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Knox County school bus involved in crash

A Knox County school bus was involved in a traffic crash in Corbin Wednesday morning. Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies were called to the scene on Spider Creek Road off of Moore Hill Ave. at approximately 7:15...

Corbin man charged with assaulting, threatening to kill 16-year-old girlfriend

An 18-year-old Corbin man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill his 16-year-old girlfriend. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jason Lay at a residence on Ohler Road on charges stemming from the April 6 incident, along with additional...

Corbin man charged with threatening deputy with knife

A Knox County Sheriff’s deputy used his Tazer to subdue a Corbin man who allegedly threatened him with a knife Saturday night. Deputies arrested 27-year-old William Ellis at a residence on Hancock Ave. off of Master Street, charging him with first-degree wanton endangerment of a...

Gray man accused of violating his parole

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies apprehended a Gray man Monday who is wanted for violating parole in Tennessee. Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, said Sheriff Mike Smith and Sergeant Carl Bolton went to a residence on Hazel Fork Road off of U.S. 25E...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017
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NARCAN needed to revive two passed out in vehicle near Corbin

A Gray man and a Barbourville woman had to be revived with NARCAN after apparently passing out inside a vehicle near Corbin Monday afternoon that was still in gear when police found them unconscious. About 4:45 p.m., Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies Claude Hudson and John Luttrell...
Posted On 21 Sep 2017

Knox deputies recover items loaded with crystal methamphetamine

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop Sunday night in Gray and recovered two bags and three pipes, “all loaded with crystal methamphetamine.” Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, said Deputies John Luttrell and Andrew Lawson conducted...

Police cruiser struck during chase

Corbin Police say a high-speed chase Sunday morning came to an abrupt end when the vehicle struck a Knox County Sheriff’s deputy’s cruiser. Twenty-four-year-old Michael Jones II is facing multiple charges stemming from the incident that began on Old Barbourville Hwy. and ended on...

Knox deputies investigating ‘elder abuse’ complaint make drug arrest

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies sent to investigate a complaint of elderly abuse Monday at a Woodbine residence found no evidence of abuse, but they did find drugs and paraphernalia. Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies were dispatched to...

Cox accused of taking ex-girlfriend’s car, threatening police

A Woodbine man was arrested in Knox County Tuesday morning on charges that he took a vehicle from his ex-girlfriend and later made threats against law enforcement. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 34-year-old Joshua L. Cox on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle,...

Drunk man accused of crashing moped with beers dangling from it

A Knox County man spent three days in jail and must pay $718 in fines and court costs after admitting he was intoxicated when he wrecked his moped Friday night. Fifty-six-year-old Roy Bright pleaded guilty to one count of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of...