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Woman miraculously uninjured after Penske truck demolishes church awning

Miraculously no one was injured when a Penske rental truck struck an awning on the front of Blessed Hope Baptist Church, bringing the awning down on top of the vehicle, and partially crushing the roof on the cab of the truck early Friday afternoon. “By the grace of God she is...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019

Canadatown teen dies after ATV hit pickup truck

A Canadatown teen died Saturday from injuries he sustained after his ATV ran head-on into a pickup truck. James E. Fore, 19, died at the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he had been airlifted following the crash on D Fore Road. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike...

Shooting investigation leads to one arrest

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy and a Corbin Police K-9 team tracked down a Corbin man early Sunday morning following a shooting investigation at his home. No one was injured, and alcohol involvement is suspected. Deputy Chad Foley arrested Mark Adam McFarland, 49, of 365 Bacon...
Posted On 31 Jul 2019

Whitley County Sheriff reports monthly activity

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has reported its activity for the month of June. During June, deputies answered 1,398 complaints and investigated 38 vehicle collisions. In addition, deputies investigated 31 new criminal cases and made 79 criminal arrests. For the first...
Posted On 22 Jul 2019

Deputies answer call about man allegedly standing on van holding a hammer

A Williamsburg man was arrested late Saturday night after allegedly standing on a van with a hammer. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Foley arrested Jessie M. Robbins, 32, of Brown’s Creek Road, about 10:44 p.m. and charged him with second-degree unlawful imprisonment,...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019

Whitley deputies searching for suspect in Monday stabbing

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to identify the woman who allegedly stabbed another woman who was giving her a ride from Williamsburg to Corbin Monday afternoon. According to reports, the female victim was reportedly giving another female...

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...