Clay County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Clay County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 12 S Water St, Liberty, 64068 MO
  • Chief:
Phone: 662-494-2896
Fax: (662) 494-4034

Clay County Sheriff's Office is located at 12 S Water St, Liberty, 64068 MO. The Clay County Sheriff's Office phone number is 662-494-2896.

Clay County Sheriff's Office News

The Clay County Sheriffs Office is looking to hire Certified Police Officer. Applicant must be a graduate of the Department of Criminal Justice Training. Applications available for pick up Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Clay County Sheriffs Office is looking to hire Certified Court Security Officers. Applicant must be a graduate of the Department of Criminal Justice Training. Applications available for pick up Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

*****MISSING PERSON*****MISSING PERSON***** DAVID TAYLOR 38 OF MANCHESTER, HAS BEEN MISSING SINCE WEDNESDAY JULY 11 AFTER LEAVING WORK FROM THE LAUREL COOKIE FACTORY AROUND 1:30 P.M. LAST SEEN DRIVING A 2010 TOYOTA TUNDRA (BURGUNDY / MAROON) IN COLOR. ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION PLEASE CALL CLAY COUNTY DISPATCH AT 606-598-8411 EXT 1

WANTED: The Clay County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating this man. Charles Ray is wanted for several burglaries and thefts across the Onieda area in Clay County. He is 42 years old, 5' 7", 160lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes. We ask that anyone who sees this man or knows of his whereabouts please call us at (606) 598-3471 or Clay County 911 at (606) 598-8411 EXT 4.

Sheriff Kevin Johnson would like to thank all the businesses and individuals that were so kind to give donations for the Shop With The Sheriff program; without you, we could not have the program. We treated the kids to pizza and cupcakes before going to Walmart and each child was given $100 to spend on toys and clothing. We really try to make this a very special night for each child. So once again, Thank You !!! Sheriff, Kevin Johnson

Sheriff Kevin Johnson along with the Clay Co. Sheriff's Office would like to take this oppurtunity to thank Wal-mart Manager Jared Elkins of Manchester Walmart for the cake they brought us today. We would also like to thank them for all they do for us and our community. So thank you and all the Manchester Wal-Mart employees. Thank You, Sheriff Kevin Johnson

Sheriff Kevin Johnson reports three arrest made on 11/30/2015 on Greasy Road approximately 2 miles West of Manchester. The arrest occurred after Deputy Taye Napier went to a residence on Greasy Road to check on Bobby Sizemore, who is a home incarceration participant. Deputy Taye Napier was accompanied at the scene by Kentucky State Police who were seeking Jamie Sizemore, the brother of Bobby Sizemore, on a separate complaint. Upon arrival and knocking on the door the officers could hear a loud noise, sounding like someone running in the house as if someone were trying to hide something or run to a window or a door. A short time later, two females opened the door. The Officer's then asked where Bobby Sizemore was and they advised he was inside the house. The officer's spoke with the property owner (Vida Vallance), Ms. Vallance stated that there was firearms present inside the residence, and that they were welcome to come inside. There were several hand guns and Long rifles located in the master bedroom of the residence. Upon entering the residence Tpr. Jarrod Smith, and Tpr. Jake Roberts made there way to the master bath where Jamie Sizemore was said to be. Deputy Taye Napier proceeded to make way to the other bathroom, to which Mr. Bobby Sizemore was located. After Further investigation Tpr. Roberts located Methamphetamine and marijuana in the bathroom, that Mr. Jamie Sizemore was found to be in. After further investigation , Bill Arnold who was visiting the residence, stated that he had marijuana in his possession, he then produced a clear plastic bag of suspected marijuana, also found was a black bag which Mr. Arnold claimed to be his, a mason Jar containing marijuana. Billy Arnold age 59 was arrested and charged with Traff In Cont Sub, 1st Degree, 1st Off-(> Or = 2 GMS Methamphetamine). Jamie Sizemore age 27 was arrested and Charged with Possession of Firearm By Convicted Felon, Poss Cont Sub 1st Degree, 1st Off (methamphetamine), also Tampering with physical Evidence. Bobbie Sizemore was lodged for a bond revocation from a prior charge. All three subjects were lodged into the Clay Co. Detention Center for their charges. The views expressed in comments on the Clay County Sheriff Office Facebook page are those of the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of comments are not guaranteed and do not represent views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff Office. Photo's courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center and Deputy Taye Napier.

