Sheriff: Homeowners hold man at gunpoint in Clay County


CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says a man was held at gunpoint by homeowners who caught him breaking into a building on their property Sunday.

The homeowners called authorities around 8 p.m. about a burglary. The sheriff says the homeowners caught 34-year-old Johnathan Sizemore burglarizing an outbuilding on their property on Paces Creek Road and held him at gunpoint until deputies arrived.

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The sheriff’s office says Sizemore showed signs of being intoxicated and later admitted to taking methamphetamine.

Sizemore was arrested and charged with burglary and public intoxication.