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Whitley deputies arrest six people as patrols are stepped up in areas known for drug activity

A Williamsburg woman is facing drug-related charges after deputies located suspected methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia inside her vehicle Wednesday night, and a Woodbine woman was taken into custody following a separate traffic stop as the Whitley County Sheriff’s...

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies made 125 criminal arrests in May

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has reported its activity for the month of May. During May, deputies answered 1,757 complaints and investigated 33 vehicle collisions. In addition, deputies investigated 45 new criminal cases and made 125 criminal arrests. For the first...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019

Search for vehicle chase suspect inadvertently leads to other arrests

An unsuccessful vehicle pursuit Friday evening resulted in the arrest of two people on multiple charges. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 30 May 2019

Corbin man charged with assaulting wife with SUV

A Corbin man is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center after police say he assaulted his wife with an SUV Wednesday. Christopher Carter, 44, is facing one count of second-degree assault – domestic violence in connection with the incident that resulted in Angie Carter...

Suspicious vehicle complaint leads to drug possession arrest

A suspicious vehicle complaint Sunday evening near Corbin lead to the arrest of a North Carolina man for drug possession and other offenses. About 7:30 p.m., Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jonas Saunders and Deputy Chad Estep responded to a complaint on Hightop Road near Corbin,...
Posted On 15 May 2019

Woman’s reason for allegedly taking school bus unclear

It is unclear why a Henry County woman ended up in Whitley County either late Saturday night or early Sunday morning and why she allegedly stole a Whitley County school bus that was recovered in Barbourville early Sunday afternoon. “That’s two questions that I can not answer,”...
Posted On 13 May 2019

Whitley deputies answered 1,371 complaints in April

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has reported its activity for the month of April. During April, deputies answered 1,371 complaints and investigated 35 vehicle collisions. In addition, deputies investigated 36 criminal cases and made 116 criminal arrests. For the first...
Posted On 08 May 2019

Rockholds man arrested on multiple warrants

A Rockholds man, who had several outstanding arrest warrants, was apprehended late Thursday evening, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. Shortly before 11 p.m., Deputies Chad Estep, Chad Foley, Sgt. Jonas Saunders and Court Security Officer Clay Shelton...
Posted On 03 May 2019

Deputies recover stolen gun, arrest one

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy recovered a stolen firearm and arrested a Williamsburg man following a routine traffic stop late Thursday evening on Perkins Street in the Woodbine community, according to a sheriff’s department release and court documents. Sgt. Jonas Saunders...
Posted On 03 May 2019

Deputies charge two with methamphetamine, cocaine possession

A Corbin man and a Woodbine man are behind bars in the Whitley County Detention Center after being arrested late Wednesday night on drug possession charges. About 10 p.m., Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jonas Saunders and Deputy Chad Foley responded to a suspicious person...
Posted On 26 Apr 2019