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Louisville man leads police on vehicle pursuit

A Louisville man allegedly fled from police, nearly overturned his vehicle, and got his vehicle stuck in the mud while having a stolen handgun inside the vehicle, according to arrest citations and a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. Read this story and more for just...
Posted On 25 Nov 2020

Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had busy month of October

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of October. During the month of October, sheriff’s deputies answered 1,084 requests for assistance, and responded to 39 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also investigated 26 new criminal cases, and made 90...
Posted On 21 Nov 2020

Attempt to serve arrest warrant, leads Whitley County deputy to heroin bust

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies serving an arrest warrant in the Siler community early Wednesday morning, also arrested the homeowner after locating heroin and drug paraphernalia in a gun safe. William H. Harris, 54, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled...

Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy graduates from police academy

The Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) announced on Oct. 29 that 28 law enforcement officers from agencies across the state had graduated the basic training academy, including one Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy. Deputy Chad Estep graduated and received the...
Posted On 07 Nov 2020

Drowning suspected in death of man found in Upper Briar Creek

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department and Whitley County Coroner’ Office are conducting a death investigation regarding a deceased victim, whose body was pulled from the 500 block of the Upper Briar Creek area Friday morning. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today,...
Posted On 04 Nov 2020

Whitley County Sheriff releases September activity report

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of September. During the month of September, sheriff’s deputies answered 1,101 criminal complaints and responded to 44 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also investigated 35 new criminal cases, and made 97...
Posted On 17 Oct 2020

W’burg man charged with first-degree assault for allegedly beating man with bat

A Williamsburg man was arrested Friday night after allegedly beating a man with a bat in the parking lot of the Jellico Save-a-Lot. Arvilee Croley, 67, has been charged with one count of first-degree assault. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Lawson stated in the arrest...

Corbin man recovering after hit and run accident

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies are encouraging people walking after dark to wear reflective clothing following a hit and run accident, which was reported Saturday evening on US25W (Cumberland Falls Highway). The accident happened between 9 – 9:30 p.m. near Holloway Drive....
Posted On 17 Sep 2020

Whitley Co. Sheriff’s deputy forced to shoot dog that owner allegedly released on him

A Corbin man is behind bars for allegedly colliding with and running a motorcycle off the road, and then leaving the scene of the accident in his pick-up truck Sunday afternoon. After stopping the truck, the man ran on foot with a dog, which tried to attack a pursuing Whitley...
Posted On 09 Sep 2020

Whitley deputy arrests man found naked at brickyard

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies investigating a complaint about a naked man at the brickyard on Ky. 26 Tuesday night, said the Corbin man told him he woke up naked. Loyall M. Campbell, 36, is facing charges of indecent exposure and public intoxication – controlled substance....