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Thefts of catalytic converters continues

Despite an arrest early Tuesday morning, local police say the theft of catalytic converters from vehicles across Whitley County is rampant. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

W’burg man charged with first-degree assault

A Williamsburg man was is facing one count of first-degree assault for allegedly hitting his brother with a jack handle early Thursday morning. Williamsburg Police arrested Gary Powers, 44, following an investigation into a fight complaint at a residence after finding Powers and...

W’burg man arrested for fleeing police, forging checks, identity theft

A Williamsburg man wanted on separate Whitley County arrest warrants charging him with attempting to pass a forged check and fleeing from police was arrested early Tuesday morning in Corbin. Williamsburg Police Officer Elijah Hunter took Justin L. Dodd, 32, into custody after...

Williamsburg Police use taser to take wanted man into custody

What began as an attempt by Williamsburg Police to serve several outstanding warrants early Saturday morning, ended with police tasing the suspect in order to take him custody. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login...

K-9 Vicko retires from service

After seven years on the job sniffing out and taking a bite out of crime, Williamsburg Police K-9 Vicko has retired. Vicko, who came to the department in 2013, has been partnered with Sgt. Eljiah Hunter since 2015. Hunter said Vicko was the first K-9 that he worked with. “To me,...

Williamsburg Police K-9 ‘Vicko’ retires

The Williamsburg Police Department recently announced the retirement of K-9 Vicko. Vicko began working at the department in early 2013. In conjunction with his handler, Sergeant Elijah Hunter, Vicko has been involved in the tracking of numerous criminal suspects and seizure of...

W’burg man accused of assaulting man with hammer, pointing gun at him Saturday

A fight complaint Saturday night in Williamsburg ended in an arrest for second-degree assault after Williamsburg Police say a hammer had become involved. James L. Mays, 25, is facing charges of second-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment in connection with the...

Traffic stop leads to arrest of W’burg man for possession of meth, marijuana

A traffic stop late Tuesday night in Williamsburg led to the arrest of a Williamsburg man for possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. Williamsburg Police Officer Dorman Patrick Jr., and Sgt. Elijah Hunter arrested Jared D. Leach, 20, on charges of first-degree possession of...

W’burg Police arrest two for burglary in Highland Park Monday night

Williamsburg Police arrested two people Monday night in connection with a burglary at a Highland Park residence. James R. Goins, 33, of Corbin, and Ashley Miller, 30, of Williamsburg, were arrested after officers responded to an empty residence on Burnett Street and found them...

Lincoln County man served with arrest warrant issued in connection with July 24 high-speed chase in Whitley County

It has taken local law enforcement approximately one week, but a Lincoln County man was arrested Thursday afternoon on charges stemming from a high-speed chase in Whitley County early on the morning of July 24. Jonathon M. Durham, 33, of Stanford, is facing charges of...