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Whitley County Grand Jury indicts two men in separate cases for incest

The Whitley County Grand Jury handed down three separate sexual related indictments Monday, including indictments charging two men with incest. The grand jury indicted Matthew Salyer, 31, address unknown, charging him with first-degree rape and first-degree incest. Both counts of...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019

Whitley County Grand Jury hands down 16 drug-related indictments

The Whitley County Grand Jury returned 16 drug-related indictments while issuing its monthly report Monday, according to the grand jury report and indictments, including: Michael Perkins, 39, of Corbin – first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), and...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019

W’burg man indicted for writing bad checks for $15k worth of tires

The Whitley County Grand Jury issued three separate indictments Monday morning against a Williamsburg man, who is accused of taking $15,154.58 worth of tires from three local tire distributers between April 13 and Oct. 8 using forged checks. Bennie King, 46, was indicted on a...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019

Childress, Partin indicted for alleged rape of children

The Whitley County Grand Jury handed down four indictments Monday morning in four separate cases that involved either the rape or abuse of a child or children. The grand jury indicted James Childress, 37, of Williamsburg, charging him with two counts of first-degree rape each...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts 33 people on drug-related charges

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted 33 people on drug-related charges while issuing their regular monthly report Monday morning. According to indictments and the grand jury report, the following people were indicted: Steven McCullah, 30, of Williamsburg – first-degree...
Posted On 25 Oct 2019

Grand jury hands down 45-count indictment against Lovitt

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted the suspended executive director of the Williamsburg Housing Authority Monday morning on 45 criminal charges related to a series of thefts from that governmental entity. The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted James R. Lovitt, 52, of...
Posted On 24 Oct 2019

Woman indicted for assault with a gun, but no one was shot

A Williamsburg woman is accused of assaulting someone with a gun, but she is not accused of shooting anybody. The Whitley County Grand Jury issued its monthly report Monday morning, and indicted Felicia Prewitt, 33, charging her with second-degree assault. On Aug. 14, Prewitt...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019

Man indicted for bus wreck

A Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a Williamsburg man Monday in connection with a May 17 accident that involved a Whitley County school bus being hit head on, according to an indictment. The grand jury indicted Ronald Anderson, 33, charging him with 12 counts of first-degree...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019

Whitley County Grand Jury indicts man for sodomy

The Whitley County Grand Jury indicted a man for sodomy and unlawful imprisonment Monday, and in a separate case another man for allegedly abusing a young girl, according to the grand jury’s monthly report and indictments. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 21 Aug 2019

Grand jury indicts Rucker for murder

A Woodbine man, who allegedly killed his girlfriend in May, fled the scene, and spent 44 days on the run before being apprehended on July 4, has been indicted for murder by the Whitley County Grand Jury. The grand jury handed down a three-count indictment Monday morning charging...
Posted On 19 Aug 2019