HAZARD, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man wanted in connection to a hit-and-run accident in Perry County was found Thursday hiding in a Christmas tree box in a home, according to the Perry County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies say they responded to a complaint at Coal Ridge Trailer Park and found 35-year old Thurman Sizemore, of Hazard. They say he was involved in a hit-and-run on Lost Creek Road.
Investigators say in addition to finding Sizemore, they also discovered packaged methamphetamines and approximately $2,400 in cash.
Sizemore was taken to the Kentucky River Regional Jail on charges of Trafficking Methamphetamine 1st degree, Resisting Arrest and numerous traffic violations connected to the hit-and-run accident, according to deputies.
Deputy Joseph Nantz and Sergeant Jessie Day found and arrested Sizemore.