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Six people named in federal sex-trafficking conspiracy indictment

Six people have been named in a federal indictment alleging their involvement in a sex trafficking conspiracy in Whitley, Knox, Laurel, Rockcastle, Madison and Fayette counties over a four-year period. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...

Corbin Walmart shoplifter found with meth, large amount of pills

What began as a misdemeanor shoplifting case at Walmart in Corbin escalated to drug trafficking after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies discovered a Knox County woman in possession of more than 150 prescription pills. Susan R. Smith, 43, of Hinkle, was arrested last Wednesday...

Lily man facing child abuse, drug trafficking charges

A Lily man is facing child abuse and drug trafficking charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies discovered crystal methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia inside his residence where a five-year-old was living Sunday night. James Anthony Reeves, 30, was charged with...

DUI traffic stop results in discovery of pillowcase containing marijuana

A routine traffic stop for suspected DUI Saturday night in Knox County turned out to be anything but as Kentucky State Police found a pillowcase full of marijuana, along with a baggie of methamphetamine, and prescription pills inside the vehicle. Trooper Sidney Wagner arrested...

Knox/Laurel County deputies recover three pounds of crystal meth, make three arrests

Three people were arrested Sunday after Knox and Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found three pounds of methamphetamine, two of which were hidden inside a children’s playhouse Deputies arrested, John Douglas Helton, 44, and Nursilla Anita Helton-Fox, 39, both of Gray, along with...

Gray man found with meth, cocaine, pills, and stolen merchandise

A Gray man was arrested Wednesday at the Corbin Walmart after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found methamphetamine, cocaine, assorted drug paraphernalia, and almost $250 worth of stolen items on his person. Joseph Ray Middleton, 40, is facing charges of first-degree trafficking...

Complaint leads Knox County deputies to make drug bust in Gray

Two Gray residents were among three people arrested Monday morning after Knox County Sheriff’s deputies discovered bags of suspected methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a rifle at a residence. Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, said...

Three accused of kidnapping 16-year-old, locking her in Uhaul

A Corbin trio is facing kidnapping, human trafficking, unlawful imprisonment and other charges for allegedly locking a teen in the back of a U-Haul truck and driving to Cincinnati. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...

Knox deputy recovers 2 pounds of meth, 1 pound of marijuana

A Knox County Sheriff’s deputy recovered approximately 2 pounds of methamphetamine and 1 pound of marijuana Monday morning off of the Corbin bypass, arresting two people on drug trafficking charges. Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, stated that...

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...
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