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Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has busy month of March

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of March. During the month, sheriff’s deputies answered 1,384 requests for law enforcement assistance and responded to 35 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also opened 52 new criminal investigations, and it...
Posted On 24 Apr 2021

Police execute pair of search warrants at W’burg motels/hotels

Separate investigations by local law enforcement agencies resulted in a pair of search warrants being executed at Williamsburg hotels/motels Saturday and Sunday and the arrest of five people total in conjunction with those investigations. Read this story and more for just $.99...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021

Threat against schools turned out not to be credible

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies had a busy morning investigating what turned out to be a non-credible threat to a pair of Whitley County schools. Superintendent John Siler said that about 6:15 a.m. Thursday, Whitley County E-911 Dispatch received a call indicating a possible...
Posted On 25 Mar 2021

Traffic stop in Woodbine leads to discovery of stolen vehicle, heroin, meth

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies conducting a traffic stop on a pickup truck with no license plate Thursday night in Woodbine, discovered the vehicle to be stolen and the driver to be in possession of heroin and methamphetamine.

Whitley County Sheriff issues February activity report

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of February. During the month of February, sheriff’s deputies answered 1,082 calls for service and responded to 32 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also opened 38 new criminal investigations, and it made...
Posted On 13 Mar 2021

W’burg man arrested for fleeing police, forging checks, identity theft

A Williamsburg man wanted on separate Whitley County arrest warrants charging him with attempting to pass a forged check and fleeing from police was arrested early Tuesday morning in Corbin. Williamsburg Police Officer Elijah Hunter took Justin L. Dodd, 32, into custody after...

Vandals strike Corinth Cemetery knocking over tombstones

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the vandalism of a local cemetery where several tombstones were knocked over and some vases were destroyed. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...
Posted On 10 Mar 2021

Pedestrian changing tire killed by passing car

A Williamsburg man who was hit by a car while changing a tire Monday night was pronounced dead at Baptist Health Corbin. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Routine patrol results in drug bust at elementary school

A routine sheriff’s patrol at Oak Grove Elementary Sunday night led to the arrest of a Corbin man for trafficking methamphetamine. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Whitley County Sheriff’s Dept. answers 1,347 calls in January

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of January. During the month of January, sheriff’s deputies answered 1,347 requests for assistance, and responded to 24 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also opened 39 new criminal cases, and it made 76...
Posted On 27 Feb 2021