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Police find guns, drugs in trailer, deputy testifies

Sheriff’s deputies had to tell a southern Whitley County man several times to drop his weapon when they responded to his residence to investigate a shooting complaint earlier this month, according to testimony Monday morning in Whitley District Court. You need to login to view...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018

Gunfire leads deputies to naked toddlers, dead dogs, drugs

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies responding to reports of gunfire in the Saxton area arrested two people after they reportedly found two naked toddlers, two dead dogs and a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine Wednesday night. Deputies arrested Brandon Askins, 28 and...

Constable finds meth during search of suspected fugitive

The routine arrest of an Emlyn man, who had two active warrants for his arrest, lead to the discovery of 7.5 grams of suspected methamphetamine Saturday evening. About 8:44 p.m. Saturday, Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. was in the Williamsburg Walmart near the...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Co-defendant in federal drug case involving former Corbin Police officer pleads guilty

One of the co-defendants in a federal drug conspiracy case involving a former Corbin Police office pleaded guilty to her involvement Wednesday, while a second has filed a motion for rearraignment. Thirty-two-year-old Tiffany Hamilton, who was indicted in U.S. District Court in...

Fight complaint leads deputies to meth arrest

A fight complaint near an eastern Whitley County store late Monday evening, resulted in the arrest of four people by Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies, including one, who was charged with trafficking methamphetamine. About 10:30 p.m., deputies Jonas Saunders and Joe Prewitt...
Posted On 11 Oct 2017

Former Corbin police officer indicted in meth conspiracy

A former Corbin police officer is facing more legal trouble, this time in federal court. Forty-three-year-old Charlie Bronson Fugate is one of three individuals named in a federal indictment returned Thursday. Fugate and co-defendants Tiffany Hamilton, 32, and Richard Stanley,...

North Corbin man leads deputies on short high-speed chase Tuesday

Kentucky State Police say a north Corbin man led them on a short high-speed chase after seeing them at a residence from which he was allegedly attempting to purchase or deliver drugs Tuesday morning. Forty-three-year-old Edwin Willis was arrested multiple charges including...
Posted On 02 Aug 2017

Motorist assist leads to meth trafficking arrest

A motorist assist last week lead a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy to arrest two people on drug related charges, including one man for drug trafficking. Deputy Jonas Saunders charged the driver, Eric M. McKiddy, 32, of Williamsburg, with first-degree trafficking methamphetamine...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

While investigating drug complaint, police intercept drug delivery

Michael Moses is charged with drug trafficking. A homeless Williamsburg man has a temporary home in the Whitley County Detention Center for what is likely at least one week and perhaps longer. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

Routine traffic stop leads to meth bust

A routine traffic stop Monday evening in the Canadatown community resulted in the arrest of a Williamsburg man on methamphetamine related charges. About 10 p.m., Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Jonas Saunders conducted a traffic stop along Nannie Hubbard Road of a white 2001...
Posted On 01 Mar 2017