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Whitley Co. woman faces 13 charges

A Williamsburg woman is facing 13 charges after being arrested by Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies on April 30. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Naked man arrested while washing canned goods

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin man, whom they found naked in the laundry room of a home on Whippoorwill Road Monday night was under the influence of drugs. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...

Traffic stop leads to recovery of stolen vehicle

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies conducting a traffic stop on a pickup truck with no license plate Thursday night in Woodbine, discovered the vehicle to be stolen and the driver to be in possession of heroin and methamphetamine. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...

Suspect in DUI case accused of assaulting emergency room nurse

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin man was under the influence of alcohol when he wrecked his SUV and then attempted to punch an EMT, and, later, hit a nurse at Baptist Health Corbin Saturday afternoon. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe...

Williamsburg woman transports methamphetamine and her children simultaneously

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies recently arrested a Williamsburg woman, who allegedly used her vehicle to transport methamphetamine while her two children were in the back seat, according to a sheriff’s department search warrant. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...

US Marshal to extradite suspect in Whitley Co. arrest

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Manchester man Sunday who was wanted by the US Marshal’s office. Randall Perkins, 59, was arrested at the Woodbine Dollar Store at approximately 12:02 a.m. on Dec. 27. Deputy Chad Estep observed a four-door sedan with expired tags and...

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies recover 4 stolen vehicles

Over the course of several weeks, the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has recovered four stolen vehicles. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Whitley Sheriff receives relatively clean audit

The Whitley County Sheriff received a relatively clean audit from Mike Harmon, the Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts. “I am extremely pleased with the audit. All the money is accounted for,” said Whitley County Sheriff Todd Shelley. The audit consisted of two findings. The...

Whitley County Jailer encourages law enforcement to cite defendants to court when possible during COVID–19 pandemic

(Clarification: In the April 1, 2020, print edition of the News Journal, this story carried the headline, “Sheriff, Jailer at odds over arrest of five people Friday.” During a joint call with the News Journal Wednesday morning, Sheriff Todd Shelley and Jailer Brian...

Whitley County Sheriff reports July activity

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has reported its activity for the month of July. During July, deputies answered 1,398 complaints and investigated 41 vehicle collisions. In addition, deputies investigated 52 new criminal cases and made 156 criminal arrests. For the first...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019