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Williamsburg man charged with first-degree assault

A Williamsburg man admitted to stabbing another man in the neck with a pocket knife Thursday night, but told Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies it was self-defense. Matthew N. Goins, 31, is facing one count of first-degree assault in connection with the incident on Chester Goins...

Corbin man charged with first-degree assault, DUI

A Corbin man, who was allegedly intoxicated when he attempted to drive off in his father’s car Tuesday night dragging him in the process, has been charged with assault. Corbin Police arrested Jesse Ray Collier, 18, on charges of first-degree assault, operating a motor vehicle...

London man gets 10-year prison sentence in DUI crash case

  A London man, who was driving impaired and seriously injured a woman during a crash in Whitley County nearly two years ago, was recently sentenced to serve a decade behind bars. Michael Howard, 41, pleaded guilty in Whitley Circuit Court on Nov. 18 to first-degree assault,...
Posted On 31 Jan 2020

Arrest made in connection with Oct. 24 stabbing in Keavy

A Corbin man wanted in connection with a stabbing incident outside a Keavy area business on October 24 was arrested Saturday. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located Jason Blevins, 34, at a residence off of Wagers Lane in the Campground community. Deputies had secured an arrest...

Laurel County deputies asking for public’s help to locate suspect in stabbing incident

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to locate a Corbin man wanted in connection with a stabbing incident last Thursday. Detectives have secured an arrest warrant for Jason Blevins, 34, charging him with first-degree assault. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo,...

Corbin man charged with stabbing woman who wouldn’t buy him beer

A Corbin man is facing a first-degree assault charge for allegedly stabbing a woman who refused to buy him beer Monday. Daniel K. Boggs, 25, was arrested outside of A to Z Market on South Main Street at 11: 30 a.m. after Corbin Police were called to a possible domestic...

Vera Wooton found guilty of assault for setting husband on fire

A Laurel Circuit Court jury found a Corbin woman guilty of setting her husband on fire in 2017. The jury convicted Vera Wooton, 42, of one count of first-degree assault and recommended the minimum 10-year prison sentence. John Wooton suffered burns on more than half of his body...

Trial of woman accused of setting husband on fire begins today

A Keavy woman who allegedly set her husband on fire after finding him in a car with another woman in 2017 is scheduled to go to trial today in Laurel Circuit Court. Vera Rosanne Wooton, 42, is charged with one count of first-degree assault in connection with the incident on Aug....

Three people arrested for beating teen in Keavy

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say underage drinking may have contributed to the assault that resulted in a 17-year-old being airlifted to a Louisville hospital early Sunday morning. Deputies arrested, John Tyler Masters, 19, of Keavy, Brady Tyler Cook, 18, of Danville, and a...

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
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