Deputies in Southeast Kentucky Dispatched to Complaint of a Suspicious Male Discover 63 Year-old Man with Drugs

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Manchester, KY (January 5, 2021) - Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson is reporting that on January 03, 2021at approximately 11:00 AM Clay County Chief Deputy Clifton Jones along with K9 Deputy Brumley arrested Barry Ruth, 63 of Paul Road.

The arrest occurred on Gold Leaf Road when Deputies were dispatched to a complaint of a suspicious male subject.

Upon arrival, Deputies made contact with the above mentioned subject that showed severe signs of intoxication.

It was discovered that in the subject’s possession, Deputies located:

  • Marijuana
  • Suspected Methamphetamine
  • Pipes

Barry Ruth was charged with:

• Resisting Arrest
• Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense
• Drug Paraphernalia Buy/Possess
• Possession of Marijuana
• Public Intoxication of Controlled Substance (Excludes Alcohol)

The photos attached are courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center and Chief Deputy Jones.


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