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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...

Woman throws liquor bottle at police cruiser

A Corbin woman arrested Sunday morning after allegedly throwing a liquor bottle at a Knox County Sheriff’s deputy’s cruiser has avoided jail time but must pay $718 in fines and court costs as part of a plea agreement. Twenty-six-year-old Rachel E. Durham was arrested just after...

Corbin woman arrested for stabbing her brother

A Corbin woman was arrested Sunday in Knox County for allegedly stabbing her brother. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 52-year-old Susan Foley on one count of second-degree assault – domestic violence. Deputies were called to a residence on Burkshire off of Standard Ave....

Smallwood facing sexual misconduct charge

A Corbin man is facing burglary, assault and sexual misconduct charges for allegedly breaking into a woman’s home and touching her in a sexual manner early Saturday morning. Twenty-two-year-old Arland Smallwood was arrested about 1:30 a.m. at his home on Park Hills Road. Knox...

Missing teenage girls found safe

Two missing 15-year-old girls from the Lily and Corbin areas have been located safe in the Knox County area following a joint effort by the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department and the Knox County Sheriff’s Department. Verticia Brownlee, 15, of Braxton Lane, Lily, was last seen...
Posted On 01 Jan 2017