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Child welfare check results in mother’s arrest Tuesday

A child welfare check Tuesday night in north Corbin ended with the mother being arrested. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies charged Janet R. Gehret, 36, of Corbin with second-degree wanton endangerment, endangering the welfare of a minor and public intoxication – controlled...

Laurel County deputies seize more than nine pounds of methamphetamine Wednesday

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies have raised the bar on the amount of methamphetamine seized in a single bust after locating nine-and-a-half pounds in north Corbin Wednesday morning. Deputies arrested Katelynne M. Thomas, 30, of Ithaca, New York, and a 17-year-old juvenile from...

Public asked to help suspect in north Corbin burglary

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a burglar that struck a business in southern Laurel County last week. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the individual was one of four involved in the break-in...

Keavy man charged with using four-wheeler in assault

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Keavy man’s weapon of choice in assaulting his father was a four-wheeler. 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

Williamsburg man killed in head-on collision Sunday

A Williamsburg man died Sunday morning from injuries he sustained in a head-on crash in Laurel County. According to the Laurel County Sheriff’s department, the deceased has been identified as 49-year-old Eric Hone, who was the driver of one of the two vehicles involved. Deputy...

Minivan driver charged with trafficking meth

A traffic stop on Interstate 75 early Monday morning resulted in the arrest of a Corbin man on drug trafficking and weapons charges. Terry Lynn Graves, Jr., 36, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – methamphetamine, possession of a defaced firearm,...

Lily man charged with fleeing the scene of crash, DUI

A Lily man was arrested Saturday night in connection with a hit-and-run accident involving a vehicle that had been reported stolen. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jason A. Wells, 42, on charges with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence – second offense,...

Gray man charged with indecent exposure outside north Corbin motel

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Gray man found naked and intoxicated outside a north Corbin motel had to be tazed after he attempted to flee from and then fight with deputies Sunday night. Harold E. Eaton, 44, was charged with first-degree indecent exposure, alcohol...

Shooting complaint leads to meth bust

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a shooting complaint Tuesday night in southern Laurel County that resulted in a drug trafficking arrest. Deputies arrested Richard Kilgore, 46, of London, on Hanes Baker Road, off of U.S. 25, on charges of first-degree...

Laurel Co. deputies asking for public’s help concerning stolen debit card

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to identify the individuals who reportedly used a stolen debit card to purchase items from a store in southern Laurel County. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the incident...