Sheriff Kevin Johnson reports two arrest made in the early morning hours of 11/14/2015 on Upper Rader Rd off of Highway 638. The arrest were made after Deputies Jeremy Gabbard, and Jeff Kelsey received a complaint of a male subject holding two females against their will in a residence, and were also advised that shots were fired. Upon arriving to the scene the deputies observed the front door of the residence was standing open, when they shined their flashlight inside a male subject came to the door with what appeared to be an Assault Rifle in his hand. After the deputies drawed their weapons and Announced theirselves, he ran back into the residence. A short time later the male and a female exited the residence and were quickly apprehended. Upon entering the residence the deputies located another female and also a one-step meth lab on the kitchen table along with other meth precursors. Sheriff Kevin Johnson was called to the scene to take down and properly dispose of the of the lab. Deputy Gabbard later located a SKS assault rifle laying behind the open back door of the residence. Ray Rawlings age 52 was arrested and charged with (Manufacturing Methamphetamine, 1st off), 2 counts of (Unlawful Imprisonment, 1st Deg), (Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor-1st Deg), (Possession of a Firearm by convicted felon), and also (Wanton Endangerment- 1st Deg) and was lodged into the Clay County Detention Center. Amanda Leger age 33 of Manchester was also arrested for two active benchwarrants for her arrest. The views expressed in comments on the Clay County Sheriff's Office Facebook page are those of the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of the comments are not guaranteed and do not represent the views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff's Office. Photo's courtesy of the Clay Co. Detention Center

Sheriff Kevin Johnson reports a arrest made in the evening hours on 11/06/2015 on Paw Paw road approximately 4 miles East of Manchester. The arrest occurred after Deputy Taye Napier along with Trooper Jarrod Smith were going to Paw Paw road in reference to a warrant on Eugene "Corky" Price. When the officers approached the residence where Mr. Price was believed to be staying, they observed a Red S-10 sitting at the end of the driveway. Mr. Price was in the driver seat with the driver's door opened speaking to a man who was believed to be a relative. The officers then asked Mr. Price if they could search the vehicle in reference to drugs or guns, he then agreed. Upon searching the vehicle Deputy Napier noticed a hand gun in the passenger floor board. After securing the weapon, Trooper Jarrod Smith observed a clear plastic bag containing individually packaged small clear plastic bags, containing a crystal substance believed to be methamphetamine, under the passenger side of the vehicle. Eugene "Corky" Price was arrested for Possession of firearm by convicted felon, Traff In Cont Sub, 1st Degree, 1st Off -(> or = 2 GMS METHAMPHETAMINE), Poss Cont Sub, 1st Degree, 2nd Offense (METHAMPHETAMINE), Serving Warrant (For other police agency) and lodged into the Clay Co. Detention Center. The views expressed in comments on the Clay County Sheriff Office Facebook page are those of the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of comments are not guaranteed and do not represent views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff Office. Photo courtesy of the Clay Co. Detention Center.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office would like to send our deepest condolences to the family of Officer Ellis and the Richmond Police Department. Rest easy brother.

Sheriff Kevin Johnson is reporting a arrest made on 11/03/2015 in the Horse Creek Community. The arrest occured after Deputies David Caldwell, Dewey Grubb, Taye Napier, and Chief deputy Chris Curry were doing patrol on Highway 80. Rodney Gibbs age 33 of South Highway 421 was arrested after he attempted to flee the deputies on his ATV on Paw Paw road about 3 miles east of Manchester. Mr. Gibbs observed the deputies at Siberts Grocery and then fled up Paw Paw Road to a residence. The Deputies Observed Mr. Gibbs attempting to make it inside the residence, but shortly made contact with him. Upon Contacting Mr. Gibbs Deputy Curry observed Mr. Gibbs kick a White Container containing numerous xanax bars inside of it under a parked truck that was near by. Rodney Gibbs was arrested for (Operating ATV on roadway), (Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd), (Poss cont sub, 3rd degree), and also (Tampering W/ Physical Evidence) and lodged into the Clay Co. Detention Center. The views expressed in comments on the Clay County Sheriff's Office Facebook page are those of the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of comments are not guaranteed and do not represent views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff's Office. Photo Courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center.

