Laurel County Sheriff’s Office Makes DUI Arrest After Non-Injury Traffic Crash


The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is reporting an arrest off Gum Sulfur Road, Crab Orchard, KY on Wednesday morning September 23rd. 34 year old Jonathan Tanner Allen was arrested on I–75 approximately 5 miles north of London while deputies were investigating a two vehicle non-injury traffic crash which occurred there.

Deputies report that allegedly Jonathan Allen was operating a maroon colored GMC Yukon that struck another vehicle in the rear while traveling southbound on I–75. An investigation was conducted by deputies and determined Jonathan Tanner Allen to be under the influence. In addition, K-9 ”Maverick” was alerted during a walk around of the vehicle.

As a result, deputies found a pill bottle with white residue substance, syringes, and a bag containing suspected Methamphetamine and Marijuana.

Jonathan Tanner Allen was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, following another vehicle too closely, careless driving, possession of marijuana and a failure to wear a seat-belt. Allen individual was lodged in the Laurel County correctional center.