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Private Detective: Body Pulled From Lake May Have Been Suspect Running From Police

A body pulled from a small body of water in Shepherdsville early Thursday morning may have been a suspect running from police, WAVE 3 News reports.

The incident happened in the Mallard Lake subdivision.  Shepherdsville Police responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence on Landmark Court in Shepherdsville.


According to State Police, a Shepherdsville officer saw a man matching the description that was given, walking in the vicinity of the initial call.  When Officer Johnson attempted to make contact with the subject, identified by KSP as Shawn L. Gabaree, he immediately started running away.

The officer chased the subject on foot giving him multiple verbal commands to stop.  Both men ran into a nearby subdivision. Neighbors and witnesses who were interviewed said  Gabaree ran into a pond and drowned.

A Louisville Metro Police Department dive team was called to the scene to recover the body.

Private Detective: Lexington Teen Killed in Overnight Shooting

A Lexington teen critically injured in an overnight shooting has died.

The shooting happened just before 11:30 p.m. on Belmont Drive near Bryan Station Road. At this point, police have not released a lot of details as to what led up to the shooting.


Police say the victim, identified as 15-year-old Robert Durrum, was found in the street with a gunshot wound to his stomach. Neighbors heard gunfire and called 911.

Durrum later died at UK Hospital, the coroner confirms.

Private Detective: Overnight Stabbing in Wayne County

Kentucky State Police are investigating an overnight stabbing in Wayne County.

State Troopers tell LEX 18 that an investigation is underway into the incident which happened late Wednesday on Red Bud Lane. The victim was transported to a medical center in Somerset. The condition of the victim is unknown at this time.


Trooper Cochran tells LEX 18 that they do have a suspect but that the individual is not yet in custody.

Private Detective: Man Faces Charges After Forcing His Way Into Woman’s Apartment

A man faces several charges after deputies say he forced his way into a woman’s apartment and hit her.

Deputies say that when they arrived at the Corbin Manor Apartments, they could hear a dispute between a man and woman. They say the victim was telling the offender to quit.

When the victim answered the door, deputies say that she had visible injuries to her face and was crying. They say the suspect, 24-year-old Ronnie McQueen, was hiding behind a door.


After an investigation, deputies say they learned that the suspect had allegedly forced entry into the apartment through the sliding rear door, and then struck the victim and refused to leave the property. They say McQueen had been served a written notice to not be back on the property.

The sliding door was damaged.

McQueen was charged with criminal trespassing – third degree; burglary – second degree; unlawful imprisonment – second degree; assault – fourth degree – domestic violence; fleeing or evading police – second degree – on foot; criminal mischief – third degree; and disorderly conduct – second-degree.

He is in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Private Detective: Ten Arrested During Burglary Investigation

Ten people were arrested at two different residences after a burglary investigation.

On January 10, deputies say that five electronic tablets, a flastscreen TV, and two shotguns were stolen from inside a residence off South Whitley Road.

They say that they started investigating a lead after some of the stolen items were posted for sale on Facebook.

Detectives tried to make contact with those people, and during the investigation, say that drugs and drug paraphernalia were found in the two locations. They say children were present in both locations as well.


Deputies say that the stolen TV and two shotguns had been ditched in a dumpster behind a London business after investigators questioned suspects.

Three people were arrested at the first residence on Douglas Boulevard.

Bo Johnson, 29, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; trafficking in marijuana less than 8 ounces first offense; three counts of wanton endangerment – second-degree; and two counts of receiving stolen property – firearm. He admitted to purchasing two shotguns that he later learned were stolen.

Heather Johnson, 28, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; trafficking in marijuana less than 8 ounces – first offense; and three counts of wanton endangerment – second-degree.

Dillon Deatherage, 21, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; and three counts of wanton endangerment – second-degree. Deputies say he was also wanted on an outstanding Laurel County bench warrant for failure to appear in court.

Three children lived in that residence.

Detectives then went to a home on Miracle Lane where they located seven adults with drug paraphernalia that they tried to hide as deputies conducted their investigation.

Detectives say two small children were in that residence and the adults had been smoking marijuana while the children were in the residence.

Johnny Herbert II, age 46, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; tampering with physical evidence; and two counts of wanton endangerment second-degree.

Marianne Herbert, age 24, was charged with two counts of wanton endangerment – second-degree.

Crystal Herbert, age 21, was charged with two counts of wanton endangerment – second-degree and nine counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Johnny Herbert III, age 26, was charged with two counts of wanton endangerment – second-degree and nine counts possession of drug paraphernalia.

David Hutton, age 27, was charged with two counts of wanton endangerment – second-degree and nine counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Aliscia Herbert, age 45, was charged with two counts of wanton endangerment – second-degree.

Ethan  Frary, age 19, was charged with two counts of wanton endangerment – second-degree and nine counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Missing Person Hailey Groark of Warren Co.

Deputies in Warren County are looking for a missing juvenile.

They say that Hailey “Kai” Groark is a 17-year-old female missing from Warren County. They say she was last seen around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at her place of employment, the Wendy’s on Russellville Road.


Family members tell deputies that Groark drives a gray 1996 Nissan Maxima and that she was last seen wearing a Wendy’s uniform.

Groark has a nose ring, gauged earlobes, and a tongue piercing.

If anyone has information as to Groark’s whereabouts, please contact WCSO immediately at 270-842-1633.

Fraud Investigation Employment Scam Targeting College Students

Private Detective: Couple Allegedly Kidnaps and Sexually Assaults Whitley Co. Neighbor

A Whitley County couple is in jail after being accused of sexually assaulting their neighbor in a bathroom.

According to the victim, 43-year-old Tonya Roark and her husband, 52-year-old Hugh Roark, forced her into a bathroom and made her strip.

She says Hugh told his wife to put on gloves and “check her woman parts.”


The victim says she was in the bathroom for around two hours, and the couple stole money from her wallet before finally letting her go.

Tonya and Hugh Roark were arrested and charged with kidnapping, sexual abuse, assault, and robbery.

They are currently in the Whitley County Detention Center.

Accident Reconstruction Fatal Floyd County Tractor Accident Under Investigation

Kentucky State Police are investigating after they say a man died in a tractor accident in Floyd County.

State Police say 69-year-old David Hamilton was operating a farm tractor at his home when he lost control while going down a steep grade.


The tractor overturned, and Hamilton became trapped underneath. He was pronounced dead by the Floyd County Coroner.

This is an ongoing death investigation.

Private Detective: Woman Charged With Smuggling Meth Into Jail in Body Cavities

Four inmates in the Franklin County Detention Center are now facing additional charges after being accused of hiding meth in their body cavities and sharing the drugs with more than a dozen women.

Investigators say that Christina Alves told them that she got meth inside the jail from inmate Tiffany Green. According to the indictment, Green told officers she brought at least six grams of meth into the jail and distributed it to other women.


Two other women, Christina Dews and Rebecca Chappell, are accused of holding the drugs. Police say more women are also potentially involved.

The indictment states fourteen women who all shared living quarters tested positive for meth.