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Deputy seeks medical treatment after exposure to drugs

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy had to seek medical aid early Tuesday evening after being exposed to what’s believed to be heroin and an unknown substance. On March 8, Deputy Brandon Prewitt responded to the rest area along I-75 after a concerned citizen called to report that a...
Posted On 11 May 2018

W’burg man arrested for fleeing police in a vehicle, on foot

A local man is facing fleeing or evading charges after both a vehicle pursuit and a foot pursuit with police early Friday morning near Williamsburg. The incident happened about 1:30 a.m. Friday when Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Hensley was patrolling the Savoy area, and...
Posted On 07 May 2018

Corbin man arrested for drug possession at judicial center

A no tobacco use policy in the Whitley County Judicial Center and the quick thinking of court security officers are partially responsible for the arrest of a Corbin man on drug related charges Monday, according to a Whitley County sheriff’s department release. About 11:30 a.m.,...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Woodbine woman facing drug trafficking, possession charges

A Woodbine woman is facing multiple charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located assorted drugs, paraphernalia, cash and someone else’s EBT card inside her vehicle during a traffic stop in north Corbin early Sunday morning. Forty-one-year-old Lisa Gail Johnson was...

Update: Whitley Co. Sheriff’s deputies arrest two for drug possession

A recent disturbance complaint lead to the arrest two people on drug possession charges. About 8 p.m. on Oct. 23, the sheriff’s department responded to Keswick Road concerning a report that Glennis L. Anderson, 46, was reportedly causing a disturbance, according to a Whitley...
Posted On 27 Oct 2017