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Public’s assistance sought to locate wanted man

Williamsburg police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for auto theft. Police are searching for Jeffery Curtis Hicks, who is described as a white 5’6” male weighing about 140 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. Hicks is wanted for allegedly...
Posted On 18 Jun 2020
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Corbin man who ran from police in stolen truck admits he smoked meth

A Corbin man was arrested Saturday after police say he was under the influence of methamphetamine when he led police on a vehicle pursuit in a stolen pickup truck. Brian K. Surgener, 38, is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking – auto – of the value of $500 or more but less...

High-speed chase with stolen vehicle ends near W’burg

Police apprehended a Michigan man early Friday morning following a high speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle through Laurel and Whitley counties, and ending near Williamsburg shortly after police used spike strips to disable the vehicle’s tires. Kentucky State Police Vehicle...
Posted On 01 Mar 2019

Sheriff’s deputy tackles fleeing auto theft suspect

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy recovered a stolen truck Saturday afternoon near Williamsburg, and apprehended the person who was driving it. About 4:30 p.m., Deputy Mike Lawson arrested Kristina Blakley, 39, charging her with theft by unlawful taking-auto and second-degree...
Posted On 19 Jul 2018

Corbin man reported missing, charged with stealing work truck

A Corbin man went from missing person to alleged truck thief Thursday after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located him, and the truck at a residence west of London. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies arrested 48-year-old William...