Motorist assist leads to meth trafficking arrest

A motorist assist last week lead a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy to arrest two people on drug related charges, including one man for drug trafficking. Deputy Jonas Saunders charged the driver, Eric M. McKiddy, 32, of Williamsburg, with first-degree trafficking methamphetamine more than two grams, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, second-degree possession of a [...]

Sheriff’s deputies help rescue woman from vehicle stuck in flood waters

Whitley County Sheriff's deputies Todd Shelley and John Hill and firefighter Keith Croley helped rescue a woman stuck in high water Wednesday morning. A Whitley County woman had to be rescued Wednesday morning after her vehicle got stuck in waist deep water on Highway 11. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses that [...]

High speed chase ends after bogging down in mud

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies got a bonus Monday night as a high speed chase in the Corbin area ended with the suspect’s car bogged down in the mud and the interior littered with meth precursors and an active meth lab. Deputies arrested the driver, Brian Ray Kidd, 30, and the passenger, David L. Miller, 40, [...]

Update: More signs point to body in river being missing Ohio man

These Woodbine Fire and Rescue members helped recover the body of a man from the Cleark Fork River Monday morning. It is beginning to look more and more likely that a body recovered from the Clear Fork River Monday morning is that of a missing Ohio man, who disappeared near the state line [...]

W’burg man allegedly intoxicated when he struck deputy’s police cruiser, one other car

Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White administers a field sobriety test to Roy Lawson Friday afternoon after Lawson sideswiped two vehicles, including a sheriff's department police cruiser. A Williamsburg man was allegedly driving while intoxicated when he sideswiped two cars Friday afternoon, including one Whitley County Sheriff’s Department police cruiser. Suffice it to say, [...]

Routine traffic stop leads to meth bust

A routine traffic stop Monday evening in the Canadatown community resulted in the arrest of a Williamsburg man on methamphetamine related charges. About 10 p.m., Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Jonas Saunders conducted a traffic stop along Nannie Hubbard Road of a white 2001 Buick LeSabre. According to an arrest citation, the vehicle had no tail [...]

Two jump out window as deputies find two stolen cars, arrest five people

Two people jumped out second story windows, five people were arrested, one person was cited to court, and two stolen vehicles were recovered following a recent Whitley County Sheriff’s Department investigation. About 10 p.m. on Feb. 21 Whitley County E911 received information about a stolen vehicle, which was located at a 475 Highway 1804 residence, [...]

Deputy arrests two women in Goldbug burglary

Two Canadatown women were arrested Thursday morning after being caught unlawfully inside a property in the Goldbug community. About 11 a.m., Chief Deputy Tim Baker received a call informing him that a white Chrysler 300 sedan was seen at the property, and the caller believed it to be the same vehicle seen previously at the [...]

Stolen gun report inadvertently leads police to meth

A report about a stolen gun early Saturday morning led authorities to the discovery of methamphetamine at a Williamsburg motel Sunday morning. About 3 a.m. Saturday, Whitley County Sheriff’s K-9 Deputy Brian Hensley responded to a report of a stolen handgun at a south US25W residence. The homeowner told police that he allowed a woman [...]

Sheriff seeks public’s help to find wanted man

Milford David Osborne was indicted in October and is wanted by police. The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help to locate a Woodbine man, who is wanted in connection with an indictment warrant for fourth-degree controlled substance endangerment to a child and manufacturing methamphetamine. Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell said [...]