Accident Investigation results in the Arrest of a Clay County, Kentucky Man

MANCHESTER, KY - Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson is reporting that on October 12, 2021 at approximately 1:50 A.M. Clay County Sheriff K9 Deputy Wes Brumley arrested Matthew Smith, 25 of Harris Hollow.

The arrest occurred on Littleton Road when Deputy Brumley went to assist Sgt. Jeff Couch with the Manchester City Police on a call in reference to a minor accident.

Upon arrival, K9 Deputy Brumley came into contact with the subject and noted a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the subject's person.

Through investigation it was determined that the subject was manifestly under the influence of alcohol.

Matthew Smith was charged with:

• Operating Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alc/Drugs/ETC.
• Serving Bench Warrant for Court

This individual was lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.

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

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