LONDON, KY -- On March 13th, 2021 at approximately 10:40 a.m., London Police responded to a Terroristic Threatening complaint located on 24 Creekway Drive. Through investigation, 29-year-old James M. Hughes, of Williamsburg, Ky. was arrested.
Officers spoke with Candy Teeguarden, who stated that she and her boyfriend, Hughes, had gotten into a verbal argument. Hughes retrieved a handgun from his vehicle and discharged at least five rounds into the ground near her. She stated that Hughes left the scene but threatened to return to her residence and shoot again.
Hughes was located at Flowers Bakery on East 4th St. and was taken into custody. As a result of the arrest, a search warrant was obtained and executed on Hughes’ vehicle.
James Hughes was arrested and charged with 3rd-degree Terroristic Threatening, Menacing, first-degree Wanton Endangerment, first-degree Trafficking In a Controlled Substance, second-degree Trafficking In Controlled Substance, Trafficking In Marijuana, and Drug Paraphernalia.
He was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.