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First arrest made in connection with Friday pursuit of stolen vehicle

A car chase involving a stolen vehicle early Friday morning, which ended near Hightop Road, resulted in an arrest Sunday night of a Corbin woman. Whitley County Sheriff Todd Shelley said this is the first of several arrests that are expected to be made in connection with the...

Whitley County Sheriff reports May activity

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of May. During the month of May, sheriff’s deputies answered 1,060 criminal complaints and responded to 35 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also investigated 31 new criminal cases, and made 44 criminal...
Posted On 28 Jun 2020

Whitley Co. deputies, Corbin Police, W’burg Police chase stolen car Friday morning

No charges have yet been filed, but Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating following a vehicle pursuit in Corbin early Friday morning that ended when the stolen vehicle crashed. According to Sheriff Todd Shelley, the pursuit began on Barton Mill Cutoff where Lt....

Corbin woman charged with child abuse

A Corbin woman was arrested Wednesday morning on one count of child abuse. Elizabeth J. Henderson, 36, was taken into custody following an investigation that began when Corbin Police located a male juvenile riding on a bicycle who said he had been assaulted. “The juvenile...

Complaints of drug activity leads to three arrests in Rockholds

A complaint to the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department of suspected drug activity at a Rockholds residence resulted in the arrest of three people on drug trafficking charges Monday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...

Whitley County Sheriff releases April activity report

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of April. During the month of April, sheriff’s deputies answered 1,328 criminal complaints and responded to 34 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also investigated 39 new criminal cases, and made 35 criminal...
Posted On 30 May 2020

Southeast Kentucky Regional Special Response Team helps apprehend Tenn. fugitive in W’burg

The Southeast Kentucky Regional Special Response Team was activated early Sunday morning to apprehend a wanted Tennessee fugitive, who was in Williamsburg. Jason Veach is charged with being a fugitive from Tennessee. The Williamsburg Police Department and Whitley County Sheriff’s...
Posted On 27 May 2020

Corbin woman, Lily man among four arrested in connection with kilo of methamphetamine Sunday

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies seized one kilogram of methamphetamine Sunday that they say was targeted to be distributed in Whitley and Laurel counties, arresting four people in the process. Whitney Phelps, 21, of Corbin, Jerry Wayne Caldwell, 47, of Lily, Jerrica Combs, 28,...

Whitley deputies seize kilo of methamphetamine Sunday

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies seized one kilogram of methamphetamine Sunday that they say was targeted to be distributed in Whitley and Laurel counties. According to officials with the sheriff’s department, the drugs were located in a Chevrolet pickup truck that was stopped...

Tennessee woman facing robbery charge after shoving store clerk at Pleasant View Dollar General

A Tennessee woman is facing a robbery charge in connection with a shoplifting incident at a Whitley County Dollar General that turned physical. Corbin Police arrested Latoya D. Dople, 34, on a warrant stemming from the Jan. 15 incident charging her with second-degree robbery....