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Police use spike strips to end chase through southern Laurel County

A Corbin man is facing multiple charges, including DUI, after leading law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit through southern Laurel County early Sunday morning that ended when he ran over a set of spike strips. Matthew Bryce Kolvek, 33, was arrested in connection with the...

Laurel Co. deputies arrest Corbin man wanted on multiple Whitley Co. warrants

A Corbin man was one of two people wanted on outstanding warrants who were arrested Tuesday afternoon in Laurel County. Bryan K. Surgener, 38, of Corbin, and David Smith, 44, of East Bernstadt were arrested following the traffic stop at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Ky. 1376 in...

W’burg man gets probated sentence for fleeing police

A Williamsburg man, who led police on a high-speed chase late last month from Jellico into southern Whitley County, will avoid any additional jail time thanks to a plea agreement Monday morning. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 08 Jan 2020

Florida man accused of shooting at officer found competent to stand trial

A Florida man, who shot at police during a high speed-chase in a stolen vehicle in 2017, has been found competent to stand trial. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 25 Dec 2019

London man getting probated sentence for fleeing police

A London man, who has been incarcerated in the Whitley County Detention Center since June for fleeing police among other offenses, agreed to a plea agreement Monday afternoon. A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted Orlando Luna, 36, on July 15 for first-degree fleeing or evading...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019

Brown arrested after vehicle chase in two states

A Williamsburg man allegedly lead police on a vehicle chase from Kentucky into Tennessee and then back into Kentucky late Sunday evening that ended shortly after a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy used spike strips to disable the man’s vehicle. You need to login to view the rest...
Posted On 11 Dec 2019

Gray man leads police on chase

What began as a complaint of a Gray man creating a disturbance on Higgins Branch Road last Thursday, ended after the suspect led Kentucky State Police on a high-speed chase around the neighborhood as he drove through several back yards on a motorcycle. Cody McFarland, 30, was...

Tennessee man faces felony charges after pursuit into Williamsburg

An Oneida, Tennessee man is facing felony charges stemming from a police chase that started in Scott County, Tennessee, and ended in Williamsburg Sunday afternoon. Whitley District Judge Fred White entered a not guilty plea for Casey G. Cox, 21, during his arraignment Monday...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019

Knox deputies use Taser to end vehicle, foot pursuit in Gray

A dramatic series of events led to the arrest of Charles Douglas Tuttle, 47, of Gray, on Tuesday. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies were standing on the side of the road at Sam Parker and US 25E and, reportedly, observed Tuttle turn onto Sam Parker Road. According to an arrest...

High-speed chase with stolen vehicle ends near W’burg

Police apprehended a Michigan man early Friday morning following a high speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle through Laurel and Whitley counties, and ending near Williamsburg shortly after police used spike strips to disable the vehicle’s tires. Kentucky State Police Vehicle...
Posted On 01 Mar 2019