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Owner tracks down stolen car

Five people were arrested Sunday night in connection with a stolen car that the owner reportedly followed to a north Corbin motel. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer said deputies arrested: Brittany Grubb, 29, of London,...

Alleged car thief tries to swim away from deputies

A high-speed chase involving a stolen SUV that initiated in Tennessee Saturday may have ended in north Corbin after the vehicle became stuck on the railroad tracks, but the driver continued her efforts to elude police by swimming up Lynn Camp Creek. Laurel County Sheriff’s...

Stolen car runs out of gas in Whitley County

Police recovered a stolen vehicle in Whitley County Thursday afternoon after it ran out of gas along I-75, and have arrested two Tennessee residents in connection with the case. About 2 p.m., Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Keegan Bray responded to...
Posted On 10 Mar 2017

Sheriff’s department seeks public’s help to identify this man

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the man pictured at right, who may be connected to a vehicle taken from a Woodbine market recently, according to a sheriff’s department release. The sheriff’s department is investigating the theft...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

N.C. man pleads guilty to receiving stolen vehicle

A North Carolina man, who was arrested behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle last month, pleaded guilty Monday morning to receiving stolen property while a similar charge was dismissed against his female passenger. On Oct. 16, Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy James Tabor...
Posted On 03 Nov 2016

W’burg police recover stolen Jellico vehicle

A Jellico man, who was arrested for receiving stolen property last week in Whitley County in connection with a stolen UTV vehicle, has agreed to waive extradition back to Tennessee in connection with a separate theft case. Jamie Hoover, 26, was served with a fugitive warrant...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016

Emlyn man charged in connection with stolen vehicle recovered in Georgia

A vehicle reported stolen in Whitley County has been recovered in Georgia and an Emlyn man has been charged in connection with the theft. According to Sheriff Colan Harrell, 43-year-old Hobert Elswick is facing charges of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $500 or more but...