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Whitley County men commissioned as police officers

Two Whitley County men in addition to some other area residents were recently commissioned as law enforcement officers. Williamsburg Police Officer Johnny Fulton graduated from the basic training Friday at the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, and was part of...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018

Gray man arrested for trying to take naked pictures of teen stepdaughter

A Gray man is being held in the Knox County Detention Center for allegedly attempting to take nude pictures of his teenage stepdaughter. Bobby R. Sewell, Jr., 47, has pleaded not guilty to one count of video voyeurism. Kentucky State Police were called to investigate Friday night...

Bystanders lend aid to state trooper fighting with suspect

Two bystanders lent a state trooper a helping hand as he attempted to apprehend a Pulaski County man who fled the scene of a traffic stop in Corbin Tuesday night. Trooper Jeremy Elliotte arrested Hubert E. Dugger, 40 on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of...

Update: Corbin woman arrested in hit and run case

A Corbin woman, who was wanted in connection with a hit and run accident early Thursday evening, has been apprehended. About 7:30 p.m. Friday, KSP officers out of the Post 10 in Harlan announced that an arrest warrant had been issued for Michelle Huddleston Helton, 41, for...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018

Corbin man leads KSP on foot chase through CTA parking lot

A Corbin man led Kentucky State Police on a foot chase through CTA parking lot on Thursday, May 24. McKenzie Smith, 38, of Corbin was arrested on nine charges after making an illegal U-turn on the Corbin bypass to avoid a safety checkpoint. The suspect passed two vehicles in a no...

Traffic stop leads to convicted sex offender’s arrest

A routine traffic stop in Whitley County last week resulted in the arrest of a convicted sex offender. About 10 p.m. on May 16, Kentucky State Police Trooper James Creekmore observed Jeffrey Canada, 60, allegedly strike a curb on north US25 with his 1999 Green Ford F150 truck....
Posted On 23 May 2018

KSP on the scene of Woodbine shooting

UPDATE: Kentucky State Police identified the individual injured in a shooting Thursday afternoon in Woodbine as 70-year-old Kathy Hackler. According to police, Hackler was injured as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. However, she was able to drive herself...
Posted On 03 May 2018

One person killed Thursday in wreck involving KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer

One person was killed Thursday in a two-vehicle wreck involving a Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer on northbound Interstate 75 in Laurel County. According to Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at KSP Post 11 in London, the...

Father charged with assaulting four-year-old over ‘missed words’

The father of a four-year-old, who is charged with child abuse, told police he whipped the child with a belt because she was missing words. Jeremy Adam Smith, 38, of Corbin is facing one count of third-degree criminal abuse of a child 12 or under. Smith was arrested Friday...

State police stepping up patrols and visits to area schools

Kentucky State Police are advising parents and others not to become alarmed if they see a KSP vehicle parked outside of schools. “Due to recent acts of violence and threats in our schools, Kentucky State Police has stepped up patrols and school visits,” according to a KSP press...
Posted On 15 Mar 2018