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Seven accused of taking part in latest jail contraband ring

Would you injure yourself or let someone injure you just so you could get drugs? According to Williamsburg police, this is what about half a dozen current or former Whitley County Detention Center inmates are accused of conspiring to do, but one inmate got hurt far worse than...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017

W’burg mother arrested for endangering the welfare of a minor

A Williamsburg mother, whose four-year-old son was found wondering alone off US25W last Wednesday afternoon, was arrested for endangering the welfare of a minor. Williamsburg Police Detective Bobby Freeman said this was the third time this year that the child has been found...
Posted On 18 May 2017

Two remained jailed after police pursuit

A Williamsburg man remains in jail in lieu of a $25,000 cash bond after allegedly leading police on a vehicle pursuit in a stolen car last week that he allegedly drove onto a sidewalk where he nearly hit a pedestrian, according to police. “This was the wildest vehicle pursu...
Posted On 03 May 2017

Lovitt charged with two felonies after alleged incident with gun

A Williamsburg man was charged with two felonies and one misdemeanor offense following an incident at his home Saturday afternoon that involved a gun. Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White arrested Roger Dale Lovitt Jr., 48, of 506 Moore Road, at 4:35 p.m. and charged him with...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017

W’burg man allegedly intoxicated when he struck deputy’s police cruiser, one other car

A Williamsburg man was allegedly driving while intoxicated when he sideswiped two cars Friday afternoon, including one Whitley County Sheriff’s Department police cruiser. Suffice it to say, he is facing criminal charges. Fortunately no one was injured. Williamsburg Police Sgt....
Posted On 08 Apr 2017

Three-year-old banged up after being hit by car Thursday evening

If the driver had been going much faster, a three-year-old Williamsburg girl might not be alive after being hit by a vehicle Thursday evening on Cemetery Road. “I am glad the kid is OK. It could have been a whole lot worse,” said Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird. The accident...
Posted On 31 Mar 2017

W’burg police seize crystal meth during traffic stop

Williamsburg police seized methamphetamine and various pills following a traffic stop Thursday evening on Cemetery Road. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 30 Mar 2017

Six arrested in jail contraband conspiracy case

Four Whitley County jail inmates, one inmate’s mother and another’s girlfriend are all facing drug trafficking and promoting contraband charges after deputy jailers found an extremely potent form of crystal methamphetamine, which is also known as “ice,” hidden in a package of...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017

While investigating drug complaint, police intercept drug delivery

Michael Moses is charged with drug trafficking. A homeless Williamsburg man has a temporary home in the Whitley County Detention Center for what is likely at least one week and perhaps longer. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

W’burg police say local man dropped wallet when he stole truck

The wallet and identification of a Williamsburg man was recovered early Sunday morning from the spot where he allegedly stole a pick-up truck, according to the man’s arrest citation. Elvin Lee Blakley, 51, of Highway 26, was arrested about 8 a.m. Sunday at a residence on Tackett...
Posted On 15 Mar 2017