Sheriff Kevin Johnson reports two arrest made at Kimberly Marcum's residence at Elk Creek Mountain Road on 10-22-2015. The deputies went to Ms. Marcum's residence in reference to a stolen A.T.V. complaint. Upon arrival, Deputy Taye Napier heard a ruffling sound in the weeds behind the residence. Upon further investigation, Coy Wagers ran from Deputy Taye Napier into a wooded area. Upon locating Mr. Wagers, Deputy Napier located several needles, a bag of salt, and several empty baggies. Ms. Kimberly Marcum granted the deputies permission to search the residence. When Deputy Havicus, Chief Deputy Curry, and Deputy Taye Napier made their way behind the residence they could smell a strong odor of an ether like substance. Within approximately 50 feet from the back door of the residence, the deputies located a 1 step meth lab and an HCL generator. After interviewing Mr. Wagers, he advised that Kimberly Marcum had asked him to come to her residence in the early morning hours. He stated that she needed work done and asked him to bring some salt. He stated that he arrived at the residence around 8 or 9 am. Mr. Wagers stated that he gave the salt to Ms. Marcum and she went behind the residence for about an hour after asking him to cut some trees around her property. Mr. Wagers advised the deputies that Ms. Marcum returned later with a $10.00 bag of Methamphetamine for doing the work. Kimberly Marcum age 41 and Coy Wagers age 23 were arrested on the scene. Ms. Marcum was charged with (Manufacturing Methamphetamine) and (Poss Cont Sub 1st Degree, 1st Offense) and Mr. Coy Wagers was charged with (Manufacturing Methamphetamine) and (Fleeing and evading Police, On foot) and were lodged into the Clay Co. Detention Center. The views expressed in comments on the Clay County Sheriff Office Facebook page are those of the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of comments are not guaranteed and do not represent views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Kevin Johnson reports that Deputy Taye Napier and Chief Deputy Chris Curry arrested Kimberly Ann Marcum age 40, Jody Sevier age 33, and also John Holland age 33. All three subjects are from the South end of the county. The arrests occurred in the evening hours on 10/14/15 when the deputies went to Ms. Marcum's residence in reference to the whereabouts of John Holland, whom was on home incarceration. Ms. Marcum was responsible for signing the paper work, to have Mr. Holland work for her. Upon speaking with Ms. Marcum she advised that Mr. Holland had left the residence prior to the deputies arrival. Upon further questioning Ms. Marcum about what type of work Mr. Holland had done for her, the deputies noticed a strong smell of a chemical odor. When they proceeded to do a welfare check, present at the residence were a male subject (Jody Sevier) and two female subjects one being a juvenile which was a child of Ms. Marcum. After further investigation in a building beside the home, the deputies noticed a liquid drain cleaner, amonia nitrate, coleman fuel, various funnels, plastic baggies, and also a bupain torch which was on the porch of the residence. Kimberly Marcum was arrested for (Manufacturing Methamphetamine, 1st Offense), and (Traf Cont Sub, 1st Degree, 1st Offense.). Jody Sevier was arrested and charged with (Serving Bench Warrant for Court). John Holland was later located and charged with (Serving a Benchwarrant For Court). All three subjects were lodged in the Clay Co. Detention Center. The views expressed in comments on the Clay County Sheriff Office Facebook page are those of the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of comments are not guaranteed and do not represent views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff Office. Photo's courtesy of the Clay Co. Detention Center and Clay Co. Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Kevin Johnson reports that Deputy Tabert Napier arrested Jeremiah Wilson age 28 of Paw Paw road in Manchester. Deputy Taye Napier observed Mr. Wilson in his vehicle sitting on the shoulder of the road on Ephram Creek Rd. When Deputy Napier asked Mr. Wilson what he was doing he stated that "he was looking for a bottle in his truck'. (Mr. Wilson's wife and two small children were in the vehicle also). Upon further investigation, Mr. Wilson appeared to be under the Influence of Narcotics due to his slurred speech, and failure to maintain proper balance on his feet. When Deputy Napier asked Mr. Wilson if he had any drugs or alcohol in his vehicle he advised he did not, but he then produced a few pill tablets from his pocket. Mr. Wilson stated to Deputy Napier that he had smoked marijuana that day. Mr. Wilson was arrested and charged with (Poss Cont Sub 1st Degree 1st Off), (Prescription Cont Sub Not Proper Contain 1st Offense), and also (Public Intoxication) and was lodged into the Clay Co. Detention Center.

