KSP Criminal Arrest / Laurel Co.


On Friday, May 18, 2018 at approximately 4:30 PM, Kentucky State Police Detectives arrested Kyle D. Childress, 28, of Barbourville after a two week long investigation.

Detective Jessie Armstrong began the investigation after two photographs surfaced on Facebook that seemed to suggest violence towards police. It was determined through an investigation that Childress was the source of the two photographs that surfaced on a fake Facebook account.

Childress was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct 2nd Degree.

Detective Armstrong is continuing the investigation. He was assisted by KSP Post 11 Detectives.

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