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W’burg duo charged with possession of heroin, being wanted out of Tennessee

Two Williamsburg people suspected of being wanted fugitives from Tennessee were located at a north Corbin motel with heroin in their possession Tuesday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jeremy Fore, 29, and Vivian Fore, 29, both of Williamsburg, at the motel off of...

Week-long roundup ends with 23 drug arrests

Two Corbin men were among 23 individuals that Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested as part of a week-long roundup of individuals suspected of trafficking in and possession of methamphetamine and/or heroin. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to...

Verbal altercation turns physical

Laurel County Sheriff Deputies arrested a Lily woman after a verbal altercation became physical Saturday. 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

W’burg woman arrested for kicking, spitting on Laurel Co. deputies

A Williamsburg woman was arrest Saturday in north Corbin after she allegedly kicked and spit on Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies. Gerlene Cox, 67, was arrested at the unidentified business on West Cumberland Gap Pkwy. on charges of public intoxication – controlled substance,...

Woodbine man charged with attempted burglary of Keavy residence

A Woodbine man was arrested outside of a home in the Keavy area where Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found him when responding to a complaint of a burglary in progress Saturday night. Herschell S. Sullivan, 29, was charged with second-degree attempted burglary, third-degree...

Kentucky State Police investigating Laurel County deputies’ discharge of firearms during pursuit of suspected bank robbers

Kentucky State Police are investigating the circumstances under which Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies discharged their weapons Thursday while attempting to arrest two people wanted in connection with a bank robbery. According to the initial investigation, deputies fired their...

Local agencies work together on successful weekend water rescue

A Facebook post made by Whitley County Constable Ron “Bubba” Bowling Saturday night said the following: Boats were deployed in Laurel County by London/Laurel Rescue with West Knox Rescue, and in Whitley County by the Whitley Constables’ Office after a call for help was made by...
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Local law enforcement bands together to end high-speed chase, capture driver

A Rockcastle County man is facing numerous charges, including DUI and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, after leading police on a high–speed chase that began in Woodbine and ended on Interstate 75 near the Laurel County line Wednesday night. Vincent...

Handcuffed woman eludes Laurel deputies for more than two hours

A Harlan County woman in handcuffs spent more than two hours on the run from Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies Monday night before she was taken back into custody. Brittany N. Turner, 31, of Evarts, was arrested just before midnight after she was found hiding from deputies in the...

Keavy man arrested on Knox Co. warrant charging burglary, attempted rape

A Keavy man wanted in Knox County on burglary and attempted rape, was arrested Saturday in Laurel County. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael L. Sizemore, 45, just after midnight Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said Sgt. John Inman,...
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