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Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies asking for public’s help to solve Friday robbery at tobacco store

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help to locate the man who robbed T Mart discount tobacco in Lily Friday night. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said a lone suspect entered the business on U.S. 25 north of East Ky. 552 at...

Williamsburg man among four people charged in Keavy robbery

One person was taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center with gunshot wounds, and three others, including a Williamsburg man, are in the Laurel County Correctional Center on robbery charges following an incident Friday morning in Keavy. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies...

Tennessee woman facing robbery charge after shoving store clerk at Pleasant View Dollar General

A Tennessee woman is facing a robbery charge in connection with a shoplifting incident at a Whitley County Dollar General that turned physical. Corbin Police arrested Latoya D. Dople, 34, on a warrant stemming from the Jan. 15 incident charging her with second-degree robbery....

Quest for Pokemon cards leads to robbery charge in W’burg

The quest for Pokémon cards landed a Corbin man in jail on a robbery charge after police say he ran into a customer and his seven-year-old daughter at the Williamsburg Walmart as he attempted to flee with more than $110 worth of the trading cards Friday afternoon. Jeremy Cureton,...

Corbin man facing robbery charge in Knox County

A Corbin man is facing a robbery charge in Knox County after he allegedly fought with employees at a local liquor store as he, unsuccessfully, attempted to make off with two bottles of liquor Friday night. Corbin Police arrested Michael T. Horne, 32, in the Trademart Shopping...

Testing of blood evidence slowing progress in murder case where victim was stabbed 39 times

When friends and family members found Billy Lawson dead on Feb. 11, inside a game room he operated on the Kentucky side of Jellico, there was “blood everywhere,” a caller told Whitley County E-911 dispatchers. Authorities determined that he had been stabbed 39 times. A trio of...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019

Laurel deputies, Corbin Police searching for man who robbed north Corbin hotel

Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputies and Corbin Police are investigating an armed robbery at a hotel off of Exit 29 early Sunday morning. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said law enforcement responded to the Quality Inn Hotel on Adams Road at...

Gray woman charged with robbery in Barbourville

A Gray woman was charged with robbery after she allegedly hit a man in the face after he stopped her from leaving the scene with his car keys and cigarettes that had been taken from his vehicle. Barbourville Police arrested Pamela Wilder, 36, Thursday night after the victim...

Arrest made in Friday robbery at B&H Shoes

A London man was arrested Friday in connection with the robbery of B&H Shoes in Corbin. Cameron M. Brummett, 19, is facing one count of second-degree robbery after he allegedly brandished a handgun that was stuck in the waist of his pants. According to the arrest citation,...

Five people arrested in connection with Tuesday home invasion

Five people, including three teens, have been charged in connection with a home invasion robbery early Tuesday morning. Corbin Police arrested Anthony N. Shields II, 18, of Gray, Jermel J. Carton, 19, of Barbourville, and the teens, ages 15, 15, and 17, for first-degree robbery....