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Whitley County Health Department issues three COVID–19 public notices within last week

The Whitley County Health Department has issued three public notices within the last week advising of potential exposure to COVID–19. The notices involve the Whitley County Sheriff’s Office and Saxton Baptist Church in Williamsburg. Anyone who visited the sheriff’s office located...

Whitley County Health Department sends out COVID–19 public notice concerning sheriff’s office

The Whitley County Health Department is advising that anyone, who visited the Whitley County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, July 27, may have been exposed to COVID–19. Officials emphasized that exposure would have been limited to the sheriff’s office located in the Whitley County...

Lincoln County man served with arrest warrant issued in connection with July 24 high-speed chase in Whitley County

It has taken local law enforcement approximately one week, but a Lincoln County man was arrested Thursday afternoon on charges stemming from a high-speed chase in Whitley County early on the morning of July 24. Jonathon M. Durham, 33, of Stanford, is facing charges of...

Whitley County Sheriff releases June activity report

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of June. During the month of June, sheriff’s deputies answered 977 criminal complaints and responded to 44 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also investigated 26 new criminal cases, and made 86 criminal...
Posted On 17 Jul 2020

Corbin man arrested Thursday on 2016 assault warrant

A Corbin man was arrested early Thursday morning on a warrant charging him with assault that dates back to 2016. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Estep arrested Jonathan D. Ragle, 45, at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Incline Road. According to the warrant, which was secured on...

Woman pistol-whipped in assault case

A Williamsburg man is facing assault and unlawful imprisonment charges stemming from an incident in which he allegedly backhanded a woman with a pistol as they were driving in Canadatown Monday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...

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...