cherokee Gap Ridge Road, 26 miles west of Louisa where French was arguing and threatening bodily harm. Upon arrival victim states that she was in the kitchen area and her son was in the bathroom with his dad and heard a loud noise. When she opened the door to the bathroom the door was pushed back on her striking her in the right arm. The police report says the initial contact attempt was a door where French was at, and did not open door after notification of Sheriff's office presence.

No quorum for July City Meeting

Louisa City Council regular schedule meeting was postponed to Friday July 11 at 7 pm. as a special meeting. There were three council members that were not present causing there not to be enough to have a quorum. By City rules there has to be at least four members to have the meeting. Mayor Teddy Preston said, "It is after 7 and it looks like no one else is coming. We need to set a special meeting" Those that were in attendance agreed to set the meeting for Friday at 7pm.

City Council to have meeting July 11;

Louisa City Council

Special Meeting


July 11, 2014--7:00 PM

Louisa City Hall



  1. Call to order.
  2. Pledge of allegiance and prayer.
  3. Amendment to Ordinance 12-04, “ordinance relating to establishing a Board of Parks, Playground, Recreation, and Leisure.
  4. Louisa Police Department.
  5. Louisa Fire Department.
  6. Louisa Street & Sanitation Department.
  7. Louisa Water & Sewer Department.
  8. Wholesale water rates.
  9. Personnel policy.
  10. City of Louisa Budget FY 2014-2015.
  11. W & S FY 2014-2015.
  12. Executive session.
  13. Adjourn.


Lawrence County Sheriff's Arrest Report

July 8, 2014


Nickolas Perry, 32, of Genoa, West Virgina was arrested July 6, 2014 for Alcohol Intox in a public place and Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd Degree. 

According to Chief Deputy Mark Wheeler he responded to Yellow Creek Road in Louisa where Perry allegedly had a butcher knife and wanted to harm himself and would not let family around him.  Upon arrival Perry saw officers and took off running. He had to be told multiple times to stop before finally getting down. Officers were in marked cars and uniforms. Perry became compliant with officers. Officers detected odor of alcoholic beverage about person, manifestly under influence of alcohol and lethargic. He said he had drank beers and denied wanting to harm self or doing so.

William Chafin, 28, of Louisa was arrested July 2, 2014 for Theft by Unlawful Taking/ Shoplifting under $500. Officer also served warrant.

Micheal Jude, 50, of Lovely was arrested July 1, 2014 at Yatesville Lake for AI and Possession of a controlled substance in second degree. Also Deputy Jackson served warrant for underlying charges for Martin District Court.

Charles Ferguson, 39, of Dunlow, West Virgina was arrested July 1, 2014 for Alcohol Intox in a Public Place first and second offense and Officer served Bench Warrant.

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