Complaint leads to arrest on Highway 80 in Clay County, Ky. of a woman wanted on Warrant of Arrest

MANCHESTER, KY (September, 21, 2020) - Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson is reporting that on September 17, 2020 at approximately 9:40 PM Clay County Sheriff Deputy Kendric Smith and Deputy Jared Smith arrested Bessie Hatfield, 41 of Tri County Road.

The arrest occurred on Highway 80 when Deputies received a complaint of a female subject trespassing at a business and refusing to leave.

Upon arrival, the above mentioned subject fled the scene and after a brief foot pursuit the female subject was located hiding under an abandoned mobile home.

The above mentioned subject also had a warrant for her arrest for a possible theft of motor vehicle. 

Bessie Hatfield was charged with:

• Criminal Trespassing 1st Degree
• Fleeing or Evading Police (On Foot)
• Serving Warrant of Arrest (Laurel County)

The photo attached is courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center.


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