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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...

Tennessee man arrested for trespassing in parked vehicle

Williamsburg Police arrested a Tennessee man Sunday morning after he was found trespassing in a vehicle parked along U.S. 25W. Officer Greg Rhoades and Trevor Teague arrested Timothy Lloyd, 45, of Crossville after responding to the complaint near Exit 15. Officers were called to...

Corbin man facing felony shoplifting charge involving ‘Magic’ playing cards

A Corbin man is facing a felony shoplifting charge after Williamsburg Police say he fled the Williamsburg Walmart with more than $500 worth of “Magic: The Gathering” playing cards Saturday afternoon. Shayne Carl, 30, was arrested Saturday afternoon after officers located him in a...

Whitley Co. deputies, Corbin Police, W’burg Police chase stolen car Friday morning

No charges have yet been filed, but Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating following a vehicle pursuit in Corbin early Friday morning that ended when the stolen vehicle crashed. According to Sheriff Todd Shelley, the pursuit began on Barton Mill Cutoff where Lt....

Williamsburg Police cite driver injured in Friday crash to court for DUI

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in a two-vehicle crash in Williamsburg late Friday night that resulted in one man begin airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Williamsburg Police were called to the scene at the intersection of West Ky. 92 and Interstate 75...

Williamsburg Police investigating arson at local motel

Williamsburg Police say arson is suspected in the case of a fire that damaged an exterior door at the Super 8 Motel Monday night. 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

Two men facing assault charges in connection with fight involving hammer

Williamsburg Police arrested two men on assault charges in connection with a fight involving a hammer Monday morning. Richard Fuston, 51, is facing one count of second-degree assault for allegedly striking Donald Neal, 51, with a hammer as the men fought at a residence on Savoy...