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Corbin PD finds, heroin, pills, gun during Sunday traffic stop

A Gray man was arrested Sunday following a traffic stop during which Corbin Police reported finding heroin, more than 90 Oxycodone pills, more than $6,000 in cash and a loaded handgun. Justin M. Helton, 31, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance,...

Gray woman charged with assaulting deputy, endangering children

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gray woman early Thursday morning on charges of assaulting a police officer and endangering her minor children. Lori Havelka, 39, allegedly kicked and grabbed Deputy Mikey Ashurst at a residence on Arkle Road, off of south Ky. 233....

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,...

Corbin man, reported to be armed and dangerous, found with knife, shiv, and handgun

A Corbin man who is on parole for criminal attempt to commit murder, was arrested in Gray Thursday after a Knox County Sheriff’s deputy found him outside a home armed with a knife, shiv, and, allegedly, a handgun. Zachary Lewis Franke, 26, is facing charges of violating parole,...

Five area fire departments battle simultaneous structure fires

Firefighters from five area departments were called into action as two structure fires broke out in the West Knox Fire District within an hour last Wednesday. West Knox, Lily and Bailey Switch firefighters were called to Miller Lane, off of Sam Parker Road in Gray at...

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...

Knox County Man Pleads Guilty to Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Jason William Graves, 40, of Gray, Ky., pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm on Tuesday. Graves, who was previously convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm in 2013, acknowledged that he illegally possessed two firearms on June 23, 2019. Graves...
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Deputies find Gray man passed out in car with genitals exposed

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Corbin man Sunday afternoon on multiple charges, including indecent exposure, after finding him passed out at the wheel of his running car with his penis out of his pants. Tony Robert Couch, 41, is facing charges of first-degree indecent...

Gray man charged with assault in connection with Saturday night shooting

A Gray man is facing a first-degree assault charge after admitting to police that he shot a man in the neck Saturday. Kentucky State Police arrested Dennis R. Medlin, 58, at his residence on Hazel Fork Road at 10:48 p.m. Police were called to the scene in response to a complaint...

Knox Grand Jury indicts Corbin man in connection with April police chase

The Knox County Grand Jury indicted a Corbin man Friday, who was arrested in April after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase across the back roads through Gray, Lily and Corbin while holding a woman against her will. Joshua K. Grigsby, 29, is facing charges of...