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Harlan man attempts to run from deputies serving indictment and drug warrants

From The Harlan County Sheriff's Office -

Michael Holbrook - HCDC

On Monday, September 20, 2021 the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Holbrook on multiple warrants. Holbrook attempted to flee from

Deputies and he was taken into custody at Eastbrook. He was charged with Fleeing or

Evading Police 2nd Degree and Possession of Marijuana.


Michael Holbrook, 32, of Evarts was served with a Failure to Appear Warrant on a Harlan County Circuit Court Indictment for Possession of Controlled Substance - 1st Degree (Methamphetamine), Tampering with Physical Evidence, Criminal Trespass - 1st Degree, Fleeing or Evading Police - 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, Menacing, Public Intoxication and Persistent Felony Offender - 2nd Degree.


He was served with an arrest warrant obtained by the Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Controlled Substance - 1st Degree (Heroin), Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Fleeing or Evading Police - 2nd Degree.


He was also served with an Arrest Warrant obtained by the Evarts Police Department for

Theft by Unlawful Taking (Automobile), Menacing and Terroristic Threatening - 3rd Degree including a child support warrant.


Holbrook was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center with no bond set. The case remains under investigation by the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office.

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