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Stinnett pleads guilty to attempted murder of a police officer

A Williamsburg man is expected to receive a 15-year prison sentence after entering a plea agreement Tuesday morning to charges related to an Oct. 5, 2016, vehicle chase that resulted in a police officer shooting at the suspect’s vehicle in an attempt to end the pursuit. You need...
Posted On 31 Jan 2018

Speed, distracted driving playing big roles in W’burg traffic crashes

Most DUI arrests in Williamsburg don’t involve alcohol. Speed and distracted driving are playing big roles in traffic crashes, and more suspects are fleeing police in either vehicles or on foot resulting in more officer use of force. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018

Update: Fatal stabbing suspect identified, still at large

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in southern Whitley County Monday afternoon and authorities are still searching for the person responsible. Police are searching for Jeffery L. Cole, 27, of New York, who is wanted in connection with the stabbing. “No...
Posted On 16 Jan 2018

KSP investigating fatal stabbing, suspect still at large

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in southern Whitley County and authorities are still searching for the person responsible. The stabbing apparently happened sometime before 3 p.m. Monday at the residence of Franzine Minchen at 841 Jordan Hollow Road. When...
Posted On 16 Jan 2018

W’burg police arrest three more people connected to vehicle break-ins

Three more people, including one adult and two juveniles, have been arrested in connection with a string of vehicle break-ins in Williamsburg that took place over a four-week period. Two other adults and a juvenile had previously been charged. You need to login to view the rest...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

White, Proffitt win Gov.’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) recently honored more than 200 law enforcement officers from 185 agencies across the Commonwealth, including officers from the Corbin and Williamsburg police departments, for their efforts to target impaired drivers. The 20...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

Arrests in string of auto theft cases

Williamsburg police arrested an 18-year-old and a juvenile early Tuesday morning in connection with a string of vehicle burglaries that took place over the past four weeks and have recovered four stolen firearms. At least one additional arrest is expected. You need to login to...
Posted On 13 Dec 2017

Public’s assistance sought to identify W’burg bike thieves

Williamsburg Police are asking for the public’s help to locate three suspects involved in a recent theft case. About 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 10, three male suspects took a bicycle and two scooters from a residence located at 435 N. 10th Street. Police have released security camera...
Posted On 12 Dec 2017

W’burg police warn about rash of car break-ins; arrest one for receiving stolen property

Williamsburg police are encouraging local residents to lock their car doors and not leave items of value in plain view inside their vehicles following a rash of thefts from parked vehicles over the last two weeks. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login....
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Williamsburg Shop with a Cop accepts $1,000 in donations Thursday

Thanks to the efforts of a Corbin church, the South Union-Mt. Zion Baptist Association and VFW Post 3167 in Williamsburg, 10 more children will have a more special Christmas this holiday season. Southside Baptist Church in Corbin and the association presented the Williamsburg...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017