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Knox deputies arrest man who allegedly fired gun at motorist during dispute

A London man was arrested last Thursday night for allegedly firing a handgun at another motorist during a traffic dispute in Corbin. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Ricky A. Vaughn, Jr., 30, on charges of first-degree wanton endangerment, possession of a firearm by a...

Woodbine man charged with seven counts of wanton endangerment Monday

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Woodbine man early Monday morning for allegedly firing a shotgun in the direction of a deputy and six residents. Christopher B. Lester, 31, is facing seven counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. Deputy Bobby Jones was called out to a...

Knox Co. Sheriff’s Deputy arrests running man ‘covered in blood’

A late night complaint Sunday about someone covered in blood resulted in the arrest of a Corbin man for various offenses a short time later. About 11:55 p.m., Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy Mikey Ashurst received a complaint about a man covered in blood in the back yard and on the...
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Two arrested for bin store burglary

Two of the three suspects in the July 7 burglary of a Corbin area bin store were arrested Saturday night in Knox County. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin woman charged with indecent exposure Saturday

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin woman was under the influence of alcohol early Saturday morning when she exposed her breasts to a deputy. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a...

Gray man one of five people arrested on drug trafficking warrants

A Gray man was one of five people Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested last Wednesday on indictment and arrest warrants stemming from an investigation into drug trafficking. James E. “Snowman” Martin, 74, was arrested on an indictment warrant charging him with first-degree...

South Carolina man pleads guilty to trafficking meth in Knox County

A South Carolina man arrested in Knox County after sheriff’s deputies located two pounds of marijuana, more than $8,000 in cash and a loaded handgun in his pickup truck pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking charges Tuesday. Joe Barlow Owens, 44, of Blacksburg, South...

Search warrant leads to two arrests on drug charges in Gray; search for third suspect continues

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people Friday in connection with more than three ounces of crystal methamphetamine located at a Gray residence, while a third suspect remains at large. Deputies arrested Laura Hammons, 28, of Gray, and Jade C. Carroll, 21, of Corbin....

Corbin woman indicted over loaded gun found in children’s toybox

A Knox County mother was indicted Friday on charges stemming from a police welfare check during which deputies reported finding a loaded gun in the children’s toybox, and learned she had threatened to kill her five children on several occasions. Nina M. Vaughn, 32, of Corbin, is...

Gray woman charged with assaulting deputy, endangering children

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gray woman early Thursday morning on charges of assaulting a police officer and endangering her minor children. Lori Havelka, 39, allegedly kicked and grabbed Deputy Mikey Ashurst at a residence on Arkle Road, off of south Ky. 233....