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Rash of vehicle break-ins in Corbin continues

The wave of vehicle break-ins across Corbin and northern Whitley County is continuing. Corbin Police reported numerous incidents Monday night and into Tuesday morning along Gordon Hill, in Oak Law Subdivision, and down Stamper Ave. Corbin Police Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s...

Corbin PD finds, heroin, pills, gun during Sunday traffic stop

A Gray man was arrested Sunday following a traffic stop during which Corbin Police reported finding heroin, more than 90 Oxycodone pills, more than $6,000 in cash and a loaded handgun. Justin M. Helton, 31, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance,...

Update: Corbin Police arrest man who fired rifle shots outside hospital

A Harrodsburg man remains lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $25,000 cash bond after he allegedly admitted to firing three rounds from a .22-caliber rifle on Jan. 29 while outside of Baptist Health Corbin from a truck he was attempting to steal. Following...

Police use spike strips to end chase through southern Laurel County

A Corbin man is facing multiple charges, including DUI, after leading law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit through southern Laurel County early Sunday morning that ended when he ran over a set of spike strips. Matthew Bryce Kolvek, 33, was arrested in connection with the...

Corbin man facing robbery charge in Knox County

A Corbin man is facing a robbery charge in Knox County after he allegedly fought with employees at a local liquor store as he, unsuccessfully, attempted to make off with two bottles of liquor Friday night. Corbin Police arrested Michael T. Horne, 32, in the Trademart Shopping...

Police: Corbin woman sold meth near preschool

A Corbin woman was arrested last Wednesday on a warrant secured by Corbin Police who say she sold crystal methamphetamine near Corbin Preschool. Delores A. Ball, 61, was arrested on charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – two or more grams of...

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....

Two women facing felony shoplifting charges in separate incidents at Belk

Two women were arrested over the weekend on felony charges after they each allegedly attempted to leave a local department store with more than $500 worth of items. Sylvia Nelson, 47, of Barbourville, was arrested early Saturday morning, while Candice R. Siler, 38, of Corbin, was...

Local law enforcement bands together to end high-speed chase, capture driver

A Rockcastle County man is facing numerous charges, including DUI and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, after leading police on a high–speed chase that began in Woodbine and ended on Interstate 75 near the Laurel County line Wednesday night. Vincent...

Longtime Corbin 911 dispatcher dies

Longtime Corbin 911 dispatcher Shellie Hash died Monday. Hash served as a full-time dispatcher for more than 10 years. She started in 1994, and worked 1998. She came back in 2012, and worked until when she retired. In 2018, she returned on a part-time basis. “She was a good one,”...