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Illegal parking leads to drug arrest

If you are going to have pills, a digital scale and hypodermic needles in your vehicle, then it is probably a good idea not to draw attention to yourself by illegally parking. This is what a Williamsburg man is accused of doing early Monday morning at the Pilot Travel Center. The...
Posted On 23 Jul 2020

Public’s assistance sought to locate wanted man

Williamsburg police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for auto theft. Police are searching for Jeffery Curtis Hicks, who is described as a white 5’6” male weighing about 140 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. Hicks is wanted for allegedly...
Posted On 18 Jun 2020
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W’burg Police recover meth, pills following Sunday traffic stop

What began early Sunday morning as a traffic stop over and invalid license plate in Williamsburg led to the arrest of a McCreary County man on charges of trafficking methamphetamine and prescription pills. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get...

W’burg Police suspect alcohol involved in Friday night crash

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in a two-vehicle crash in Williamsburg late Friday night that resulted in one man begin airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Williamsburg Police were called to the scene at the intersection of West Ky. 92 and Interstate 75...

Traffic stop leads to recovery of heroin, meth and $3,000 cash

Williamsburg Police recovered suspected methamphetamine and heroin and arrested three Tennessee residents early Sunday morning following a routine traffic stop. Williamsburg police charged William R. White Jr., 38, of Knoxville, Robin Maldonado, 39, of Sevierville, and Michael...
Posted On 10 Jun 2020

Update: W’burg duo facing robbery-related charges

A Williamsburg duo is lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center in connection with robbery-related charges, and one of them is facing a felony assault charge. Williamsburg Police Officer Johnny Fulton charged Joshua Hubbard, 35, of Williamsburg, with first-degree robbery and...
Posted On 07 Jun 2020

Update: Child on electric motor bike struck by car

Williamsburg police are investigating a traffic crash that occurred Friday evening when a child was hit by a car. The crash happened about 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of Moses Circle and Cemetery Road. A preliminary investigation showed that a seven-year-old male was driving...
Posted On 06 Jun 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

Williamsburg woman rescued from Cumberland River

Williamsburg firefighters were called to rescue a woman who had fallen into the Cumberland River Monday night. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Knoxville duo wanted on sex-related charges in Whitley County arrested

State and local law enforcement in Tennessee have served two Knoxville men with warrants charging them in connection with a sexual assault in Whitley County. Special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and Knox County, Tennessee Sheriff’s deputies, arrested Hunter...