Corbin man ‘knocked out’ after starting fight with store clerk

A Corbin man was taken to Baptist Health Corbin for treatment of head and leg injuries he sustained during an altercation with a store clerk Tuesday morning. Fifty-four-year-old James Cassidy has been cited to appear in Whitley District Court on charges of alcohol intoxication, menacing, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Corbin Police Capt. Coy Wilson [...]

Laurel County teen missing since Tuesday found safe in Corbin

A Laurel County teen who was reported missing last Tuesday was found safe in Corbin. Laurel County Sheriff John Root said that Corbin Police found 16-year-old Alexis Ramey Monday afternoon. Ramey was reported missing from Waterworks Road in London at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 28.

Corbin City Commission approves Hedrick as new police chief

The Corbin City Commission unanimously approved Rusty Hedrick to be the next Corbin Police Chief. At Monday’s special called commission meeting, City Manager Marlon Sams recommended that Hedrick, who has been serving as interim chief following the retirement of David Campbell, be named chief. Sams said the city personnel board interviewed five applicants for the [...]

High-speed pursuit of motorcycle rider begins on Gordon Hill, ends in Williamsburg

What began as a complaint of motorcyclists revving their engines on Gordon Hill early Tuesday morning, ended with a high-speed chase on I-75 to Williamsburg. Corbin Police arrested 30-year-old James Wilson of Krypton in Perry County on fleeing and evading and other charges following the pursuit that wound up through north Corbin and down I-75. [...]

Corbin Police say man running around downtown in boxer shorts admitted to smoking meth, bath salts

Corbin Police say a Winchester man who allegedly ran into three downtown businesses wearing only a pair of boxer underwear Monday afternoon admitted to ingesting a combination of methamphetamine and bath salts. Thirty-seven-year-old James Brogan was arrested on multiple charges after officers responding to multiple complaints located him at Whitaker Bank on Main Street. Corbin [...]

Two arrested in check cashing scam

Corbin Police arrested two men Monday after they allegedly attempted to pass fake checks at the PNC Bank branch off of U.S. 25E and say they allegedly passed similar checks throughout the state. Corbin Police Captain Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said police arrested 24-year-old Daniel Cottrell of Corbin and 19-year-old Ryan Robinson [...]

Corbin Police find active meth lab during traffic stop

A simple traffic stop on South Main Street in Corbin Tuesday was complicated by the active one-step methamphetamine lab Corbin Police found in the back of the car. Corbin Police Captain Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said officers arrested 22-year-old Zachary Tepesano and 26-year-old John Hall, both of Corbin. Wilson said the incident [...]

Corbin Police chief, assistant chief retiring

The Corbin Police Department’s two highest-ranking officers are calling it a career at the end of the year. Chief David Campbell and Assistant Chief Bruce Rains announced their respective plans to retire. Campbell said after 37 years in law enforcement, including the last seven as Corbin’s police chief, Campbell submitted his letter of resignation and [...]

Lily man accused of attempted murder of Corbin Police officer

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies and Corbin Police joined forces Sunday morning to arrest a Lily man wanted for the attempted murder of Corbin Police Lieutenant Glenn Taylor, but according to Sheriff John Root, the suspected refused to go peacefully. Root stated that Deputies Shawn Jackson and Shannon Jones, along with Daniel Grigsby and his K-9 [...]

Corbin Police seize pound-and-a-half of crystal meth, $5,100 in cash

The Corbin Police Department’s newest officer made a record drug bust Friday morning, seizing .68 kilograms (1.5 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine found in a car at a local gas station.

Officer Mandy Chitwood, who graduated from the police academy in April, along with Officer Steve Meadors were called to the Speedway gas station about 8:30 a.m. in response to a complaint of a suspicious vehicle at the pumps.

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