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 woman 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 [...]

Deputies, marshals find meth lab

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies discovered a meth lab late last Thursday evening when they accompanied federal law enforcement officials to apprehend a wanted man. About 11:45 p.m., Deputies James Tabor and Joe Prewitt along with two federal marshals went to a residence on Highway 92E near Reese Creek and successfully apprehended Jerry White, 39, of [...]

Police warn of local phone scam

Kentucky State Police and the Whitley County Sheriff's Department are warning people to be aware about recent reports of a scam/fraud that targets victims by phone and unlawfully tries to access their bank accounts. Victims are reporting that they were contacted by an automated call from Cumberland Valley National Bank fraudulently advising that their credit [...]

Grubb was out on bond when arrested for passing counterfeit bills

Donnie Grubb is accused of passing counterfeit $50 bills in Williamsburg and Whitley County. A Williamsburg man had only been out of jail for 11 days on bond in another case when he allegedly passed counterfeit bills at multiple businesses on Jan. 19. Williamsburg Police Officer David Rowe arrested Donnie Eric Grubb, 35, [...]

Sheriff’s department seeks public’s help to identify this man

The Whitley County Sheriff's Department needs your help identifying this man. The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the man pictured at right, who may be connected to a vehicle taken from a Woodbine market recently, according to a sheriff’s department release. The sheriff’s department is investigating [...]

Update: Courtney Taylor charged with three counts of murder-domestic violence

Investigators wrapped up there work late Saturday morning into a triple shooting near Savoy that left three people dead Friday evening. A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot and killed her husband and her two children Friday before being shot twice by a Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy, has been charged with multiple counts of [...]

W’burg man jumps out bathroom window fleeing deputies

Ryan Mason allegedly jumped out a window while trying to run from sheriff's deputies on Jan. 10. A Williamsburg man allegedly locked himself in a bathroom and jumped out a window in an effort to flee Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies late Tuesday evening. About 10:30 p.m., K-9 Deputy Brian Hensley and Deputy Jonas [...]