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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...

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,...

Keavy man charged with assaulting deputies

A Keavy man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly assaulting a Laurel County Sheriff’s deputy who was attempting to serve an arrest warrant. William Freeman, 52, is facing charges of third-degree assault on a police a officer, second-degree fleeing or evading police – on foot, and...

Corbin woman charged with promoting contraband after jailers find drugs

A Corbin woman arrested on a vandalism charge, added drug possession and promoting contraband charges after Laurel County Deputy Jailers found her in possession of Suboxone. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said Theresa R....

Suspicious vehicle leads Laurel deputies to drug bust

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies began an investigation into a suspicious vehicle at a north Corbin gas station Monday morning and arrested two people on drug trafficking charges. Tiffany P. Whitehead, 39, of Corbin and Charles C. Davidson, 54, of Barbourville were both arrested...

Three Laurel County deputies on paid leave following fatal shooting

Three Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies remain on paid administrative leave pending the investigation of a fatal shooting Sunday afternoon. Kentucky State Police are conducting the investigation into an incident in which 45-year-old Anthony S. McDaniel of London was shot and...

Eight people arrested following disturbance complaint at north Corbin hotel

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a disturbance complaint at a north Corbin hotel Wednesday afternoon and took multiple people into custody after they were found in possession of crystal meth, assorted prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia. Deputies were called to...

Laurel Co. deputies investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Lily

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are working to determine the circumstances behind a fatal motorcycle wreck in Lily Tuesday night. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said 50-year-old Kenneth Edward Mays of London was pronounced dead at the scene of...