‘I had a gun in my hand. It went off,’ Creekmore told 911

Williamsburg police are going to leave it up to a Whitley County Grand Jury to decide whether to file criminal charges in connection with a Jan. 12 shooting that took place at a Mt. Morgan home.Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that the victim, Natasha R. Archer, 31, has been released from the hospital and Detective Bobby Freeman interviewed her late last week.
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Grubb was out on bond when arrested for passing counterfeit bills

Donnie Grubb is accused of passing counterfeit $50 bills in Williamsburg and Whitley County. A Williamsburg man had only been out of jail for 11 days on bond in another case when he allegedly passed counterfeit bills at multiple businesses on Jan. 19. Williamsburg Police Officer David Rowe arrested Donnie Eric Grubb, 35, [...]

Ex-London PD Chief, who had EPO dismissed, now serving EPO’s for W’burg PD

A former London Police Chief, who resigned in 2014 after an ex-girlfriend took out an Emergency Protective Order (EPO) against him, which was later dismissed, is the Williamsburg Police Department's new officer in charge of serving Emergency Protective Orders.
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Shop with a Cop takes 145 kids Christmas shopping

Williamsburg K-9 Officer Brandon Prewitt helps Stanley Kidd, 9, with his Christmas shopping during the 12th Annual Williamsburg Police Department Shop with a Cop event Thursday at Wal-Mart. Thanks to a big assist from Pizza Hut, Williamsburg police were able to take about 145 children on $100 shopping sprees at Wal-Mart Thursday night [...]

White receives 2016 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Award

Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White, left, recently received the 2016 Governor's Impaired Driving Enforcement Award. The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) honored 205 law enforcement officers from 175 agencies across the Commonwealth, including one Williamsburg police officer, on Dec. 13 for their efforts to target impaired drivers. The 2016 Governor's Impaired Driving [...]

Confidential informant tip leads to meth bust

Williamsburg police recently arrested Gregory Sokira on a methamphetamine charge. Williamsburg police seized a crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine and a gun while executing a search warrant late Sunday evening. Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White arrested Gregory D. Sokira, 46, of 229 Rains Street, about 12:04 a.m. Monday charging him with first-degree [...]

Corbin woman arrested with fake urine

Samantha Lawson Petrey is charged with tampering with physical evidence after allegedly getting caught with a bottle of fake urine at the probation and parole office recently. A Corbin woman is behind bars after allegedly showing up at the probation office with a bottle of fake urine. About 10:35 p.m. on Oct. 5, [...]

W’burg woman found with meth during traffic stop

Williamsburg police found suspected methamphetamine on Felicia Blakley during a recent traffic stop.

Williamsburg police found suspected methamphetamine on Felicia Blakley during a recent traffic stop.

A Williamsburg woman, who has been indicted twice this year on methamphetamine-related charges, was arrested Thursday evening on another methamphetamine-related offense.
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Cops N Rodders car show set for Saturday

If you have an antique or unique looking vehicle and you want to help raise money for the Williamsburg Police Department Shop with a Cop program, then you might want to come down to the Kentucky Splash Waterpark Saturday for Cops N Rodders car motorcycle and tractor show. "We will have cars, motorcycles, antique tractors, [...]

Update: Vehicle pursuit leads to attempted murder charges

Brandon Stinnett was arrested on Oct. 5 and charged with criminal attempt to commit murder of a police officer. A Williamsburg man is facing multiple counts of criminal attempt to commit murder of police officers and others following a vehicle pursuit last Wednesday afternoon in the Canadatown community that involved an officer discharging [...]