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Keavy man charged with sexual abuse, sodomy of four-year-old

A Keavy man is being held in the Laurel County Correctional Facility on a $100,000 cash bond after police say he sexually abused and sodomized a four-year-old in 2017. Kentucky State Police arrested Joshua A. Towe, 23, on a warrant secured following an investigation by Detective...

Church burglary, vandalism under investigation

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the vandalism and burglary of a Keavy area church Sunday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said officers were called to Mt. Zion Church of God on Level Green Road off of Ky. 312 after members...

Keavy man in critical condition following Monday crash

A Keavy man was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center Monday morning after his motorcycle collided with a car. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, identified the victim as Richard Cox, 36. Officials at UK said...

Keavy man charged with rape of juvenile

A Keavy man has been charged with the 2017 rape of a juvenile, whom police say was unconscious at the time. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 39-year-old Teddy Lynn Fox Friday morning after he was discovered in an area off of Slate Ridge Road in Lily. “One of the deputies...

Two Corbin residents among the six individuals charged with trafficking crystal meth

Two Corbin residents were among the six individuals arrested Friday afternoon after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies discovered nearly two ounces of crystal methamphetamine and assorted drug paraphernalia at a Keavy area residence. Deputies arrested, 58-year-old Michael N....

Corbin residents charged in conspiracy to traffic meth

Three Corbin residents have been charged with conspiracy to traffic in methamphetamine Wednesday afternoon following an investigation by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 19-year-old Tela Annett Smith, 18-year-old Trae Smith and...

Keavy duo facing drug trafficking, possession charges

A Keavy couple was arrested Tuesday night on drug trafficking charges after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found methamphetamine, Suboxone, marijuana, scales and cash inside their vehicle. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies arrested...

Keavy woman indicted for setting husband on fire with gasoline

A Keavy woman was indicted Friday on an assault charge stemming from an incident during which she allegedly set fire to her husband. A Laurel County grand jury indicted Vera Rosanne Wooton, aka Vera Rosanne Ingram, on one count of first-degree assault. Wooton was arrested hours...

Five arrests made following investigation into theft from job site

Five people were arrested Wednesday morning following an investigation into the theft of items from a job site in Keavy. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene on Level Green Road after it was discovered that two air conditioners along with two large rolls of...

Corbin man charged with burglarizing family member’s home

A Corbin man was arrested Monday after police say he was caught in the act of taking firearms from a family member’s home in Keavy. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 43-year-old Paul Jackson, Jr. on one count of first-degree burglary. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the...