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Arrests in string of auto theft cases

Williamsburg police arrested an 18-year-old and a juvenile early Tuesday morning in connection with a string of vehicle burglaries that took place over the past four weeks and have recovered four stolen firearms. At least one additional arrest is expected. You need to login to...
Posted On 13 Dec 2017

Public’s assistance sought to identify W’burg bike thieves

Williamsburg Police are asking for the public’s help to locate three suspects involved in a recent theft case. About 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 10, three male suspects took a bicycle and two scooters from a residence located at 435 N. 10th Street. Police have released security camera...
Posted On 12 Dec 2017

W’burg police warn about rash of car break-ins; arrest one for receiving stolen property

Williamsburg police are encouraging local residents to lock their car doors and not leave items of value in plain view inside their vehicles following a rash of thefts from parked vehicles over the last two weeks. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login....
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Williamsburg Shop with a Cop accepts $1,000 in donations Thursday

Thanks to the efforts of a Corbin church, the South Union-Mt. Zion Baptist Association and VFW Post 3167 in Williamsburg, 10 more children will have a more special Christmas this holiday season. Southside Baptist Church in Corbin and the association presented the Williamsburg...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Update: Smith pleads not guilty in bank hit and run accident case

A Williamsburg man, who accidently drove his vehicle through the front door of a bank last Monday morning and then fled the scene on foot before police arrived, is now behind bars in the Whitley County Judicial Center. Edward D. Smith, 22, of 265 Rice Street, was apprehended...
Posted On 01 Dec 2017

Three arrested in connection with ‘weed wacker’ assault case

Three people are behind bars in connection with the assault of a man early Saturday morning that allegedly involved a weed wacker. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 29 Nov 2017

W’burg man crashes into bank then flees the scene

Williamsburg police are searching for a local man, who allegedly struck two vehicles and drove into a bank before fleeing the scene on foot Monday morning. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that Edward D. Smith, 22, of Rice Street, is facing 10 first-degree wanton...
Posted On 27 Nov 2017

Chase suspect’s bond raised for second time in one week

New details are slowly emerging about a Florida man, who lead numerous local police officers on a high-speed chase and allegedly shot at a police vehicle before he was shot and crashed his vehicle last Tuesday afternoon. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 22 Nov 2017

Florida man, who shot at W’burg police during vehicle chase Tuesday, has lengthy criminal history, court record shows

A Florida man, who lead numerous local police officers on a high-speed chase and allegedly shot at a police vehicle before being shot and crashing Tuesday afternoon, has a lengthy criminal record and had his bond raised significantly during his arraignment Thursday in Whitley...
Posted On 16 Nov 2017

Update: Police warn of stranger trying to lure children in Emlyn, Williamsburg

Williamsburg police and Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for parents to be especially vigilant following four recent incidents when a stranger tried to lure a child into a vehicle. Three of the incidents happened in Emlyn, and a fourth was reported Friday in...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017