Two men arrested for drunken theft of ATV

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Dewey Smith and Jerry Collins

CLAY Co. Ky, (WTVQ) — According to Sheriff Kevin Johnson of the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, two men were arrested in the early morning hours of Octorber 3.

Around 4 a.m., Deputy Havicus was dispatched to a complaint about a stolen ATV from D&J Pawn Shop in the Garrard Community. After receiving a tip that the thief(s) had headed up Highway 11, Deputy Havicus found 25 year old Dewey Smith and 47 year old Jerry Collins pushing a black Suzuki ATV, with another ATV.

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The deputy said both subjects had strong odors of alcohol when he found them, and were unsteady on their feet.

Dewey Smith and Jerry Collins were arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, as well as the theft of farm equipment valued $500-$10,000. The two were lodged in the Clay co. Detention Center.