Property owner detains alleged burglar until police arrive

James Gipson is accused of burglary. A Williamsburg man is facing a burglary charge after allegedly being caught and detained by the property owner Sunday morning. Kentucky State Police Trooper Scott Bunch arrested James Daryl Gipson, 37, of Highway 204, at 9:57 a.m. charging him with second-degree burglary, first-degree criminal mischief, second-degree criminal [...]

Police investigating how New York man that drown in Laurel Lake got to Kentucky

Kentucky State Police have determined that the New York City man found dead in Laurel Lake Sunday had drown, but they are still working to determine the circumstances that brought him to the area. The deceased has been identified as 21-year-old Andrew Ku. “We are still trying to figure out how he got down here [...]

Gray woman extricated from car following Thursday wreck

A Gray woman had to be extricated from her car Thursday after it rear-ended a tractor-trailer truck on U.S. 25E near Lynn Camp High School. Kentucky State Police Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs officer at Post 10 in Harlan identified the driver of the car as 59-year-old Leslie Fallis. West Knox firefighters were called to [...]

Police warn of local phone scam

Kentucky State Police and the Whitley County Sheriff's Department are warning people to be aware about recent reports of a scam/fraud that targets victims by phone and unlawfully tries to access their bank accounts. Victims are reporting that they were contacted by an automated call from Cumberland Valley National Bank fraudulently advising that their credit [...]

Courtney Taylor released from hospital, booked at jail

Courtney Taylor is charged with three counts of murder in the death of her husband and two children.

A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot her husband and two children while they slept on Jan. 13, was released from the University of Kentucky Medical Center about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, and is now incarcerated in the Whitley County Detention Center.

Courtney L. Taylor, 41, was booked into the Whitley County Detention Center shortly after lunch Wednesday on three counts of murder-domestic violence.

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Gray man that led police on motorcycle chase receives diverted jail sentence

A Gray man arrested in April after he attempted to outrun police after they clocked him riding his motorcycle in speeds excess of 125 mph on U.S. 25E can avoid five years in prison if he stays out of legal trouble for the next five years. Jason McGuire was sentenced to five years in prison, [...]

KSP arrest two W’burg men in connection with meth case

Kentucky State Police recently arrested Joseph Siler on a meth related charge. An anonymous tip to Kentucky State Police Saturday lead to the arrest of two Williamsburg men on methamphetamine related charges. About 7 p.m., Trooper Samuel Peace received a tip that Joey Siler and another man, who wasn't charged in connection with [...]

Suspect in fatal Ohio shooting caught near Williamsburg

Tevious Turner, who is a suspect in a fatal Ohio shooting, was arrested on I-75 near Williamsburg Friday. A suspect in a fatal Ohio shooting case was arrested during a traffic stop on I-75 in Whitley County early Friday evening. Kentucky State Police Trooper Gary Ridener arrested Tevious Turner, 35, of Cartersville, Georgia, [...]

KSP taking part in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Oct. 22

Kentucky State Police Post 11, working in conjunction with the Laurel County Health Department, will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 22. According to Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, a collection point will be established at the health department office at 525 Whitley Street [...]

KSP arrests registered sex offender

State police arrested Joshua Moolhuizen on Sept. 15 for failure to comply with sex offender registration. A registered sex offender with a Williamsburg address is behind bars for first-offense failure to comply with sex offender registration. Kentucky State Police Trooper Dackery Larkey arrested Joshua M. Moolhuizen, 37, of 1459 New Zion Church Road, [...]