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Two arrested for wanton endangerment in Laurel County

Updated: May 28, 2019

From the Laurel County Sheriff's Department -

Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff’s Detective Kyle Gray along with Deputy Travis Napier and Deputy Robert Reed arrested two individuals off Long branch Road, approximately 8 miles east of London on Friday night May 24, 2019 at approximately 6:03 PM.


The arrests occurred while deputies were assisting social services on a referral complaint there. Deputies found two adults there with four juvenile children and determined that the two adults were under the influence.


The two arrested individuals were identified as:

Mary Katherine Creech - LCC

Mary Katherine Creech age 29 of Long Branch Rd., London charged with intoxication – controlled substances; four counts of wanton endangerment – second-degree. Mrs. Creech admitted she smoked methamphetamine and took hydrocodone the day before at the residence where four juvenile children are also located.


Joseph A. Creech - LCC

Joseph A. Creech age 36 of Long Branch Rd., London charged with public intoxication – controlled substances and 4 counts of wanton endangerment – second-degree.


Mr. Creech admitted drinking alcoholic beverages and taking unprescribed medicine and was determined to be under the influence.


The two were lodged in the Laurel County detention center.

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