TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Local News

November 28, 2012

Police Roundup -Nov. 28, 2012

CORBIN — Times-Tribune Staff Report

W’burg pair charged in burglaries

A Whitley County grand jury will hear evidence concerning two people suspected in burglarizing the First Deliverance Church in Williamsburg.

On Monday Williamsburg Police Detective Bobby Freeman and Officer Jim Pool arrested Karen L. Dople, 35, and Mark David Wyatt, 27, both of Williamsburg.

The duo faces two counts each of third-degree burglary in connection with two separate break-ins at the church. On Nov. 12, the suspects forced open the front door and stole a Peavey amplifier valued at $400.

On Nov. 24 the suspects returned, this time breaking out a side window to gain entry. In this burglary, two Peavey monitor speakers were stolen, valued at $400.

Further investigation revealed the stolen items were pawned for $175 at a Corbin pawn shop.

All stolen property was returned to the church.

Deputy Chief Jason Caddell assisted in the arrests.

Deputies arrest roundup suspects

Laurel County Sheriff’s Detective Jason Back and a Deputy U.S. Marshal arrested Davan Smith, 34, of London Monday.

Smith was one suspect sought after last week’s drug roundup in Laurel County.

She was jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center facing charges of first-degree trafficking a controlled substance (methamphetamines), first offense.

Also arrested was Travis McQueen, 39, of London. He was also jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Facility facing charges of giving an officer a false name. According to Sheriff John Root, McQueen was at a residence where deputies were conducting an investigation, and upon being questioned gave deputies his brother’s name and social security number to avoid being arrested.

Root says more arrests are coming.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • 10 arrested for drugs after investigation

    Ten people were arrested Thursday following a three-month investigation of illegal drug activity, according to Kentucky State Police Post 11 —  London Public Affairs Officer Trooper Lloyd Cochran.

    April 18, 2014

  • Jury trial May 14 for man in murder case

    A man facing murder charges after the December 2012 beating death of a Corinth Community man appeared in Whitley County Circuit Court Thursday.

    April 18, 2014

  • Police Roundup - April 18, 2014

    Two parents were charged with child endangerment early Thursday after they walked to Wal-Mart in North Corbin with a toddler, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

    April 18, 2014

  • Council members approve budget amendment

    Barbourville City Council members held the second reading of a budget amendment during a special-called meeting Thursday — with no one there to hear it.

    April 18, 2014

  • London-Laurel Tourism Commission budget approved

    The 2014-2015 budget for the London-Laurel County Tourism Commission was approved at Tuesday’s meeting, according to Co-Director Kim Collier.

    April 18, 2014

  • London-Laurel Chamber holds monthly meeting

    The London-Laurel County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting Thursday afternoon at the Jackson Energy Cooperative Community Room.

    April 18, 2014

  • Budget amendment gets first read

    Barbourville City Council members held the first reading of a budget amendment during a special-called meeting Wednesday.

    April 17, 2014

  • Community garden meeting coming April 25

    Some folks in Knox County are looking at bringing some green space to Barbourville, and they need some help. But first, they’ll have an informational meeting on the community garden project next Friday, April 25.

    April 17, 2014

  • Crash on Wyan Road seriously injures two

    Two men remain in a Lexington hospital with serious injuries Wednesday, after they were involved in a one-car crash west of London Tuesday evening.

    April 17, 2014

  • Public meeting at Goldbug Vol. Fire and Rescue Dept.

    A public meeting is slated for 8 p.m. tonight at Goldbug Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, located at 869 Highway 26, Williamsburg.

    April 17, 2014

Front page
Featured Ads
AP Video
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter