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W’burg Police K-9 suffers cuts to paws during pursuit

A Williamsburg man is in jail after leading police on a half-mile foot chase Thursday afternoon where a police K-9 suffered cuts to its paws while tracking the suspect. Williamsburg Police Officer Greg Rhoades arrested Franklin Abe Mills, 35, of 147 Levi Lay Road, about 5:19 p.m....
Posted On 10 Aug 2018

W’burg man found passed out behind the wheel arrested

A Williamsburg man was arrested for DUI on Independence Day after police allegedly found him passed out in his vehicle. About 7:34 p.m., Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird observed Prince Branham, 54, of Mountain View Drive, sitting at the stop sign on Seventh Street and passed...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018

W’burg woman accused of threatening to kill police officer

A homeless Williamsburg woman allegedly threatened to kill a Williamsburg police officer after he arrested her and booked her into the Whitley County Detention Center early Sunday evening. Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White initially charged Billie Jean Satterfield, 44, with...
Posted On 03 Jul 2018

Local men caught inside empty home charged with burglary

Two men are facing burglary charges after being caught hiding in a vacant Williamsburg residence Thursday afternoon. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 27 Jun 2018

Motorcycle strikes SUV Monday

An Indiana man had to be transported to the hospital early Monday afternoon after his motorcycle struck an SUV near Exit 11 in Williamsburg. Williamsburg Police Officer Greg Rhoades said that Michael Cross, 47, of Frankfort, Indiana, was travelling on Ky. 92 about 12:30 p.m. on a...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018

Whitley County men commissioned as police officers

Two Whitley County men in addition to some other area residents were recently commissioned as law enforcement officers. Williamsburg Police Officer Johnny Fulton graduated from the basic training Friday at the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, and was part of...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018

Corbin man accused of providing minors with acid, marijuana

A call to a Williamsburg residence, where juvenile girls needed EMS because they were under the influence of acid, lead to the arrest of a Corbin man on multiple charges. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 20 Jun 2018

Routine traffic stop leads to four arrests for suspected crystal meth

A routine traffic stop late Sunday evening lead to the arrest of four Williamsburg residents on charges of drug trafficking and engaging in organized crime. Monday afternoon, Whitley District Judge Fred White entered not guilty pleas for Freddie Lee Akers, 54, Joseph Tye, 34,...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018

Williamsburg PD officers to increase security on UC campus

University of the Cumberlands (UC) and the Williamsburg Police Department (WPD) have signed an agreement allowing officers to be stationed on UC’s campus to act as school resource officers for the University. The Williamsburg City Council unanimously approved the agreement in a...

W’burg getting five new police officers, who will patrol University of the Cumberlands

The addition of five new Williamsburg police officers, who will serve as school resource officers at the University of the Cumberlands, the replacement of most vehicles in the police department, and the possibility of purchasing a ladder truck for the fire department were all...
Posted On 16 May 2018