Lily man arrested for dragging deputy with car

A Lily man on the run from law enforcement since Jan. 30 when he allegedly drug a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy with his car, was arrested Friday afternoon. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 42-year-old Roger Sizemore after they developed information on Sizemore’s location. Deputies Tommy Houston, Shawn Jackson and Brandon Broughton, along with [...]

Lily man accused of smashing ‘aquaintence’s’ face with bare hands

A Lily man was arrested Saturday morning for allegedly severely beating another individual. Laurel County Sheriff’s Detective Kyle Gray arrested 35-year-old Jamie Gambill at his residence on Hopkins Cemetery Road, where the assault allegedly took place. According to Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, Gambill allegedly punched the victim numerous times in the [...]

Lily teen accused of assaulting female with a cell phone to be tried as an adult

In what is a first in Laurel County, a 16-year-old Lily girl is being tried as an adult for allegedly assaulting another female with a cell phone. Lea Dawn Sizemore was indicted Friday in Laurel Circuit Court on charges of first-degree assault, second-degree disorderly conduct and third-degree criminal mischief. According to the indictment, the alleged [...]

Rockholds man accused of breaking woman’s ribs appears in court

A Rockholds man, who allegedly broke a woman’s ribs while assaulting her last month, is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 cash bond.

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Driver charged with assault after accused shoplifter injured while attempting to flee Belk

An accused shoplifter’s attempt to flee from Belk loss prevention Friday afternoon ended with her being airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center and the getaway vehicle driver charged with second-degree assault.

Corbin police and firefighters were called to the store at the Trademart Shopping Center about 2 p.m. in response to a 911 call that a woman had been struck by a vehicle.

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Whitley County man charged with shooting, beating and holding woman prisoner

Corbin Police arrested a Whitley County man wanted in connection with a shooting that was reported Sunday afternoon in the Devil’s Creek community. Fifty-three-year-old Michael A Morris is facing charges of first-degree assault and first-degree unlawful imprisonment. Corbin Police Captain Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said officers received an anonymous tip about 9 [...]

Gray man charged with fighting with first responder at crash scene

West Knox Volunteer Fire and Rescue responders were involved in an altercation after arriving to a wreck December 31 with an overturned vehicle. West Knox Fire Chief Daryl Baker, who was trying to help a trapped woman from the vehicle, reported this was “the first altercation I [Baker] have been involved in as a first [...]

Lily man facing assault charge in connection with car wreck

A Lily man has been charged with first-degree assault after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say he was driving under the influence when he crashed his car, resulting in serious injuries to the passenger Thursday night. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 21-year-old Jackson West on Monday afternoon on the warrant they had secured. Deputy [...]

Corbin woman facing attempt assault charge for allegedly trying to run over pedestrian

A Corbin woman who was arrested Saturday afternoon for allegedly attempting to run down a pedestrian with her car told police she did it because he had stolen money from her. Twenty-nine-year-old April Sizemore is facing charges of second-degree attempted assault and first-degree wanton endangerment. Corbin Police were called to the scene on Fourth Street [...]

Gray man indicted for assault

A Gray man was indicted Friday on assault and wanton endangerment charges stemming from a wreck on May 20 during which he was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs when his vehicle struck another. According to West Knox firefighters the wreck occurred just after 11 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 25E and Lynn [...]