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Cole competency hearing delayed until September

If a Williamsburg man, who tried to have his name changed to Victor Von Frankenstein one week before he allegedly killed someone earlier this year, is found incompetent to stand trial next month, then he would be sent off to a state mental institution for treatment, and could...
Posted On 08 Aug 2018

Lily crash claims one life

A Lily man died Thursday from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 25 in Laurel County. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, identified the deceased as Richard McFadden, 62, who was pronounced dead at St. Joseph...
Posted On 03 Aug 2018

Williamsburg police recover stolen vehicle

Williamsburg police recently recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a Tennessee man, who allegedly had been driving it. Daniel Hatfield, 32, of Newcomb, pleaded not guilty Thursday during his arraignment Thursday in Whitley District Court to charges of receiving stolen property...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

Corbin woman facing drug possession charges

A Corbin woman is facing drug possession charges after police found suspected meth in her vehicle, and a pill in her mouth after she got to jail, according to court documents. Rachel Lee Adams, 39, of Jasper Jamboree Road, pleaded not guilty during her arraignment Monday morning...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

Routine traffic stop leads to drugs, cash

A routine traffic stop in Williamsburg last week turned up cash, a scale, small baggies and suspected meth. Wesley Croley, 30, of Williamsburg, pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance-meth, failure to signal, no brake lights,...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

Police recover gun, drugs that were hidden inside woman’s bra

Police say a Woodbine woman had a gun and drugs in her bra when she allegedly ran from police Sunday. Williamsburg Police Officer Greg Rhoades charged Lisa Gail Johnson, 41, of Dowis Chapel Road, with 11 offenses, including: first-degree trafficking in a controlled...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

W’burg police apprehend Georgia fugitive

A vehicle accident early Friday evening led to the arrest of a Williamsburg man, who is a wanted fugitive from the state of Georgia. Dustin M. Oyer, 34, of Sawmill Hollow Road, agreed to waive extradition to Georgia during his arraignment Monday morning in Whitley District Court....
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

Truck hits Edward Jones building during two-vehicle crash Wednesday

A two-vehicle wreck on Main Street in Corbin Wednesday morning resulted in the Edward Jones building being struck. The accident happened shortly before 10 a.m. at the intersection of Main Street and Roy Kidd Avenue. Corbin Police Lt. Coy Wilson said that Dora Smith-Epperson, who...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

Security camera footage part of evidence against defendants

For the most part keeping copies of your security camera footage is often a good idea. However, if you are dealing drugs this probably isn’t the case. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

Drug involvement not ruled out in Friday drowning

Possible drug involvement has not been ruled out in connection with a Friday evening drowning in the Frakes community. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 01 Aug 2018