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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...

W’burg police focus on drug trafficking at local motels

A Tennessee man, who allegedly ran from police while handcuffed, was arrested at a Williamsburg motel early Tuesday morning on charges ranging from escape to unlawful imprisonment. Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor arrested Jason C. Johnson, 36, of Athens, about 3:41 a.m....
Posted On 18 Oct 2019

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...

Suspicious vehicle complaint leads to drug bust

Corbin Police investigating a suspicious vehicle at an area apartment complex Sunday were forced to chase down a suspect, twice. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 09 Jan 2019

Judicial center escape attempt goes nowhere

A Williamsburg man’s recent alleged escape attempt from a holding cell at the Whitley County Detention Center didn’t result in freedom, just more criminal charges. Jordan Lee Ramey, 21, of Wolf Creek, and other inmates were placed in a judicial center holding cell on...
Posted On 02 Sep 2016

Knox Co. law enforcement searching for escaped inmate

Knox County Detention Center inmate Shane Browning escaped while participating in the Knox County Work Release Program this morning. Browning was last seen at approximately 9:45 a.m. at the intersection of North 11 and Highway 25E in the Heidrick area. He was wearing a gray...

Escapees caught after police chase

Two inmates are being held in the Clinton County, Tennessee Jail where they arrested after escaping from a work detail at the state highway garage in Williamsburg Monday. 23-year-old Justin G. Jaynes and 24-year-old Michael I. Mayes reportedly drove off in a pickup truck about 3...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016