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Deputy finds meth precursors in tent

A Woodbine couple has been charged with methamphetamine related charges after items associated with meth production were discovered in a tent Thursday morning in the Faber community. Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jeff Anderson responded Barton Hollow Road after receiving...
Posted On 02 Jun 2016

Ohio man gets six-year prison sentence for role in drug conspiracy

The federal case against the fourth of 17 individuals charged in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and oxycodone in Knox, Laurel, Rockcastle and Madison counties was officially closed last week when he was sentenced to six years, three months. You need to login to view...

Deputies find meth in car with kids

A 911 call about a man passed out in his SUV with children inside led to the arrest of Corbin man on drug and traffic-related charges Sunday. Twenty-nine-year-old Derek C. Mills was arrested outside Bell Country Store on U.S. 25. According to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell,...

Tip leads cops to suspected meth dealers

A tip concerning possible drug activity at a south Corbin home led to the arrest of two individuals on drug-trafficking charges Sunday night. Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 49-year-old Sammie B. Smith of Corbin and 32-year-old Christina Conley of London after they...

Two local residents facing federal meth charges

A federal grand jury has indicted two men for allegedly conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in Whitley County. In the indictment returned Friday in U.S. District Court in London, 33-year-old Bradley Justin Lawson of Corbin and 24-year-old Christopher L. Jones of Lily are...

Routine call leads deputy to meth lab; one man arrested

A routine call early Saturday morning led a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy to the discovery of an active methamphetamine lab. About 2 a.m., Deputy Jonas Saunders was on a call on Clifford Canada Road when he received an anonymous tip about possible drug activity and a...
Posted On 08 Mar 2016

Sheriff’s deputies find active meth lab; Williamsburg man arrested

The following is a news release from the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department. On 03-05-2016 around 2:00 am deputy Jonas Saunders of the Whitley County Sheriff Department was on a call on Clifford Canada Road and received an anonymous tip in reference to drug activity and...