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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

Three local officers graduate from the police academy

Williamsburg Police Officer Greg Rhoades and Corbin Police Officers Estes Rhodes and Justin Walker were among the 34 law enforcement officers from agencies across the state that graduated Thursday from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training. The...
Posted On 16 May 2018

W’burg police seek public’s help to locate missing woman

Williamsburg police are looking for a local woman, who walked away from a drug treatment facility late last month and hasn’t been seen since. Tequila Sierra Shirer, 28, was last seen on April 28 in Williamsburg when she left the Anchored Ministries rehabilitation center. “She...
Posted On 09 May 2018

W’burg police vehicle sustains $5,300 worth of damage in slow speed chase

A Williamsburg police vehicle sustained $5,300 worth of damage during a slow speed pursuit earlier this month. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 26 Apr 2018

Update: Three card monte scam apparently lead to slashing

A gambling scam involving a game of three card monte was apparently behind an incident at the Williamsburg Pilot Travel Center Thursday when a Georgia truck driver allegedly chased another man to the neighboring Walmart with a knife and cut him while recording the incident on his...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018