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Keavy man facing rape charge

A Keavy man who was already incarcerated in Whitley County was served with an arrest warrant Friday charging him with the statutory rape of an underage child. Kenneth W. Rose, 36, is facing one count of second-degree rape – no force, following an investigation by Laurel County...

Laurel deputies searching for duo that robbed Love’s Friday

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to find the people involved in the robbery of Love’s truck stop in north Corbin Friday morning. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said that the attempted shoplifting escalated to...

Keavy man charged with assaulting deputies

A Keavy man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly assaulting a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy who was attempting to serve an arrest warrant. William Freeman, 52, is facing charges of third-degree assault on a police a officer, second-degree fleeing or evading police – on foot, and...

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...