Ex-inmate sues Whitley Co. Detention Center

A Corbin man is suing the Whitley County Detention Center after he was allegedly assaulted last year by other inmates while incarcerated at the jail.
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Eight accused in jail contraband conspiracy

Eight people are facing engaging in organized crime and other charges following their indictment Friday in connection with a conspiracy to smuggle drugs into the Whitley County Detention Center.
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More details come to light in jail contraband case

The mother and the wife of a Whitley County Detention Center inmate allegedly met a woman at the bottom of the hill in front of the jail earlier this month to pick up pills to be delivered to an inmate at the jail, according to testimony Monday morning from Whitley County Jailer Brian Lawson about an alleged conspiracy to smuggle contraband into the facility.A total of six people are currently charged in connection with the case, including a minister, who allegedly smuggled the drugs into the jail inside a guitar case during an Aug. 18 worship service.
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Minister accused of smuggling contraband into jail; six people arrested

Williamsburg police say a man, who was ministering to inmates at the Whitley County Detention Center, allegedly smuggled drugs, tobacco and other items Thursday to his son, who is an inmate at the jail.So far, Williamsburg police have charged a total of six people in connection with the conspiracy that allegedly involved three other family members of the inmate, and say more arrests are possible.
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