Sheriff: 2 held victim at knifepoint to steal pills

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Two people are behind bars after robbing someone at knifepoint, deputies said.

The Laurel County Sheriff's office arrested Keegan Smith, 21, and Michael Webb, 22, Tuesday morning.

Deputies went to a home off East KY 552, where the victim said two men held him at knifepoint and took money and a bottle of prescription pills. The victim said the men then chased him out of the home.

Smith was charged with first-degree robbery and cocaine trafficking. Webb was charged with first-degree robbery. Both were taken to the Laurel County Correctional Center.

After further investigation, deputies got a warrant to search Smith's home. They found meth, a mix of Fentanyl and cocaine, a handgun, a large amount of cash, more than two pounds of processed marijuana, marijuana wax and 15 containers of 'dabs'.


Keegan Smith
Michael Webb