A Sept. 19 trial has been scheduled in U.S. District Court in London for a Corbin man, who is charged in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme where two of the four would-be victims are Whitley County prosecutors. William Sutton is accused of trying to hire someone to kill four people, including two prosecutors. A [...]
In what is a rare circumstance in the federal court system, a Gray man entered a guilty plea in his child pornography case in exchange for a specific sentence.
Forty-eight-year-old Jerry Luke pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of possession of child pornography. In return, the plea agreement calls for Luke to receive a prison sentence of 12.5 years.
A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment in the case of a Tennessee man accused of burglarizing Sav-Rite Pharmacy in Corbin, naming two co-defendants in it and a similar burglary that occurred in 2014 at Stephanie’s Down Home Pharmacy in Corbin.
The second of three people accused of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in Whitley County pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in London. Thirty-nine-year-old Roy Allen West of Williamsburg pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. According to the plea agreement, [...]
Gary Williams, who was arrested on Oct. 26 for allegedly trafficking crystal meth, is now facing a charge in federal court. A drug trafficking charge was dismissed in Whitley District Court Tuesday afternoon against a Corbin man to clear the way for a federal court prosecution, according to Williamsburg police. On Oct. 26, [...]
The two remaining defendants indicted on federal charges of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in Laurel County have pleaded guilty.
Ellis Ray Saggus and James W. Harrison each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture of a substance containing methamphetamine.
The man who has admitted to being the source of supply in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Knox, Laurel, Madison and Rockcastle counties has been sentenced to eleven years, three months in federal prison.