Drug Trafficking Arrest in Clay County, Kentucky


MANCHESTER, KY - Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson is reporting that on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at approximately 12:21 PM, Clay County Sheriff K-9 Deputy Wes Brumley arrested Arlie Patrick, 39 of South Highway 421.

The arrest occurred after Deputy Brumley came into contact with the subject on a traffic stop for infractions.

Upon approach, Deputy Brumley noted a smell of Marijuana emitting from the vehicle and while speaking to Mr. Patrick, noticed a blue container on the ground that wasn’t there during the initial contact made with the subject.

Inside the container were several baggies of a crystalline white substance as well as two baggies of different pills. The subject was placed under arrest without incident.

Arlie Patrick was charged with:

• Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st offense (< 2 GMS Methamphetamine)
• Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree- Drug Unspecified
• Possession Controlled Substance 3rd Degree- Drug Unspecified
• Drug Paraphernalia Buy/Possess

This individual was transported to and lodged in the Clay County Detention Center where as of Tuesday, December 27, 2022 is still incarcerated there.

Photo of the accused is courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center.


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