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Constable resigning to take Williamsburg Police Officer position

Whitley County’s Third District will be getting a new constable sooner than most voters anticipated. During the May Primary election, incumbent Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. lost his bid for re-election to former Third-District Constable Jim Thornton by a vote of...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018

W’burg woman charged with biting constable

A Williamsburg woman is behind bars after allegedly biting a constable, who was attempting to serve her with a warrant Sunday afternoon for not showing up to court, according to court documents. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 25 Jul 2018

Routine traffic stop leads to four arrests for suspected crystal meth

A routine traffic stop late Sunday evening lead to the arrest of four Williamsburg residents on charges of drug trafficking and engaging in organized crime. Monday afternoon, Whitley District Judge Fred White entered not guilty pleas for Freddie Lee Akers, 54, Joseph Tye, 34,...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018

Constable, police find suspected crystal meth

Police confiscated over six grams of suspected crystal meth and found four firearms and observed a 14-month-old child while attempting to arrest a Williamsburg man on an indictment warrant late Monday evening, according to a press release from Third-District Constable Dorman...
Posted On 30 May 2018

Jellico man arrested on cocaine, hypodermic needle charges

An anonymous tip led to the discovery of cocaine Monday evening at a southern Whitley County residence. About 6:52 p.m., Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. went to a residence at 1479 Black Oak Road to investigate an anonymous tip reporting suspected drug activity. When...
Posted On 04 Apr 2018

Constable finds meth during search of suspected fugitive

The routine arrest of an Emlyn man, who had two active warrants for his arrest, lead to the discovery of 7.5 grams of suspected methamphetamine Saturday evening. About 8:44 p.m. Saturday, Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. was in the Williamsburg Walmart near the...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Williamsburg man charged with burglary, criminal mischief

A Williamsburg man is facing a burglary charge after allegedly breaking into an outbuilding two days before Christmas. About 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. and Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Hensley responded to a reported burglary at 476...
Posted On 27 Dec 2017

Constable arrests W’burg man after drugs fall out of camo hoody

A Williamsburg man is facing a drug possession charge following Sunday afternoon incident near Highway 1804. About 4:15 p.m. Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. was dispatched to 35 Dycus Road to investigate a harassment complaint. “It was also reported that a male was...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Constable seizes five guns during investigation of convicted felon

A Whitley County constable recovered five firearms early Monday evening in connection with the investigation of an Ohio man, who is a convicted felon. Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. said the investigation into a man possessing firearms, who was possibly a convicted...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

Man, who tried to fight constable, enters plea deal

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly tried to fight with a Whitley County constable trying to arrest him last month, has entered a plea agreement to resolve his case. Wade Rains, 45, was initially charged with alcohol intoxication, second-degree fleeing or evading police, resisting...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017
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