Laurel County Man Arrested After Kidnapping Girlfriend’s Child

After responding to the scene of a domestic violence complaint with assault on August 15, Laurel County Deputies learned a male subject had allegedly fled the scene with his girlfriend’s seven-month-old son. The subject, Charles Shores, 21, allegedly threatened to kill the child. Neighbors reported multiple sightings of Shores as deputies searched the area. The child was found to have apparently been placed into a ditch and was recovered. Shores was found by deputies around 9:30pm and arrested following a brief struggle. He was charged with kidnapping, domestic violence, resisting arrest, and several outstanding warrants from Whitley County.

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