Drugs, smashed cars, burglary keep deputies busy

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Cars damaged in Clay County accident/Clay County Sheriff Fascebook

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Drug and burglary arrests, fleeing suspects and the regular

Jason Gray/Clay County Detention

traffic have kept Clay County Sheriff’s deputies busy in the last 36

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Drugs confiscated from Boyd’s car according to deputies/Clay County Sheriff’s Facebook

hours.

At about 1 a.m. Wednesday, 45-year-old Jason Gray, of Chop Bottom Road, was charged with first- and third-degree drug trafficking and other offenses following a traffic stop, according to Sheriff Patrick Robinson.

Deputy Wes Brumley received information concerning a possible drug transaction and stopped a suspected car and recovered a variety of prescriptions and other drugs in vials, according to the Sheriff’s Facebook post.

Assisting at the scene was Manchester City Police Sgt. Taye Napier and Manchester City Police Detective Gary Jordan.

In an unrelated case at about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, Travis Sullivan, 23, of Waddy,

Alexius Sizemoere, 19, of Coal Hollow, and William Coty Abner, 29, of Morgan Branch, were arrested in connection with a hit and run accident at Dirt Road Auto Sales on Highway 421 North.

Deputies responded to the accident and found the three walking along the road. Deputies determined the driver of the vehicle in which the three were riding smashed into cars at the car lot and they got out and left, according to the sheriff’s Facebook post.

Deputies say they recovered drugs and drug paraphernalia from Sizemore.

According to the sheriff, the charges included:

Travis Sullivan/Clay County Detention

Travis Sullivan, 23:
• Operating Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of ALC/DRUGS/ETC.
• Leaving the scene of an Accident Failure to Render Aid

Alexius Sizemore, 19:
• Public Intoxication of Controlled Substance (Excludes Alcohol)
• Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Drug Unspecified)
• Drug Paraphernalia Buy/Possess
• Leaving the scene of an Accident Failure to Render Aid

Alexius Sizemore/Clay County Detention
William Coty Abner/Clay County Sheriff

William Coty Abner, 29:
• Leaving the Scene of an Accident Failure to Render Aid

Deputy Paul Michael Whitehead along with Chief Deputy Clifton Jones, CSO Supervisor Dewey Grubb, CSO Deputy Darrell Goins, CSO Deputy Shawn Curry and Public Affairs Officer Trent Baker were involved in the case, according to the sheriff.

In another case, 31-year-old Donny Byrd, of Woodbine Drive, was arrested on theft and

Donnie Byrd/Clay County Sheriff

burglary charges in connection with thefts from homes on Highway 421 North, according to the sheriff’s Facebook post.

Byrd also was wanted in Jackson and Laurel counties, according to the sheriff.

Deputy Paul Michael Whitehead along with CSO Supervisor Dewey Grubb, CSO Deputy Shawn Curry and CSO Deputy Darrell Goins were involved in the case.