Suspicious Person Complaint leads to Methamphetamine Seizure / Arrest in Clay County, Kentucky

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MANCHESTER, KY (November 19, 2021) - The Clay County Sheriff's Office is reporting that : On Friday, November 19, 2021 at approximately 1:45 P.M. Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson along with Chief Deputy Clifton Jones, Deputy Dewey Grubb and Deputy Kendric Smith arrested Shawn Gibson, 46 of North Highway 421.

The arrest occurred at the Beech Creek Apartments when Sheriff Robinson and Deputies received a complaint of a suspicious person at Beech Creek Apartments.

Upon arrival, contact was made and it was determined the subject was manifestly under the influence of intoxicants.


During the course of the investigation Officers seized:

  • Approximately an ounce of Methamphetamine
  • Narcotics
  • Scales
  • U.S. Currency

Shawn Gibson (right) was charged with:

• Public Intoxication of Controlled Substance (Excludes Alcohol)
• Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree
• Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine)

This individual was lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.

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

Photo of seized contraband from the Clay County Sheriff's Office.


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