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Deputies recover two stolen vehicles over two days

Over the course of two days, Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies recently recovered two stolen vehicles in a pair of unrelated cases and arrested three people. On Oct. 16, Deputy James Tabor responded to the northbound I-75 rest area to investigate a complaint that a man was...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016

Deputy seizes cocaine, meth during recent traffic stops

Over the course of two days, a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy seized cocaine and meth in connection with two separate traffic stops in southern Whitley County near the state line. About 5 p.m. on Oct. 3, Deputy Jonas Saunders was patrolling in southern Whitley County when...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016

Corbin woman wanted in three cases runs from deputy

A Corbin woman allegedly lead a Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy on a foot chase early Saturday morning in the Maple Creek community. Deputy Brian Hensley responded to a Maple Creek Road home about 4:25 a.m. to investigate a complaint that a man and woman were inside a...
Posted On 05 Oct 2016

Whitley deputies find Woodbine man with needle full of meth

A Woodbine man was arrested on drug related charges after deputies reported finding a needle loaded with methamphetamine on his person Saturday. According to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell, Deputy Brian Hensley arrested 43-year-old Sammy D. Harrell outside a wooded area on...

Georgia fugitive arrested after Whitley Co. wreck

A wreck in southern Whitley County Wednesday afternoon resulted in the arrest of a Georgia fugitive. When Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Cody Harrell responded to a wreck at the intersection of Hwy. 1804 and US25W Wednesday, he asked the driver of a Chevrolet Monte Carlo for his...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016

Sheriff’s deputies, constable awarded Medal of Honor

Two Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies and a Whitley County constable were awarded the Medal of Honor from the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association Friday evening. The Medal of Honor is the highest form of recognition awarded by the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association. It...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Tips requested after recovery of stolen tractor, utility trailer

Whitley County sheriff’s deputies have recovered a stolen tractor and utility trailer that were reported stolen recently from Tennessee. About 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 13, the sheriff’s department received an anonymous tip that a stolen John Deere tractor could be located in a...
Posted On 15 Sep 2016

Deputy finds meth lab at Emlyn home

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies discovered an active one-step methamphetamine lab at an Emlyn residence late Saturday afternoon. About 5 p.m., Deputy Jonas Saunders went to the US25W South residence about four miles south of Williamsburg after getting an anonymous tip...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016