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Knox County Sheriff’s Department searching for man who took donation jar

A man has been identified in the theft of a donation jar meant to help the Knox-Whitley Humane Association. According to Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith, a man entered Sav-Rite Pharmacy in Corbin and stole a Knox- Whitley Animal Shelter (KWAS) donation jar on Monday, November ...

Laurel Co. deputies asking for public’s help to ID burglary suspect

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to identify the man captured on video taking cash from behind the counter at a local convenience store. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the incident occurred overnight Sunday...

Whitley deputies investigating after Porta Potties stolen from spillway

Thieves appear to have only gotten away with half of their load as one of two Porta Potties stolen from the Laurel Lake spillway Thursday night was found lying along the roadway. Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene Friday afternoon when officials with the...

Gray man accused of stealing over $10,000 in household items

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gray man wanted in connection with a March 25 theft of more than $10,000 worth of household items from a neighbor’s home. Jacob Todd Smith, 39, is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $10,000 or more but less than...

Burke has paid full restitution to school board, KASBO

A Williamsburg woman, who stole money from the Whitley County Board of Education and the Kentucky Association of School Business Officials (KASBO), has now paid all of her restitution, but a lawsuit filed against her by KASBO’s insurance company is apparently still pending. Leigh...
Posted On 31 Dec 2018

W’burg man indicted after leading deputies on pursuit, hitting police car

The Whitley County Grand Jury returned two separate indictments Monday against a Jellico man, who lead Whitley County authorities on an Oct. 12 chase in southern Whitley County and threatened to kill himself both before the chase and after the chase, according to court documents....
Posted On 23 Nov 2018

Police: Burglar used auction house’s van as getaway vehicle

A Corbin man is facing burglary charges for allegedly taking items from a local auction house and then using the business’s van to make his getaway. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Michael C. Smith, 39, following an investigation in the burglary at Interstate Auction on...

Corbin man charged with theft, burglary of Laurel County bank

A Corbin man is facing burglary and theft charges in connection with a break-in at a local bank. Earl E. McIntosh, 22, was in custody on an unrelated charge when Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies connected him with the burglary at First National Bank off of U.S. 25E on Sunday...

Police: Corbin woman faked kidnapping

A Corbin woman is facing theft and disorderly conduct charges after police say she faked her own kidnapping, badly. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

Robbery charge amended against Knox County man

A Knox County man was arrested for the alleged robbery of a scooter. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us