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Keavy man charged with trafficking heroin, meth

A Keavy man was arrested early Wednesday morning on drug trafficking charges after police found more than five grams of heroin, four grams of methamphetamine and a set of digital scales in his car at a north Corbin truck stop. Christopher Mason, 33, was charged with first-degree...

Whitley County man gets 40 months for cyberstalking federal witness, making false statement to federal agent

A Whitley County man, who pleaded guilty in February to federal charges of cyberstalking a witness in an ATF investigation, and making false statements to a federal agent, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison. Kenneth Andrew Dodd, 28, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge...

Whitley County man pleads guilty to using Facebook to threaten federal witness

A Whitley County man has pleaded guilty in federal court to using Facebook to threaten a witness in an ATF investigation into the trafficking of methamphetamine. Kenneth Andrew Dodd, 28, pleaded guilty Feb. 12 to charges set out in an information. According to the information,...

Knox County man convicted of role in conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine

A Knox County man was convicted Tuesday for his part in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Whitley, Knox and Laurel Counties. Charles W. Warfield, 51, of Artemis was one of 19 people named in federal indictment returned in a superseding indictment returned on March 21....

Federal complaints name two additional suspects

Two more men have been named in complaints filed in U.S. District Court in connection with an earlier indictment alleging a conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone and Oxymorphone in Whitley, Knox, Laurel and Rockcastle Counties. James E. Martin, 73, of Gray, and Mark Milslagle, 49 of...

Knox County Man Pleads Guilty to Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Jason William Graves, 40, of Gray, Ky., pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm on Tuesday. Graves, who was previously convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm in 2013, acknowledged that he illegally possessed two firearms on June 23, 2019. Graves...
Posted On 09 Oct 2019
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Update: ‘Primary suspect’ identified in pregnant woman’s murder

Kentucky State Police have identified the “primary suspect” in the death of a pregnant Whitley County woman, who was killed Saturday evening, and whose baby died Tuesday evening. “Upon further investigation, KSP Detectives have named Daniel Nantz, 29, of Woodbine, as the primary...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019

Operation ‘March Madness’ nets 20 suspected drug dealers

Laurel County Sheriff John Root and his deputies hit the ground running early Monday morning, rounding up 20 individuals from across the tri-county area on drug-related charges during Operation “March Madness.” Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer,...

Hamilton sentenced in federal drug conspiracy case involving former police officer

The first of three co-defendants in a federal drug conspiracy case involving a former Corbin Police officer was formally sentenced last week. Tiffany Hamilton, 32, who was indicted in August 2017 along with former officer Charlie Bronson Fugate, 43, and Richard Stanley, 42, all...

Fugate to enter plea Tuesday in federal drug, firearms case

A former area law enforcement officer is set to plead guilty in federal court to his part in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
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