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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

Update: Accused assault suspected video recorded incident, police say

A Georgia man, who is behind bars for allegedly cutting another man with a knife and chasing him from the Williamsburg Pilot Travel Center to the neighboring Walmart, apparently recorded himself chasing the victim, according to his arrest citation. The victim, who hasn’t been...
Posted On 20 Apr 2018

Sheriff’s deputies seize over 900 pills, $22,000 cash during investigation

A Whitley County Sheriff’s Department investigation into a report about a local resident advertising marijuana for sale on social media has resulted in the seizure of over 900 pills and $22,000, and the indictment of three people. On Monday, the Whitley County Grand Jury indicted...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Incendiary device set off outside Tractor Supply; W’burg police have suspect in the case

Williamsburg police say they have one suspect so far regarding an incendiary device that was set off outside Tractor Supply early Friday morning, and think the motive for the attack was probably retaliation. Fortunately the store wasn’t damaged and the fire was quickly...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018

Georgia man charged with DUI after Sunday morning I-75 crash

A Georgia man pleaded guilty to DUI Monday afternoon in connection with an early morning traffic crash on I-75 Sunday morning. The crash happened about 3 a.m. near the 13-mile marker of I-75 in the southbound lane, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. A...
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Searches by water, land turn up no signs of missing woman

Despite searching by water and by land, emergency officials have been unable to locate a missing Whitley County woman, who was last seen near Williamsburg in February, and police and her family are asking for the public’s help to find her. “If there is anybody out there that...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Update: Public’s help sought to find missing woman

Williamsburg police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman, who was last seen about 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 11, on Ky. 92W near Pilot Travel Center, and believe that she may now be in Tennessee. Laura A. Anderson, 37, exited a family member’s vehicle...
Posted On 15 Mar 2018