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Laurel Co. man arrested for threatening to stab ambulance crew

A Laurel County man was arrested Monday for allegedly threatening to stab an ambulance crew as they attempted to treat his wife. 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

Man arrested for shoplifting under the influence at Corbin Lowes

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a London man was under the influence of drugs when he attempted to shoplift a drill from Lowes in north Corbin Saturday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...

Man arrested in north Corbin for threatening people with a tree limb

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a North Carolina man who was cursing at and threatening people with a tree limb in the parking lot of a north Corbin business Wednesday night. Michael W. Richardson, 52, of Ridgecrest, North Carolina, was charged with second-degree...

UPDATE: Deputies still trying to determine how woman thrown from moving truck got in the bed

A Woodbine man is facing one count of manslaughter in connection with a fatal crash in Laurel County Wednesday morning, and Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are working to determine how the victim got into the bed of the pickup truck. Read this story and more for just $.99...

Deputies: Shoplifter tried to leave store with items hidden in stolen tackle box

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Knox County man, who allegedly attempted to take items from the Corbin Walmart in a stolen tackle box, began fighting with them when confronted Monday afternoon. Jason C. Browning, 34, of Barbourville, was charged with theft by unlawful...

Rockholds woman charged with trafficking meth, prescription drugs

A Rockholds woman was one of two people arrested Thursday night in Laurel County after sheriff’s deputies discovered methamphetamine, heroin and drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop. Kimberly A. Croucher, 32, of Rockholds, who was driving the Chevrolet Silverado, was charged...

Bus driver not to blame for recent north Corbin crash

A March 8 wreck on U.S. 25W in north Corbin near Kentucky Fried Chicken involving a Whitley County school bus was not the fault of the bus driver. 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...

Deputies: Man yelling at passing vehicles was under the influence

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Washington County man who was yelling at passing vehicles as he walked along West Cumberland Gap Parkway Tuesday night was under the influence of drugs. Tommy R. Barton, 43, of Williamsburg, was charged with public intoxication – controlled...

Series of separate drug busts take 2.5 pounds of meth off area streets

Through a series of unconnected investigations in three counties over a three-day period, local law enforcement agencies took about 2.5 pounds of methamphetamine and $3,500 cash off the streets. The DEA, the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department, the Corbin Police Department...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021

Laurel deputies, Corbin, Barbourville PD seize two pounds of meth

A joint investigation by Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies, Corbin Police and Barbourville Police resulted in the arrest of two people and the seizure of two pounds of methamphetamine Sunday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said James J. Wagers,...