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Corbin man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of wife

A Corbin man pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter, assault and DUI charges in connection with a fatal crash in 2018 in exchange for a recommended 13-year prison sentence. Joshua Allen Stopher, 38, appeared in Laurel Circuit Court Monday for what was scheduled to be the final...

Knox deputy responding to suspicious vehicle complaint finds intoxicated man in stolen truck

A suspicious vehicle complaint in the parking lot of a Corbin church last week led to the recovery of a truck reported stolen out of Laurel County and the arrest of a Tennessee man wanted on an escape charge out of Louisville. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the...

Police: Corbin man was intoxicated when caught speeding, parking in handicapped zone

A Corbin man is facing numerous traffic related charges that began when a Kentucky State Police trooper clocked him driving at 77 mph in a 55 mph zone and ended when the trooper determined he was driving under the influence when he parked in a handicapped zone. Rex Allen Fox, 40,...

Citizen complaint leads to DUI arrest Wednesday

A public complaint led to the arrest of a Lily man on DUI and careless driving charges Wednesday afternoon. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrest Glenn D. Hinkle, 62, following the traffic stop on U.S. 25 in Lily. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs...

Suspicious vehicle complaint leads to heroin bust

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people late Saturday night after an investigation into a suspicious vehicle outside a north Corbin business led to the discovery of suspected heroin. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, stated that...

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...

Police: Colorado man involved in DUI attempts to escape custody

A Colorado man whom Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say was intoxicated when he struck two vehicles as he drove south on Interstate 75 Saturday night, added additional charges when he escaped police custody and fought with deputies as they attempted to recapture him. Jon Alfred...

Drive Sober Campaign Nets 347 DUI Arrests in Five Days

Kentucky State Police reminded motorists today that they are continuing their enforcement efforts during the National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Since the effort began on August 16, 2019, there have been 347 Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Arrests in Kentucky by...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019
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Police awaiting toxicology in fatal motorcycle crash; second motorcycle rider pleads guilty to DUI

The man he was riding with has pleaded guilty to DUI, but Corbin Police say they have not yet determined if the Corbin man killed in a motorcycle crash last Wednesday on Scuffletown Road was under the influence. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to...

Chase ends with crash, two flown out, one arrested

A Williamsburg man, who was recently released on parole, allegedly lead police on a high-speed chase late Saturday evening before striking another vehicle, and then having his car go into a ditch. He then allegedly crawled out the car window and tried to run from police on foot,...
Posted On 22 May 2019