TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Local News

July 16, 2013

Police Roundup - July 16, 2013

CORBIN —

Times-Tribune Staff Report

Whitley County drug roundup continues

Two individuals wanted for drug trafficking in Whitley County were arrested Saturday and Monday, according to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell.

James Helton, a fugitive from the Whitley County Sheriff’s drug roundup, which was held on July 9, was arrested by Kentucky State Trooper Duane Foley on Saturday.

Helton was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance in relation to the drug roundup. Foley also charged Helton with additional charges and transported him to the Whitley County Detention Center.

A second arrest was made on Monday after Lloyd Darrell Siler, 58, of Willliamsburg, turned himself in to the sheriff’s department.

Siler was charged with second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, according to the sheriff’s report.

Williamsburg man arrested on drug charges

A Williamsburg man was arrested Saturday on multiple drug charges after law enforcement found cocaine and prescription medication in his home while serving an arrest warrant, according to the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department.

Whitley County K-9 Deputy Kirk Mays, Corbin Police Department K-9 Officer Steve Meadors and Corbin Police Patrolman A. Peace went to serve an arrest warrant on James M. Lee, 37, of Williamsburg, for first-degree trafficking of a controlled substance.

When officers found Lee inside his residence and took him into custody, they also found in plain view three small baggies with a white powdery substance lying on Lee’s bed, the arrest report said.

Lee reported the substance to be cocaine.

Also in plain view were two small pills identified as Oxycodone 30 mg, which is a schedule II narcotic, several hypodermic needles, spoons with powdery residue and several straws with a white powdery residue.

Lee was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance for the cocaine, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified), drug paraphernalia and prescription of controlled substance not in original container.

Lee was also served with the warrant for trafficking in a controlled substance and transported to the Whitley County Detention Center.

London man charged with assault

A London man was arrested Friday after allegedly assaulting another man with a set of brass knuckles, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.

Laurel County Sheriff’s Det. Jason Back arrested Stephen Eversole, 32, of London, without incident Friday afternoon around 12:30 p.m.

Eversole was arrested due to allegedly striking a person in the face with brass knuckles causing multiple breaks to the victim’s skull, and cutting his face, according to the sheriff’s report.

Eversole was charged with first-degree assault and intimidating a participant in the legal process.

Eversole was also wanted on an outstanding Laurel County warrant. He was transported to the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Assisting in the investigation were Lt. Chuck Johnson, Senior Sgt. Greg Poynter, Deputy James Sizemore and Deputy Dan Grigsby.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Cannon man indicted for rape

    By John L. Ross
    Staff Writer
    A Cannon man facing first-degree rape and other charges has now been indicted in this case.

    July 28, 2014

  • Knox grand jury indicts accused store burglar

    By John L. Ross
    Staff Writer
    A man facing several charges in connection with the burglary of Cope’s Market was indicted Friday in Knox County Circuit Court.

    July 28, 2014

  • Man accused of Woodbine shooting appears in court

    By John L. Ross
    Staff Writer
    A Woodbine man indicted for first-degree assault after allegedly shooting a man in the face appeared in Knox County Circuit Court Friday for a pre-trial conference.

    July 28, 2014

  • TODAY'S HEADLINES, July 28, 2014

    Cannon man indicted for rape: Charges include theft for reportedly taking the victim’s car

    Knox grand jury indicts accused store burglar

    Man accused of Woodbine shooting appears in court

    So Far, So Good: North Laurel Coach Chris Larkey pleased with the way his team is looking

    The Next Step: Jerry Herron's Williamsburg Yellow Jackets have high hopes of winning a state title

     

    July 28, 2014

  • 0726 thunderbolt for web.jpg Tales of the Thunderbolt

    The soft whistle of a flute floated through the room as audience members listened in awe to tales of the Thunderbolt people.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jaynes sentenced to 20 years for murder

    A hush swept across the Knox County Circuit courtroom Friday afternoon — all that was heard was the jangle of ankle shackles hitting the bare floor as convicted murderer Angela Jaynes approached the podium for her official sentencing hearing.

    July 27, 2014

  • Five people indicted for murder

    Five people arrested in connection with the May shooting death of 29-year-old Donald Mills were all officially charged with the murder on two separate indictments Friday in Knox County Circuit Court.

    July 27, 2014

  • Man in court for stealing from Bingham Tire

    A Pineville man charged with stealing more than $125,000 in inventory from Bingham Tire in Barbourville over a two-year period appeared Friday before Judge Gregory Lay in Knox County Circuit Court.

    July 27, 2014

  • POLICE ROUNDUP: Sheriff’s office searching for wanted London man

    A London man has found himself on the Laurel County Sheriff Department’s most wanted list, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root.
    Detective Billy Madden is searching for Jamie Elam, 34.

    July 27, 2014

  • 0725 Honor Guard FOR WEB.jpg Hundreds attend military funeral service for Dirk Shelton

    Whenever America needed him, Staff Sergeant Dirk Thomas Shelton always answered the call.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

Front page
Featured Ads
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

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