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Drug complaint leads Laurel Co. deputies to arrest of five people, including convicted felon in possession of 87 guns

Three Corbin residents were among five people arrested at a home where Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies discovered 87 guns, a large amount of currency, and a set of digital scales Tuesday night. Donald Jones, 69, Kirstyn Ashley Swanner, 24, and Heather Sizemore, 21, all of Corbin...

Arson investigator to look into Monday mobile home fire

West Knox firefighters have requested an arson investigator look into a fire that destroyed a mobile home and several nearby vehicles on Foley Road in north Corbin Monday morning. Firefighters were called to the scene off of Byrley Road behind the Corbin Walmart at approximately...

Corbin man charged with pushing fiance down flight of stairs

A Corbin man is facing a second-degree assault – domestic violence charge after he allegedly pushed his fiancé down a flight of stairs at a north Corbin apartment complex Thursday. Thirty-year-old Richard Bush was arrested in connection with the incident that resulted in the...

Police: Corbin man attempted to pass fake $100 bill at two locations

A Corbin man is facing criminal charges after he alleged attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at two different stores Saturday morning. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Dylan Bunch, 25, following a complaint from a north Corbin business. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the...

Meth, drug paraphernalia found during Wednesday traffic stop

Two men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies discovered a large amount of methamphetamine inside a vehicle parked behind a north Corbin business. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, identified the individuals as...

Laurel deputy assaulted, injured while arresting trespasser

A Laurel County deputy was injured Thursday night in a fight with a suspect who was allegedly trespassing at a north Corbin residence. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said Sergeant Greg Poynter suffered a serious injury to his hand in the fight...

One person injured when dump truck hits SUV

On person was taken to the hospital Friday morning after a dump truck struck an SUV on U.S. 25W in north Corbin. The wreck occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 25W and Magnolia Lane just north of Kentucky Fried Chicken. Officials said the dump truck,...

Five departments called to battle Thursday house fire in north Corbin

Firefighters from five departments were called out Thursday to battle a house fire in north Corbin. West Knox and Lily firefighters were initially paged to the scene at 10180 South U.S. 25 at approximately 10:20 a.m. When firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were pouring...

Two pounds of crystal methamphetamine seized during north Corbin traffic stop

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three people Wednesday morning after discovering more than 2 pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside their vehicle during a traffic stop in north Corbin. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer stated that...

Police: Burglar used auction house’s van as getaway vehicle

A Corbin man is facing burglary charges for allegedly taking items from a local auction house and then using the business’s van to make his getaway. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael C. Smith, 39, following an investigation in the burglary at Interstate Auction on...