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Huff pleads guilty to federal kidnapping charge

A Gray man has pleaded guilty in federal court to kidnapping an individual who later provided police with information into the March 16 shooting death of Geri Johnson. David C. Huff, 36, appeared in U.S. District Court in London Wednesday for an arraignment on the felony...

Two more sentences handed down in federal pharmacy burglaries case

Just one of the eight defendants remains in the 2016 federal case involving the burglaries of numerous pharmacies throughout the southeast after sentences were recently handed down to two more. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

16 area residents among 19 people named in federal drug conspiracy indictment

Thirteen area residents are among the 19 individuals named in a federal indictment alleging a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Whitley, Knox and Laurel Counties. The local individuals include: Tasha Wrenicke, 36, Scott Hensley, 37, Darryl Moore, Tharold Johnson, 27,...

Jones convicted of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, dispensing drugs not for a legitimate medical purpose

A former Williamsburg pharmacist spent her first night behind bars Thursday evening after a federal court jury in London convicted her of multiple offenses listed in 2018 U.S. District Court indictment. The eight-day trial, which featured six days of testimony and two days of...
Posted On 08 Feb 2019

Testimony wraps up Tuesday in Wburg pharmacist’s federal trial

Six days of testimony in the federal trial of Williamsburg pharmacist Kim Jones wrapped up Tuesday when she took the stand in her own defense. Jones was indicted in U.S. District Court in 2018 on 30 counts unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, specifically Oyxcodone...

Federal trial begins in case of W’burg pharmacist facing drug-related charges

One pharmacist in the federal case involving the illegal distribution of prescription pain pills out of Kim’s Hometown Pharmacy in Williamsburg has been tried and convicted, while the second, owner/operator Kimberly Jones, appeared in court Tuesday for the opening of her trial....

Federal jury finds for University of the Cumberlands in Taylor lawsuit

After listening to eight days of testimony, and deliberating for more than four hours, a nine-member jury found that former University of the Cumberlands President Dr. Jim Taylor and his wife, Dinah, did not have a valid, enforceable contract with the university that would have...

Two pounds of crystal methamphetamine seized during north Corbin traffic stop

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three people Wednesday morning after discovering more than 2 pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside their vehicle during a traffic stop in north Corbin. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer stated that...

‘Ringleader’ in federal pharmacy burglaries case sentenced to seven years in prison

The Tennessee man federal prosecutors say was the ringleader in a conspiracy to burglarize nearly 70 pharmacies across 11 states over a five-year period, including two in Corbin, was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday. You need to login to view the rest of the content....

Record Knox County meth bust now a federal case

A Tennessee man arrested in November in Knox County after Sheriff Mike Smith and his deputies discovered more than two pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside his vehicle is now facing federal charges. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...