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Woman arrested in Laurel County after passing sheriff’s cruiser in no-passing zone

Kimberly Wilder
Kimberly Wilder

A woman was arrested Thursday afternoon after she passed four vehicles, including a fully marked Laurel County deputy sheriff’s cruiser, in a no-passing zone.

Kimberly Wilder, 50, of London was speeding down Ky. 312. When the deputy sheriff pulled Wilder over, she refused to get out of her car and had to be removed, according to the county sheriff’s office.

Wilder was charged with reckless driving, improper passing, a third offense of driving on a DUI suspended license, resisting arrest, failure to wear a seat belt and failure to maintain required insurance, according to the sheriff’s office.

She had a bench warrant out of Laurel County for failure to appear in relation to charges of second-degree disorderly conduct, alcohol intoxication and resisting arrest, according to the sheriff’s office. She had another warrant out of Laurel County for failure to appear in court on charges of public intoxication on a controlled substance.

Wilder also had a bench warrant out of Harlan County for failure to appear in relation to charges of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and being a persistent felony offender, according to the sheriff’s office. She is lodged at the Laurel County Detention Center.

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