Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Sgt. Greg Poynter received a 911 complaint that a male subject was using methamphetamine and threatening to kill his children and himself, on Valley Lane, ½ mile south of London on Saturday night (8-4-2012) at 6:49 P.M.
When Sgt. Poynter arrived at the scene, he located the male subject in his apartment along with his two children.
An investigation was conducted --- the male subject, who was impaired both mentally and physically, was determined to not be capable of caring for his children.
The residence was filthy and living conditions not safe for children.
Arrested was: Ronnie L. Overbey age 40 of Valley Lane Apartments charged with 2 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.
He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility.
Social Services were called to the scene and the children were removed to safety.