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Shop with a Cop takes 145 kids Christmas shopping

Thanks to a big assist from Pizza Hut, Williamsburg police were able to take about 145 children on $100 shopping sprees at Wal-Mart Thursday night as part of the Williamsburg Police Department’s 12th Annual Shop with a Cop event. “It is the most rewarding thing that...
Posted On 22 Dec 2016

White receives 2016 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Award

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) honored 205 law enforcement officers from 175 agencies across the Commonwealth, including one Williamsburg police officer, on Dec. 13 for their efforts to target impaired drivers. The 2016 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Confidential informant tip leads to meth bust

Williamsburg police seized a crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine and a gun while executing a search warrant late Sunday evening. Williamsburg Police Sgt. Brandon White arrested Gregory D. Sokira, 46, of 229 Rains Street, about 12:04 a.m. Monday charging him with...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

Corbin woman arrested with fake urine

A Corbin woman is behind bars after allegedly showing up at the probation office with a bottle of fake urine. About 10:35 p.m. on Oct. 5, Williamsburg Police Detective Bobby Freeman charged Samantha Jo Petrey, also known as Samantha Jo Lawson, 27, of Corbin, with tampering with...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016

W’burg woman found with meth during traffic stop

Williamsburg police found suspected methamphetamine on Felicia Blakley during a recent traffic stop. A Williamsburg woman, who has been indicted twice this year on methamphetamine-related charges, was arrested Thursday evening on another methamphetamine-related offense. You need...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016

Cops N Rodders car show set for Saturday

If you have an antique or unique looking vehicle and you want to help raise money for the Williamsburg Police Department Shop with a Cop program, then you might want to come down to the Kentucky Splash Waterpark Saturday for Cops N Rodders car motorcycle and tractor show....
Posted On 12 Oct 2016

Update: Vehicle pursuit leads to attempted murder charges

A Williamsburg man is facing multiple counts of criminal attempt to commit murder of police officers and others following a vehicle pursuit last Wednesday afternoon in the Canadatown community that involved an officer discharging his firearm. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird...
Posted On 06 Oct 2016

Self-defense class being offered to W’burg students

Female Williamsburg High School students will soon be getting a lesson in self-defense. The Williamsburg Police Department plans to start offering Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) system, training first seniors at Williamsburg and then hopefully to other high school students as...
Posted On 14 Sep 2016