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Corbin man charged with burglary, stole $3,495 worth of items

A Corbin man was arrested Monday in connection with a burglary at a Hamlin Ave. residence on Dec. 20. Corbin Police Officer Brentley Patrick served Clancy J. Jackson 32, with the warrant secured following an investigation by Corbin Police Corporal Stephen Meadors. According to...

Corbin PD finds, heroin, pills, gun during Sunday traffic stop

A Gray man was arrested Sunday following a traffic stop during which Corbin Police reported finding heroin, more than 90 Oxycodone pills, more than $6,000 in cash and a loaded handgun. Justin M. Helton, 31, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance,...

Gray woman charged with robbery in Barbourville

A Gray woman was charged with robbery after she allegedly hit a man in the face after he stopped her from leaving the scene with his car keys and cigarettes that had been taken from his vehicle. Barbourville Police arrested Pamela Wilder, 36, Thursday night after the victim...

New Knox County Detention Center weeks from completion

The construction of the new 310 bed Knox County Jail is nearing completion and “The building should be commissioned in the coming weeks,” said Doug Smith, Construction Manager, Codell Construction Company. According to Smith, “Exterior work is almost complete. The parking lot,...

Corbin man facing felony DUI charge

A Corbin man is facing a felony DUI charge following his fourth DUI arrest Thursday afternoon in Barbourville. Bob Homer Cox, 33, was arrested Thursday afternoon after police were called to investigate a two-vehicle collision on Martin Street. “Above (Cox) stated he had came...

Weather causes four-week delay in Knox County Detention Center construction

The number of adverse weather days has put a damper on the Knox County Detention Center construction project. “We’re running about four weeks behind schedule. We hope to grab that back once we get everything dried in,” reported Matt Mills with Codell Construction to the Knox...
Posted On 18 Jul 2018
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Knox County Jail getting new roof by fall

Despite a rough patch of weather, Knox County Detention Center construction is still on schedule and should have a roof in the upcoming months. “Once we get under roof, the weather won’t affect us anymore. Everything’s looking good. I think last month we had just started the...
Posted On 30 May 2018
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