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Whitley County Sheriff reports July activity

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department had a busy month of July. During the month of July, sheriff’s deputies answered 905 criminal complaints and responded to 43 motor vehicle collisions. The sheriff’s department also investigated 44 new criminal cases, and made 117 criminal...
Posted On 22 Aug 2020

Whitley deputies arrest two people for trafficking heroin Wednesday

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies attempting to serve a parole violation warrant at a residence outside of Williamsburg early Wednesday morning, arrested two people on a charge of trafficking heroin. Wendel F. Malone, 46, of Williamsburg, and Dena B. Baird, 31 were arrested on...

Williamsburg man charged with assault, abuse of two-year-old

A Williamsburg man was arrested early Saturday morning after a two-year-old was flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with numerous injuries, including knots on the head and bruising across the body. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe...

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...