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Ohio man arrested for DUI in stolen pick-up truck

Williamsburg police arrested an Ohio man for allegedly driving while under the influence in a stolen pick-up truck on April 4. About 7:37 p.m., Williamsburg Police Detective David Rowe, Lt. Brandon White and Officer Jason Willia ms responded to Pilot Travel Center to investigate...
Posted On 12 Apr 2020

W’burg police Taser suspect while investigating disturbance complaint

A disturbance complaint early Sunday morning about a man allegedly trying to break into a residence led to a Williamsburg man being Tasered and arrested on multiple charges. Tommy Powers is facing multiple offenses, including drug charges. About 2:33 a.m., Williamsburg Police...
Posted On 09 Apr 2020

W’burg police cite two Tennessee residents for trying to pass counterfeit $100 bill

Williamsburg police cited two Oneida, Tennessee, residents to court after the pair allegedly tried to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at a local fast food restaurant. On April 3, Williamsburg police received a complaint that Adara Rosser and Caleb Bell were at Burger King and had...
Posted On 08 Apr 2020
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Whitley County first responders get share of previously hoarded goods

First responders in Whitley and Laurel counties received some much-needed free medical supplies Friday in the form of items, such as hand sanitizer, medical masks, gloves, thermometers, goggles and disinfectant wipes. The items were indirectly courtesy of a pair of Tennessee...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020

W’burg police arrest Illinois woman for felony shoplifting

An Illinois woman is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $7,500 cash bond, after being arrested Sunday afternoon for felony shoplifting in Williamsburg. Whitley District Judge Fred White entered a not guilty plea Monday for Latoya N. French, 38, of Park...
Posted On 05 Mar 2020

W’burg police seized suspected heroin at local motel

Williamsburg police seized suspected heroin and arrested two people inside a Williamsburg motel room early Thursday morning. About 1:20 a.m., Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor was on patrol behind the Super 8 motel when he observed an open door that was unattended at room...
Posted On 12 Feb 2020

W’burg police arrest London man for DUI on bicycle

Williamsburg police arrested a London man early Tuesday morning for allegedly driving under the influence and fleeing or evading police while on a bicycle. The incident happened about 12:50 a.m. about one mile north of Williamsburg. Williamsburg Police Officer Justin Taylor...
Posted On 06 Feb 2020

SUV flips over during I-75 crash; driver leaves scene before police arrive

  A Tennessee SUV flipped onto its top during an I-75 accident that also involved two semis near the state line Tuesday morning in Whitley County with the driver of the SUV leaving the scene on foot before police arrived. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today,...
Posted On 29 Jan 2020

W’burg man accused of breaking into unoccupied apartment

A Williamsburg man is facing burglary and drug charges after being found inside a Williamsburg apartment early Monday morning that was supposed to be empty. Williamsburg Police Officer Johnny Fulton arrested Derrick Otis Taylor, 50, and charged him with second-degree burglary,...
Posted On 23 Jan 2020

W’burg police adding new K-9 in 2020

Williamsburg Police Department K-9 units had a busy year in 2019 with 38 tracks most of which were for criminals, and over 79 drug finds from searches, Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird told the Williamsburg City Council during its monthly meeting Monday. The police department...
Posted On 22 Jan 2020