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Sheriff’s deputies seize over 900 pills, $22,000 cash during investigation

A Whitley County Sheriff’s Department investigation into a report about a local resident advertising marijuana for sale on social media has resulted in the seizure of over 900 pills and $22,000, and the indictment of three people. On Monday, the Whitley County Grand Jury indicted...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Sheriff’s deputies, Corbin police recover pound of suspected crystal meth worth over $70,000

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies and Corbin police recovered over $70,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine, which is also known as “ice,” and over $7,000 cash following a pursuit Sunday in Corbin. Deputy Jonas Saunders was patrolling in the area of Cumberland Falls Highway and...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

W’burg man arrested for allegedly breaking into church fellowship hall

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly broke into a church’s fellowship hall after he was spotted trying to break into a vehicle late Monday evening, is now behind bars. The incident started about 10 p.m. Monday when a Watts Creek Road resident called Whitley County E911 reporting...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Sheriff’s deputies seize 38 grams of crystal meth

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four people early Thursday evening after receiving a report that a man was under the influence of methamphetamine, causing a disturbance, and had left in a vehicle from an R.D. Rains Road residence. During the process, deputies recovered...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Gunfire leads deputies to naked toddlers, dead dogs, drugs

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies responding to reports of gunfire in the Saxton area arrested two people after they reportedly found two naked toddlers, two dead dogs and a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine Wednesday night. Deputies arrested Brandon Askins, 28 and...

Georgia man charged with DUI after Sunday morning I-75 crash

A Georgia man pleaded guilty to DUI Monday afternoon in connection with an early morning traffic crash on I-75 Sunday morning. The crash happened about 3 a.m. near the 13-mile marker of I-75 in the southbound lane, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. A...
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

W’burg man accused of assault with metal pipe

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly assaulted someone with a metal pipe during a fight earlier this month, is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $100,000 cash bond. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 28 Mar 2018

Roaches in food, no running water found at home with three children, sheriff says

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies found three young children living inside a home with no running water and insects while they were conducting a welfare check Tuesday morning. Sheriff Colan J. Harrell ordered that the welfare check be conducted after being contacted by a citizen,...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018

Corbin man arrested for drug possession at judicial center

A no tobacco use policy in the Whitley County Judicial Center and the quick thinking of court security officers are partially responsible for the arrest of a Corbin man on drug related charges Monday, according to a Whitley County sheriff’s department release. About 11:30 a.m.,...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Child calls 911 to report fight between grandparents

A Rockholds couple is facing assault charges after one of their granddaughters called 911 early Saturday morning to report that they were fighting, and police later seized a knife and a piece of wood with nails exposed that had the words, “Pain/may cause death” written on it. The...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018