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Sutton found guilty in federal ‘murder for hire’ case

A Corbin man facing federal charges of attempting to hire a hitman to kill four people including Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble and Whitley County Attorney Bob Hammons continued to argue that it was just jailhouse talk, but that fell upon deaf ears as a jury found him...

Defense claims offer of $40,000 to have four people killed was just ‘jail talk’

Everyone agrees that William Timothy Sutton talked about paying one of his Whitley County Detention Center cellmates $40,000 last year to kill four people. Tara Smith and Stephanie Broyles are two women that Sutton used to be involved with, who are now witnesses in cases against...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018

Allen Trimble one of four to get 2017 Outstanding Prosecutor Award

Whitley and McCreary County Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble was one of four prosecutors honored Thursday at the Kentucky Prosecutors Conference with a 2017 Outstanding Prosecutor Award. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear recognized Trimble, Darrell Herald, Mi...
Posted On 31 Aug 2017

Most of Tristan Hall’s federal lawsuit has been dismissed

Tristan Hall is currently representing himself in a lawsuit filed against the City of Williamsburg, Police Chief Wayne Bird and several other entities, which have now been dropped from the federal court lawsuit. In late December, a now former Corbin man, who spent about 570 days...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Trimble, Hammons among intended victims in complicity to commit murder case

William Sutton is accused of criminal complicity to commit murder. William T. Sutton admitted to police that he offered another inmate at the Whitley County Detention Center a total of $40,000 to kill four people, including Whitley County Attorney Bob Hammons and Commonwealth’s...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017

Appeals court says Trimble committed ‘prosecutorial misconduct’

Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble. An Oak Ridge man’s plea in a Whitley County homicide case was thrown out by the Kentucky Court of Appeals Friday after the court found that Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble had committed “prosecutorial misconduct” in the case. You...
Posted On 01 Feb 2017