Wayne County, KY

Arrests Reported over the Weekend

Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron reports the following arrest. Tiffany A. Gladish of Monticello, Ky. was arrested for wanton endangerment-2nd degree and assault-4th degree. Gladish was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center. On Saturday, Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron reported the following arrests. James Kendrick of Monticello, Ky. was...

Four Injured in Two Accidents Sunday

A two-vehicle accident was reported on Highway 1275 North at 3:27 Sunday. One person was airlifted from the WC Airport for further treatment, another was taken to the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital by EMS. A two-vehicle accident occurred around 2:44 yesterday afternoon on Walnut Street, Wayne County EMS transported two...

McCreary County Woman Arrested following a Traffic Stop on Drug Charges

According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron, recent training attended by Deputies Derek Dennis and James Barnett on drug interdiction techniques has already paid off. On May 11, 2022, at approximately 6:04 pm Deputy Dennis was working drug interdiction on East Kentucky 90 when he observed a vehicle fitting the criteria of illegal drug transportation and the driver showing driving behaviors that alerted Deputy Dennis. Also, once stopping the vehicle for a traffic violation and while interviewing the driver she showed numerous glues of behavior which was taught in the training course ‘Interdiction Mastermind”. Deputy Dennis was able to recover and seize over 102 grams of crystal methamphetamine and a small amount of other illegal narcotics which was going to be delivered in Wayne County.

Two Arrested On Drug Related Charges

A man and woman who were wanted on warrants from an investigation under the Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit, were arrested in Cable County. Jared Webb now faces a charge of delivery of a controlled substance. He was also wanted for absconding parole. Bobbie Sue Clay was charged with...

Job Fair Yields Few Applicants

A local Job Fair was held Wednesday at the Aspire Center, according to those in attendance there were low numbers of individuals who came to get applications and meet with potential employers. Businesses such as Cobb, Trifecta, Teleworks, Wayne Co Hospital, and Wayne Co Schools were represented at the three-hour event.

RCMS Girls soccer falls to Wayne County

The Russell County Middle School Soccer Team fell to Wayne County in the middle school district championship last night by a score of 3-1. The Lady Lakers made it to the district championship with wins over Casey County last week and Meece Middle School on Monday.

Wayne County Man Who Shot His Mother Gives Interview from Jail

WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — In an exclusive interview with LEX 18 Tuesday, a man charged with shooting his mother on Mother’s Day admitted to the shooting and said he regretted the incident. Jacob Small, 22, spoke with LEX 18 from Wayne County Detention Center, where he...

Kentucky Humanities Presentation Coming up on the 23rd

“Join us at The Barn at McKinley Farms on May 23, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. for a special Kentucky Humanities Kentucky Chautauqua featuring Nancy Green portrayed by Debra Faulk. You won’t want to miss this chance to see history come to life! Please contact the Wayne County Extension Office at 606-348-8453 to register for the event. Registration is due NO LATER than May 18th.”

Sheriff Reports Three Arrests

Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron reports the following arrests. Ricky L. Gregory of Monticello, Ky. was arrested on a Wayne County Circuit Court Warrant of Arrest for failure to pay or show cause on the underlying charges of 2 counts of criminal mischief-1st degree, possession of a controlled substance-1st degree (opiates), disorderly conduct-2nd degree, 2 counts of terroristic threatening-3rd degree and assault-4th degree.

Kentucky Mother Shot on Mother’s Day by Son

Kentucky Mother Shot on Mother’s Day by SonScreenshot. A man in Kentucky was arrested and charged with shooting his own mom on Mother’s Day. Jacob Small reportedly got into a fight with his mother, Amber Powell, in Wayne County over an Xbox controller that he had gotten her for Mother’s Day.

Kentucky man, 22, shoots his mom on Mother's Day after dispute over gift, sheriff says

A Kentucky man shot his own mother on Mother’s Day after they got into an argument over an Xbox controller that he gifted her, authorities said. Jacob Small, 22, of Monticello, was waiting for deputies at a neighbor’s house after his mother was rushed to the Wayne County Hospital with a gunshot wound, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. The incident happened on Grayer Ridge Road in the Susie Community.

Kentucky Man Allegedly Shot His Mom on Mother’s Day After Arguing About Xbox Controller

A Kentucky man is in police custody after authorities say he shot his mom on Mother’s Day with a 22-caliber rifle. As disclosed in a news release provided by Sheriff Tim Catron of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Monticello’s Jacob R. Small was arrested and charged with attempted murder, domestic violence and second-degree criminal mischief. Officials say the 22-year-old opened fire on his mother and another woman while they were leaving their residence on Grayer Ridge Road.
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Kentucky man, 22, shoots mom after dispute over Xbox controller on Mother’s Day, officials say

A Kentucky man has been arrested after shooting his mother on Mother’s Day following a dispute over an Xbox controller gift, officials say. Jacob R. Small, of Monticello, was charged with attempted murder —domestic violence, first-degree assault — domestic violence, and second-degree criminal mischief, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Two WC Deputies Complete Interdiction Training

According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron two Wayne County Deputies James Barnett and Derek Dennis attended the Street Cop “Interdiction Mastermind” training seminar in Gallatin, Tennessee on Friday, May 6, 2022. This seminar instructed Deputies Barnett and Dennis in numerous techniques for being effective while working drug interdiction including the traffic stops themselves, looking for deceptive behaviors, how to recognize criminal enterprises, the body language of criminals, and language to be used by Deputies in this type of environment.

Kentucky State Police Post 11 To Honor Fallen Troopers

On Monday May 16, and Tuesday May 17, 2022 at 9:30 am, Kentucky State Police Post 11 will be placing a wreaths at the grave sites of Trooper Elmer Mobley JR., and Trooper John Hutchinson, to honor their service to the Commonwealth. Trooper John Hutchinson will be on May 16th and Trooper Elmer Mobley will be on the 17th.

Man Arrested After Shooting His Mom On Mother’s Day

A Southern Kentucky man is now facing charges after he allegedly shot his own mother on Mother’s Day. Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Officials say they received a call relaying that someone had been shot and were en-route to the Wayne County Hospital in Monticello. A second message was...