Press Release

Whitley County Sheriff Dept.
Around 5 p.m. May 6, 2017, Deputy Jonas Saunders was dispatched to Bambi Court. There, a man was allegedly outside shooting a pistol into the air.
Dep. Saunders located the man inside a residence. No pistol was located, but Justin S. Seeley, 21, of Corbin, did have an active warrant for his arrest. While arresting Seeley, Dep. Saunders located brass knuckles in one of Seeley’s shorts pockets.
During transport, Dep. Saunders noticed that Seeley was acting suspicious in he back of the cruiser. Dep. Saunders stopped and questioned Seeley. Inside one of Seeley’s shoes were two small plastic bags containing what’s believed to be crystal methamphetamine.
Seeley was lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center and is charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance and carrying a concealed weapon. Lieutenant-Detective Derek Eubanks assisted.