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Stolen gun report inadvertently leads police to meth

A report about a stolen gun early Saturday morning led authorities to the discovery of methamphetamine at a Williamsburg motel Sunday morning. About 3 a.m. Saturday, Whitley County Sheriff’s K-9 Deputy Brian Hensley responded to a report of a stolen handgun at a south US25W...
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

‘I had a gun in my hand. It went off,’ Creekmore told 911

Williamsburg police are going to leave it up to a Whitley County Grand Jury to decide whether to file criminal charges in connection with a Jan. 12 shooting that took place at a Mt. Morgan home. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that the victim, Natasha R. Archer, 31, has...
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Grubb was out on bond when arrested for passing counterfeit bills

A Williamsburg man had only been out of jail for 11 days on bond in another case when he allegedly passed counterfeit bills at multiple businesses on Jan. 19. Williamsburg Police Officer David Rowe arrested Donnie Eric Grubb, 35, of 6495 North US25W, about 4:48 p.m. Thursday...
Posted On 25 Jan 2017

Ex-London PD Chief, who had EPO dismissed, now serving EPO’s for W’burg PD

A former London Police Chief, who resigned in 2014 after an ex-girlfriend took out an Emergency Protective Order (EPO) against him, which was later dismissed, is the Williamsburg Police Department’s new officer in charge of serving Emergency Protective Orders. You need to...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017

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