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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....

Corbin man pleads guilty to being naked in public, alcohol was involved

A Corbin man, who was arrested Saturday night when Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a complaint of an intoxicated individual running around, naked, has pleaded guilty to charges of indecent exposure and DUI and will spend another 28 days in jail. Read this story and...

Whitley County Sheriff reports March activity

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of March. During the month of March, sheriff’s deputies answered 1,137 criminal complaints and responded to 29 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also investigated 20 new criminal cases, and made 88 criminal...
Posted On 04 May 2020

Car being driven in reverse leads to felony DUI arrest

A traffic stop for driving in reverse on a road in Corbin Monday night, resulted in the driver being arrested for felony DUI and trafficking in methamphetamine. Dale A. Madden, 39, of Corbin, was arrested at approximately 8:30 p.m. after Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies...

Lily man kicks Whitley County deputy during Sunday arrest

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies say a Lily man was under the influence of alcohol when he got into a fight with family members, and then kicked the deputy who tried to place him under arrest early Sunday morning in Corbin. Jeremiah Scott Poynter, 21, is facing charges of...