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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

Registered sex offender pleads guilty to indecent exposure

A registered sex offender will find out on Nov. 6 what his punishment is for exposing himself to a woman in Williamsburg. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 25 Oct 2017

Update: W’burg police seize one pound of crystal methamphetamine “ice” from motel room

Williamsburg police discovered a pound of crystal methamphetamine, marijuana and suspected Ecstasy pills inside a motel room early Sunday morning, and have arrested two people in connection with the case. Chief Wayne Bird estimated that the crystal methamphetamine, which is also...
Posted On 23 Oct 2017

Increased speeding enforcement has decreased accidents, Caddell tells W’burg Kiwanis Club

At one point, Williamsburg was having almost 400 vehicle accidents a year. “The average speed limit is 35 mph. You should not have that,” noted Williamsburg Assistant Police Chief Jason Caddell. So far Williamsburg police have worked 50 fewer accidents this year than at this...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017

Tristan Hall arrested for shoplifting, but denies allegations

Tristan Hall A local man, who previously had charges related to criminal solicitation to commit murder, making a fraudulent insurance claim and intimidating a participant in the legal process all dismissed, and who unsuccessfully tried to sue the prosecutors and several others...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017