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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...

Police release additional details about road rage shooting incident

A Leslie County man is facing an attempted murder charge in Whitley County after police say he fired gunshots into a tractor-trailer truck on Interstate 75 Sunday in what is described as a road rage incident. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get...

Ohio man arrested for DUI in stolen pick-up truck

Williamsburg police arrested an Ohio man for allegedly driving while under the influence in a stolen pick-up truck on April 4. About 7:37 p.m., Williamsburg Police Detective David Rowe, Lt. Brandon White and Officer Jason Willia ms responded to Pilot Travel Center to investigate...
Posted On 12 Apr 2020

W’burg police Taser suspect while investigating disturbance complaint

A disturbance complaint early Sunday morning about a man allegedly trying to break into a residence led to a Williamsburg man being Tasered and arrested on multiple charges. Tommy Powers is facing multiple offenses, including drug charges. About 2:33 a.m., Williamsburg Police...
Posted On 09 Apr 2020

W’burg police cite two Tennessee residents for trying to pass counterfeit $100 bill

Williamsburg police cited two Oneida, Tennessee, residents to court after the pair allegedly tried to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at a local fast food restaurant. On April 3, Williamsburg police received a complaint that Adara Rosser and Caleb Bell were at Burger King and had...
Posted On 08 Apr 2020
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Whitley County first responders get share of previously hoarded goods

First responders in Whitley and Laurel counties received some much-needed free medical supplies Friday in the form of items, such as hand sanitizer, medical masks, gloves, thermometers, goggles and disinfectant wipes. The items were indirectly courtesy of a pair of Tennessee...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020

W’burg police arrest Illinois woman for felony shoplifting

An Illinois woman is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $7,500 cash bond, after being arrested Sunday afternoon for felony shoplifting in Williamsburg. Whitley District Judge Fred White entered a not guilty plea Monday for Latoya N. French, 38, of Park...
Posted On 05 Mar 2020

W’burg police seized suspected heroin at local motel

Williamsburg police seized suspected heroin and arrested two people inside a Williamsburg motel room early Thursday morning. About 1:20 a.m., Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor was on patrol behind the Super 8 motel when he observed an open door that was unattended at room...
Posted On 12 Feb 2020