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SHERIFF: Corbin man arrested for prowling around car lot had shotgun, drug pipes

A suspected prowler who was reportedly running around the area near Legacy Auto Group in Knox County early Monday morning was under the influence of drugs, according to Knox County Sheriff’s deputies. Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith said deputies arrested 32-year-old Joshua Lee...

Stolen gun report inadvertently leads police to meth

A report about a stolen gun early Saturday morning led authorities to the discovery of methamphetamine at a Williamsburg motel Sunday morning. About 3 a.m. Saturday, Whitley County Sheriff’s K-9 Deputy Brian Hensley responded to a report of a stolen handgun at a south US25W...
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

Federal grand jury indicts two in Tattersall meth conspiracy

A federal grand jury has indicted two men in connection with an alleged conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine out of a home in Tattersall Subdivision in Corbin. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Deputy seizes cocaine, meth during recent traffic stops

Over the course of two days, a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy seized cocaine and meth in connection with two separate traffic stops in southern Whitley County near the state line. About 5 p.m. on Oct. 3, Deputy Jonas Saunders was patrolling in southern Whitley County when...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016

W’burg police find heroin, meth in vehicle

Williamsburg police discovered a Tennessee man passed out at a local gas station early Monday morning with heroin and methamphetamine inside his vehicle, according to a court document. About 12:31 a.m. Monday, Williamsburg Police Officer Mike Taylor and K-9 Officer Elijah Hunter...
Posted On 05 Oct 2016

Whitley deputies find Woodbine man with needle full of meth

A Woodbine man was arrested on drug related charges after deputies reported finding a needle loaded with methamphetamine on his person Saturday. According to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell, Deputy Brian Hensley arrested 43-year-old Sammy D. Harrell outside a wooded area on...

Knox deputies find Gray woman passed out in car with daughter inside

A Gray woman is facing one count of endangering the welfare of a minor after Knox County Sheriff’s deputies found her asleep in her car with her 10-year-old daughter in the back seat. According to Sheriff Mike Smith, Deputy Mikey Ashurst arrested 46-year-old Donna Huff outside a...

Source of drugs in meth conspiracy sentenced to 11 years in federal prison

The man who has admitted to being the source of supply in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Knox, Laurel, Madison and Rockcastle counties has been sentenced to eleven years, three months in federal prison. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...

Corbin Police seize pound-and-a-half of crystal meth, $5,100 in cash

The Corbin Police Department’s newest officer made a record drug bust Friday morning, seizing .68 kilograms (1.5 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine found in a car at a local gas station. Officer Mandy Chitwood, who graduated from the police academy in April, along with Officer...

Laurel deputies find crystal meth, brass knuckles on woman wanted in Knox County

A Gray woman, who is wanted in Knox County for failure to appear in court, was arrested Friday night in southern Laurel County. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, Deputy Rick Cloyd arrested 36-year-old Marta Bush at a residence on Adams Road off of Ky. 770. Cloyd took...