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Chase suspect’s bond raised for second time in one week

New details are slowly emerging about a Florida man, who lead numerous local police officers on a high-speed chase and allegedly shot at a police vehicle before he was shot and crashed his vehicle last Tuesday afternoon. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Florida man injured in shootout with W’burg Police

A Florida man lead police on a lengthy vehicle pursuit in Whitley County Tuesday afternoon in a stolen vehicle while shooting at police officers before being shot himself towards the end of the chase. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that the suspect, who Kentucky State...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

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

Corbin man facing 18 charges after chase with KSP trooper

A Corbin man is facing over a dozen charges in connection with a short high-speed motorcycle chase Sunday evening. Kentucky State Police Trooper Jeremy Elliotte charged Stanley Wayne Kidd, 31, with 18 criminal offenses, including: speeding 25 mph over the limit, reckless driving,...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

W’burg man arrested after he wrecks motorcycle on gravel road during pursuit

Jason Brown was arrested after wrecking his motorcycle during a police pursuit. A Williamsburg man, who was allegedly driving a motorcycle too fast and while intoxicated, lost control on a gravel road and crashed while trying to get away from police, according to his arrest...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

Pineville man arrested for leading deputy on vehicle, foot pursuit

A Pineville man is facing numerous charges after allegedly leading Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies on both a vehicle chase and a foot pursuit. About 5 p.m. on July 10, Deputy Jonas Saunders was patrolling in the Canadatown community when he observed a red Ford allegedly...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

Two remained jailed after police pursuit

A Williamsburg man remains in jail in lieu of a $25,000 cash bond after allegedly leading police on a vehicle pursuit in a stolen car last week that he allegedly drove onto a sidewalk where he nearly hit a pedestrian, according to police. “This was the wildest vehicle pursu...
Posted On 03 May 2017

Johnson arrested after New Year’s Eve pursuit

A New Year’s Eve vehicle pursuit resulted in a trip to jail for a Williamsburg man. About 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, Whitley County. E911 received a complaint from a Hamblin Road residence that a man was outside the home refusing to leave and claiming to be in possession of a...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017

Update: Vehicle pursuit leads to attempted murder charges

A Williamsburg man is facing multiple counts of criminal attempt to commit murder of police officers and others following a vehicle pursuit last Wednesday afternoon in the Canadatown community that involved an officer discharging his firearm. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird...
Posted On 06 Oct 2016