Laurel County Sheriff John Root says deputies were called out to a business parking lot off Ky 770 near Corbin where a couple were reportedly fighting. Officers found 27-year-old Crystal E. Howard physically fighting with her boyfriend. During the investigation, deputies learned Howard slashed the tires of the rental car the couple was in. She also allegedly tried to break out a window with a rock. Howard was arrested and charged with assault, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. She was also charged on a Jackson Circuit Court bench warrant for a probation violation. She was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.
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