Complaint Leads Clay Deputies To Narcotics, Counterfeit Money & Stolen Property

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Clay County, Ky. (December 1, 2019) - Sheriff Patrick Robinson is reporting that on November 30, 2019 at approximately 11:00 PM Clay County Sheriff Deputy Wes Brumley along with CSO Derick Carr arrested John Wayne Smith, 52 of Saplin Fork Road.

The arrest occurred when Deputy Brumley received a complaint of a male subject passed out inside a vehicle on Saplin Fork Road.

Upon making contact with the subject, the above began to refuse verbal commands.

The subject became combative towards deputies on scene, after a brief struggle the subject was placed under arrest without further incident.

Upon search Deputies located a baggie of assorted narcotics, counterfeit U.S. Currency and stolen watches.

John Wayne Smith was charged with:

• Public Intoxication of Controlled Substance (Excludes Alcohol)
• Resisting Arrest
• Menacing
• Possession of a Controlled Substance
• Possession of a Forged Instrument
• Theft by Unlawful Taking

The photos attached is courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center and Deputy Brumley.


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