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Man accused of assaulting UC football player caught in Arkansas

Former University of the Cumberlands football player Devin Preyer was recently returned back to Whitley County to faces charges of assault, robbery and bail jumping. A former University of the Cumberlands football player, who allegedly assaulted a UC football player in late 2015...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017

Tattersall man allegedly robbed at gunpoint Monday night

If you are going to meet someone in real life that you have been corresponding with over the Internet, then take some common sense precautions, such as meeting in a public place the first time. This is part of the advice that Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell has for people...
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

Corbin Walmart robbery suspects make first court appearance

Two Corbin residents charged with robbery at the Corbin Walmart last week made their first appearance in Laurel District Court Monday. Seth Harville, 26, and Chelsea Kay Roark, 25, came before Judge John Chappell for arraignment on charges of first-degree robbery. Not-guilty...

UPDATE: Laurel deputies arrest duo wanted in connection with robbery, assault at Walmart

UPDATE: Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies took two suspects wanted in connection with Wednesday’s robbery and assault at Corbin Walmart into custody Friday afternoon. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer said the suspects, identified...

Corbin man indicted for Advance Auto Parts robbery

A Corbin man, who allegedly struck an Advance Auto Parts employee with his car while stealing from the store in January, has been indicted by a Whitley County Grand Jury. The Whitley County Grand Jury issued its monthly report Monday indicting Christopher Millard, 28, of Corbin,...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017

Corbin man facing robbery charge after allegedly pulling box cutter on Belk employee

A Corbin man is facing a robbery charge after police say he pulled a box cutter on a Belk loss prevention officer Monday afternoon. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you want to see that story! No long time...

Corbin man facing robbery charge over $6.75 worth of merchandise

A Corbin man has been charged with robbery after he allegedly struck a Family Dollar Store employee with a car as he attempted to flee with $6.75 worth of merchandise Monday afternoon. Twenty-six-year-old Dustin Martin was arrested at his residence on Palmer Street on charges of...

Theft becomes robbery when getaway car turned into weapon

What would have been a simple misdemeanor theft charge became first-degree robbery after police say a Corbin man hit and injured an auto parts store employee that attempted to foil his getaway last Thursday afternoon. Twenty-eight-year-old Christopher Millard pleaded not guilty...

W’burg couple arrested for kidnapping, sex abuse, robbery

A Williamsburg husband and wife are facing kidnapping and sex abuse charges in connection with an alleged New Year’s Day incident. Hugh E. Roark, 52, and Tonya Roark, 43, of North Sixth Street, pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping, first-degree sexual abuse,...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Third suspect arrested in ‘staged’ gas station robbery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the third suspect in the staged robbery at the Marathon gas station off of Exit 29 in north Corbin on November 30. According to Sheriff John Root, deputies arrested 19-year-old Daniel Cornelius of London at approximately 5 p.m. Detectives...
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