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Steaks, sharpies, tools taken in separate shoplifting incidents Thursday night

Two people were arrested Thursday night in separate unrelated shoplifting incidents in north Corbin. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, stated the first arrest occurred at Walmart where Robert David McCamon, 28, of...

Williamsburg, London Walmart stores limiting hours of operation beginning Sunday

Williamsburg and London Walmart stores have announced shortened business hours because of the coronavirus. Officials at both stores announced that beginning Sunday, hours of operations will be 6 a.m. until 11 p.m. daily. Walmart in Corbin has not yet changed its hours. The number...

Suspected shoplifters lead Laurel deputies on high-speed chase Thursday

What began as a shoplifting incident at the Corbin Walmart Thursday, ended with a high-speed chase on West Cumberland Gap Pkwy. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested James Ray Jent, 42, and Justin C. Jent, 19, both of East Bernstadt. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s...

State police asking for public’s help to identify theft suspect

Kentucky State Police is asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who allegedly used a stolen credit card at the Corbin Walmart on Jan. 3. Trooper Scottie Pennington, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, stated the woman reportedly used the card to purchase an...

Handcuffed woman eludes Laurel deputies for more than two hours

A Harlan County woman in handcuffs spent more than two hours on the run from Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies Monday night before she was taken back into custody. Brittany N. Turner, 31, of Evarts, was arrested just before midnight after she was found hiding from deputies in the...

Corbin man facing assault, unlawful imprisonment charges

A Corbin man is facing assault and unlawful imprisonment charges after a woman showed up at the Corbin Walmart asking for help Wednesday afternoon. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Elmo Carroll, 35, following an investigation that began when the female subject stated...

W’burg man facing felony shoplifting charge

A Williamsburg man is facing a felony shoplifting charge for allegedly attempting to take more than $500 worth of merchandise from the London Walmart Wednesday night. Jordan J. Ball, 32, is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking of the value of $500 or more but less than...

Corbin man arrested for assaulting, imprisoning woman

A Corbin man was arrested Tuesday at the Corbin Walmart where his girlfriend reportedly fled after being held against her will for several days. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Elmo Clinton Carroll, 35, on charges of second-degree unlawful imprisonment and fourth-degree...

Gray man found with meth, cocaine, pills, and stolen merchandise

A Gray man was arrested Wednesday at the Corbin Walmart after Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies found methamphetamine, cocaine, assorted drug paraphernalia, and almost $250 worth of stolen items on his person. Joseph Ray Middleton, 40, is facing charges of first-degree trafficking...

Williamsburg man charged with assault, terroristic threatening

A Williamsburg man was arrested Tuesday morning on assault and terroristic threatening charges stemming from an incident at Corbin Walmart during which he held a knife to an employee’s throat and punched and kicked a manager. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...
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