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Laurel deputy, K-9 exposed to fentanyl

A Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy and his K-9 partner returned to duty Thursday, one day after they were exposed to a quantity of fentanyl, which police described as a highly dangerous drug that can be fatal when inhaled. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs...

Corbin Couple indicted for murder of woman’s mother

A Corbin couple charged in the murder of the woman’s mother, Sherry Rose, in June were indicted Friday by a Laurel County grand jury. Joseph Craig McFadden, 31, and his wife, Christie Elizabeth McFadden, 28, were each indicted on charges of murder, theft by unlawful taking of the...

Police: Corbin man accused of fatally shooting wife claims it was suicide

What began as a call concerning a suicide in Corbin Wednesday turned into a murder investigation that resulted in the arrest of a Corbin man accused of fatally shooting his wife. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 38-year-old Joshua Tate Davenport in connection with the...

Complaint leads to drug arrests at Corbin Manor Apartments

Three people were arrested at Corbin Manor Apartments Friday afternoon on drug-related charges. Ralph G. Stacy, 51, of Corbin, Tiffany Denise Gray, 37, of Williamsburg, and Jennifer Lynn Collier, 46, of London were each arrested after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located...

Knox County woman charged with felony shoplifting

  Tools, laundry detergent, jewelry, and clothing were among the more than $1,100 in merchandise a Knox County woman is accused of attempting to shoplift from the Corbin Walmart Thursday afternoon. Forty-year-old Sonya Frederick of Artemus is facing one count of theft by...

Corbin residents charged in conspiracy to traffic meth

Three Corbin residents have been charged with conspiracy to traffic in methamphetamine Wednesday afternoon following an investigation by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 19-year-old Tela Annett Smith, 18-year-old Trae Smith and...

Corbin man arrested in connection with trailer theft

A Corbin man was arrested Monday night in connection with a stolen utility trailer taken from a car lot off of U.S. 25 in Laurel County early Monday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies arrested...

Woman ejected in Byerly Road crash

A Rockholds woman was ejected from her vehicle after running off of Byerly Road Monday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said 21-year-old Nicole Mayne was taken to Baptist Health Corbin and then transferred to the...

Corbin area duo charged with writing stolen checks

Two Corbin area residents have been charged with multiple counts of forgery for allegedly writing stolen checks. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies charged 26-year old Vanessa Marie Lowe and 33-year-old...

Rollover wreck on Cherry Ave. injures one

A Corbin woman was taken to the hospital after her vehicle overturned on Cherry Ave. Wednesday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the wreck occurred about 5:45 p.m. when 46-year-old Paula Vaughn’s Oldsmobile Alero...
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