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Constable arrests W’burg man after drugs fall out of camo hoody

A Williamsburg man is facing a drug possession charge following Sunday afternoon incident near Highway 1804. About 4:15 p.m. Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. was dispatched to 35 Dycus Road to investigate a harassment complaint. “It was also reported that a male was...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Keavy duo facing drug trafficking, possession charges

A Keavy couple was arrested Tuesday night on drug trafficking charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found methamphetamine, Suboxone, marijuana, scales and cash inside their vehicle. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies arrested...

W’burg Plastics reports employee for drug trafficking

A Williamsburg Plastics employee is behind bars for allegedly selling or offering to sell drugs to his co-workers. John E. Combs, 49, of Williamsburg, pleaded not guilty during his arraignment Thursday afternoon to a charge of first-degree trafficking in a controlled...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017

Eight-month investigation leads to arrest of Corbin man, seizure of crystal meth, cash and guns

Officers from six law enforcement agencies seized 11 grams of suspected crystal methamphetamine, cash, and numerous firearms, including one federally prohibited assault weapon, while executing a search warrant at a Tattersall residence Wednesday evening. About 8 p.m. Wednesday,...

Laurel Co. Sheriff’s K-9 unit makes first drug bust

Less than a week on the job, Laurel County Sheriff’s K-9, Edge, scored his first drug bust Wednesday morning during a traffic stop in north Corbin. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, Edge alerted to the presence of methamphetamine inside a black colored Jeep Cherokee...

Traffic stop leads to drug possession charge

A Williamsburg man is facing a felony drug possession charge following a traffic stop early Tuesday evening on Lot-Mud Creek Road in southern Whitley County. Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. charged Adam Cougar Fite, 31, with first-degree possession of a controlled...
Posted On 11 Aug 2016

Deputies make pair of weekend drug busts

Whitley County sheriff’s deputies seized cash, marijuana, Suboxone films and drug paraphernalia while executing a pair of search warrants in the Savoy and Saxton communities Saturday evening. Detective Derek Eubanks obtained the search warrants following an investigation...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016

Report of passed out driver leads to drug arrest

A Williamsburg man, who was found allegedly passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle late last Wednesday evening, is still in jail facing felony drug possession charges. Everett Leland Young, 44, pleaded not guilty during his arraignment Thursday afternoon to two counts of...
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Three arrested at Landmark Inn

Corbin Police arrested three people Saturday night in connection with suspected drug activity at a local motel. Officers arrested 35-year-old Sarah Cox on multiple drug possession charges, 26-year-old Marti Payne on drug trafficking and possession charges, and 40-year-old William...

Routine call leads deputy to meth lab; one man arrested

A routine call early Saturday morning led a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy to the discovery of an active methamphetamine lab. About 2 a.m., Deputy Jonas Saunders was on a call on Clifford Canada Road when he received an anonymous tip about possible drug activity and a...
Posted On 08 Mar 2016
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