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Felony shoplifter tells police ‘she liked the thrill’

Corbin Police arrested two women on a felony shoplifting charge after recovering $861 worth of clothing and other items from Belk last Thursday. Clara M. Lunsford, 39, and Margaret Woods, 42, both of Elizabethtown, were arrested following a complaint from Belk loss prevention....
Posted On 22 Apr 2019

Teen facing multiple charges after leading police on high speed chase in mom’s minivan

One teenager went to the hospital and another is facing multiple charges after leading police on a high-speed chase in a minivan. Corbin Police Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs office, the incident began at approximately 2 a.m. on April 14 when Officer Robbie Hodge...

Couple accused of splashing paint on Engineer Street Bridge gets court date

A Williamsburg couple, who is accused of splattering paint all over the decking of the Engineer Street Bridge is scheduled to appear in Whitley District Court on Tuesday. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Couple that threw paint on Engineer Street Bridge will be cited to appear in court

It took all of five minutes after Corbin Police had asked for the public’s help to identify the individuals that threw paint onto the deck of the historic Engineer Street Bridge early Saturday morning for a call to come in. Police posted pictures of the damage, estimated at...

Five people arrested in connection with Tuesday home invasion

Five people, including three teens, have been charged in connection with a home invasion robbery early Tuesday morning. Corbin Police arrested Anthony N. Shields II, 18, of Gray, Jermel J. Carton, 19, of Barbourville, and the teens, ages 15, 15, and 17, for first-degree robbery....

Woodbine man arrested Tuesday on 2016 assault warrant

Corbin Police arrested a Woodbine man wanted in connection with a 2016 assault. Glenn P. Sweat, 44, was arrested Tuesday night at a residence on Oaklawn subdivision off of Barton Mill Road in Corbin. Corbin Police Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said...

Spike strips used to end high speed chase, taser required to get suspect into custody

Corbin Police were forced to use spike strips and a Taser to end a high speed chase and take the driver into custody early Monday morning. Police arrested Jimmy Canada, 41, of Williamsburg, following the pursuit that began near the intersection of U.S. 25W and the Corbin bypass...

Gray man arrested in 2017 case of unlawfully imprisoning minors

A Gray man is behind bars in connection with a 2017 case in which police say he kept two minors inside his apartment against their will. According to his arrest citation, Sonny Drummonds, 41, of Gray, picked up two male juveniles at the Circle K Store in Corbin on Oct. 12, 2017....

SUV strikes Corbin apartment building

Residents were shaken but uninjured Friday afternoon when an SUV ran into an apartment building on Gordon Street in Corbin. Corbin Police Officer Estes Rhodes said the elderly female driver of the Ford Explorer was backing out of the parking lot at Hillside Apartments just before...

Man indicted for robbing Corbin bank arrested in connection with Knoxville bank robbery

The man police say robbed a Corbin bank on Nov. 27 is now in custody in Tennessee in connection with another bank robbery in Knoxville last Friday. Corbin Police Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said FBI agents in Tennessee arrested Timothy Michael Sample,...