DUI arrest on South Highway 421 / Clay County

Justing Bates

Clay County, Ky. (December 1, 2019) - Sheriff Patrick Robinson is reporting that on December 1, 2019 at approximately 1:00 AM Clay County Sheriff Deputy Wes Brumley along with CSO Derick Carr arrested Justin Bates, 38 of Highway 149.

The arrest occurred when Deputy Brumley conducted a traffic stop for vehicle infractions on South Highway 421.

Upon contact with the driver, a strong odor of alcoholic beverage was emitting from the subject. Through investigation it was determined the subject was under in the influence of alcohol. 

Justin Bates was charged with:

• Operating Motor vehicle under the influence of ALC/DRUGS/ETC
• Rear License not Illuminated
• Reckless Driving

The photo attached is courtesy of Clay County Detention Center.

Assisting at the scene was Clay County Sheriff K9 Deputy Brandon Edwards and Manchester City Police K9 Officer Ryan Jackson. 


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