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London Police engage in pursuit and arrest subject with a warrant

From the London Ky Police Department -

Wednesday, Aug. 21st at 1:45 p.m. London Police Officers Greg Turner and Elbert Riley observed a man with an active arrest warrant walking near Plantation Apartments and engaged in pursuit.


Following the pursuit that led Police from South Laurel Road to KY-192 and Reams Lane, Marlow P. Baker, 34 of London was arrested.


Upon noticing London Police, Baker fled towards South Laurel Middle and High School, ran into a wooded area towards Taylor Circle Drive, continued through another wooded area to Spring Valley Market on KY-363.


Dispatch then provided a tip that a man (Baker) “made” a passerby drive them to Dollar Tree on Childer’s Drive. While heading into the area from KY-192, Ofc. Riley observed Baker run across KY-192 and behind the U.S. Post Office.


Assisting in the pursuit included Chief Darrel Kilburn, Sgt. Richie Reynolds, Sgt. Travis Hurley, SRO Sgt. Travis Dotson, Ofc. Eric Wilkerson, and Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputies Jake Miller, Taylor McDaniel, and Jamie Etherton.


Ofc. Riley assisted by Deputy Jake Miller with K-9 Gotcha followed Baker through a wooded area, Reams Lane, and Dogwood Hills Apartments, where he was apprehended.


Baker was charged with second-degree fleeing or evading police and lodged at the Laurel Co. Detention Center.

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