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Corbin couple accused of taking car during knife-point robbery

A Whitley County duo is facing first-degree robbery charges for allegedly stealing a car by threatening the driver with a knife. Lindsey Marie Rose, 29, of Williamsburg, and Justin Collins of Corbin were arrested last Wednesday following an investigation by Corbin Police. The...

Handcuffed Ga. man flees police, then gets himself locked in closet

If you are going to drive a stolen car across three states with an underage girl inside, then you might not want to choose a vehicle that is older than your passenger. You also might not want to lie to the police about your identity, run off from police while you are handcuffed...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019

Sheriff’s deputy recovers stolen vehicle near Corbin Sunday

A Corbin man is behind bars after he was pulled over driving a car that had been reported stolen, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. On Sunday, Joe Prewitt received a complaint at 4005 Fifth Street Road in Corbin. Prewitt then checked the license plate...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Deputies recover stolen four-wheeler during routine traffic stop

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy recently recovered a stolen four-wheeler during a routine traffic stop in the eastern portion of the county. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Jonas Saunders charged Matthew Taylor, 37, of Williamsburg, with receiving stolen property over $500 but...
Posted On 16 Jan 2019

Deputy finds intoxicated woman in stolen car

A Tennessee woman was arrested Monday afternoon after a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy found her allegedly intoxicated inside a stolen vehicle. Deputy Joe Prewitt arrested Christy L. Parker, 27, of Sweetwater, about 2:22 p.m., and charged her with public intoxication controlled...
Posted On 14 Nov 2018

Williamsburg police recover stolen vehicle

Williamsburg police recently recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a Tennessee man, who allegedly had been driving it. Daniel Hatfield, 32, of Newcomb, pleaded not guilty Thursday during his arraignment Thursday in Whitley District Court to charges of receiving stolen property...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

Truck reported stolen from UT traced to Lily

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies recovered a truck reported stolen from the University of Tennessee Monday and arrested a Lily man in connection with the theft. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies arrested Pearl Smith, 64 after using...