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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...

Williamsburg man charged with first-degree assault

A Williamsburg man admitted to stabbing another man in the neck with a pocket knife Thursday night, but told Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies it was self-defense. Matthew N. Goins, 31, is facing one count of first-degree assault in connection with the incident on Chester Goins...

Two airlifted following Monday motorcycle crash on I-75

Two people were airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center following a motorcycle wreck on Interstate 75 south of Williamsburg Monday night. Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy Joe Prewitt said the single-vehicle wreck occurred at approximately 10 p.m. near the nine-mile...

Williamsburg man charged with second-degree assault

A Williamsburg man has been charged with second-degree assault in connection with a fight Wednesday night at a residence on Rocky Point School Road, off of Ky. 478. Samuel C. West, 41, was arrested after Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the location in response to...

Corbin man who led police on two-high speed chases admits he smoked meth

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies say a Corbin man, who led law enforcement on one high-speed chase that began on Cumberland Falls Hwy., and then a second chase that ended on Paris Karr Road in Laurel County early Wednesday morning, admitted to smoking methamphetamine prior to...