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Jellico Police respond to three separate incidences involving heroin

The Jellico Police Department is cracking down on illegal drug substances in the area. Officers with the department worked three separate drug-related incidences in the span of several days. Two of the cases were worked in part by a former Scott County deputy sheriff. After 45...

Tenn. pair held for criminal littering, drug trafficking

A pair of Tennessee men are charged with drug trafficking and littering following a routine traffic stop in southern Whitley County Saturday evening. 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...
Posted On 21 Jul 2021

‘Just take me to jail,’ man tells KSP trooper

“The *@!! with it. Just take me to jail because I’m a drug addict,” Billy Lee Johns allegedly told a Kentucky State Police trooper late Monday evening prior to his arrest, according to one of his arrest citations. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe...
Posted On 14 Jul 2021

Suspected meth, cocaine, heroin discovered during traffic stop

A Tennessee man is facing a dozen charges in Whitley County after police discovered suspected methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin during a routine traffic stop Sunday evening. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login...
Posted On 23 Jun 2021

Rockholds woman charged with trafficking meth, prescription drugs

A Rockholds woman was one of two people arrested Thursday night in Laurel County after sheriff’s deputies discovered methamphetamine, heroin and drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop. Kimberly A. Croucher, 32, of Rockholds, who was driving the Chevrolet Silverado, was charged...

W’burg duo charged with possession of heroin, being wanted out of Tennessee

Two Williamsburg people suspected of being wanted fugitives from Tennessee were located at a north Corbin motel with heroin in their possession Tuesday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jeremy Fore, 29, and Vivian Fore, 29, both of Williamsburg, at the motel off of...

Complaint leads to drug trafficking arrest at north Corbin motel

A complaint of suspected drug trafficking activity at a north Corbin motel early Friday morning resulted in the arrested of a Corbin man and the seizure of heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana.

Traffic stop in Woodbine leads to discovery of stolen vehicle, heroin, meth

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies conducting a traffic stop on a pickup truck with no license plate Thursday night in Woodbine, discovered the vehicle to be stolen and the driver to be in possession of heroin and methamphetamine.

Taylor gets seven-year prison sentence in drug case

A Crab Orchard man was recently sentenced to seven years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine, heroin and Xanax. Jody Taylor, 34, pleaded guilty on March 3 to two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, third-degree trafficking in a controlled...
Posted On 19 Mar 2021

Deputies administer NARCAN to unidentified individual, Kelly charged with trafficking heroin and methamphetamine

A Corbin man is facing charges of trafficking heroin and methamphetamine after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located more than two grams of heroin and more than 27 grams of meth at his residence early Tuesday morning. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...