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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,...

Public’s help sought to locate vandal

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to find the man who vandalized an RV and a car at a Keavy area business overnight Wednesday. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo said the incident, which was captured on surveillance video, occurred overnight Wednesday off of...

Complaint leads to drug trafficking arrest at north Corbin motel

A complaint of suspected drug trafficking activity at a north Corbin motel early Friday morning resulted in the arrested of a Corbin man and the seizure of heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana.

Indiana man accused of trafficking drugs near north Corbin motel Tuesday

An Indiana man is facing drug trafficking charges in Laurel County after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies located suspected methamphetamine, pills, paraphernalia, weapons and a large amount of U.S. currency in his possession in the parking lot of a north Corbin motel early...

Keavy man charged with domestic violence

A Keavy man was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly striking a woman in the face and jaw. William M. Murphy, 26, is facing one count of domestic violence. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, stated that Sergeant Greg...