Lily man indicted for assaulting officer with car

A Lily man was indicted Friday in Laurel County for allegedly assaulting a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy with his car.

Forty-two-year-old Roger Sizemore was indicted on charges of second-degree assault, first-degree fleeing or evading police and first-degree persistent felony offender.

The charges stem from an incident on Jan. 30 during which Sizemore allegedly drug Deputy Tommy Houston alongside his vehicle as Houston was attempting to detain him.

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Corbin man charged with shooting girlfriend multiple times, pleads guilty to assault

A Corbin man, who was charged with the attempted murder of his girlfriend, pleaded guilty Friday to an amended charge of assault. Michael Johnson was charged with attempted murder on Oct. 26. Forty-nine-year-old Michael Dean Johnson, who was arrested on Oct. 26 for allegedly shooting Alexis McMahan five times in the chest and [...]

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 [...]