Sheriff Kevin Johnson reports that Chief Deputy Chris Curry and Deputy Tabert napier arrested Jennifer Robinson age 31 and George Robinson age 41 both of Beech Creek Apartments. The arrest occurred in the evening hours on 10/8/2015 after the two came into the Clay Co. Sheriff's Office so Mr. Robinson could be released off of home incarceration. While releasing Mr. Robinson the two seemed to have slurred speech, and were very un-steady on their feet. Upon Further investigation it appeared that Mr. and Mrs. Robinson were under the influence of narcotics and were arrested for Public Intoxication and lodged into the Clay Co. Detention Center. The views expressed in comments on the Clay County Sheriff Office Facebook page are those of the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of comments are not guaranteed and do not represent views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff's Office. Photo's courtesy of the Clay Co. Detention Center.

Sheriff Kevin Johnson reports that Deputy Michael Havicus arrested Dewey Smith age 25 and Jerry Collins age 47 of Ky highway 149 in the early morning hours of 10/3/15. Around 0400 hours Deputy Havicus was dispatched to a stolen ATV complaint at D&J Pawn Shop in the Garrard Community. Dispatch advised that whom ever had stolen the ATV was headed up KY Highway 11. Deputy Havicus observed Mr. Smith and Mr. Collins pushing a black Suzuki ATV with Mr. Collin's Red Honda Rancher ATV around a mile up South Highway 11. Both Subjects had Strong odors of alcohol coming from their person and was unsteady on their feet. Dewey Smith and Jerry Collins was arrested for (TBUT or Disp- Farm Equipment $500.00 or More but u/$10,000 (ATV) and (Oper Mtr Veh Under Influence alc/drugs/etc.08- 1st Offense.) and lodged into the Clay Co. Detention Center. The views expressed in comments on the Clay County Sheriff's Office Facebook page are those or the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of comments are not guaranteed and don not represent views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff's Office. Photo's courtesy of the Clay Co. Detention Center.

Sheriff Kevin Johnson reports that Chief Deputy Chris Curry arrested Lucy Smallwood age 39 around 1400 hours on 10/2/2015. Chief Deputy Curry was dispatched to Mrs. Smallwood's residence after dispatch received a call from Mrs. Smallwood stating that someone was trying to get into her residence and cause harm to her. When Deputy Curry arrived on the scene he observed Mrs. Smallwood. Upon further investigation Mrs. Smallwood appeared to be under the influence and no one was at her residence nor were there signs of anyone trying to cause harm to her. Mrs. Smallwood was arrested for Falsely Reporting and incident and lodged into the Clay Co. Detention Center. The views expressed in comments on the Clay Co. Sheriff Office Facebook page are those of the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of comments are not guaranteed and do not represent views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff's Office. Photo courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center.

Sheriff Kevin Johnson reports that Chief Deputy Chris Curry arrested Amanda Grubb age 32 and Wendell Bray age 53 in the early morning hours on 10/2/2015. Chief Deputy Curry was dispatched to Dairy Queen by Clay County Dispatch for a call of two intoxicated individuals that where at Dairy Queen in the Garrard Community. When Chief Dep. Curry arrived on scene, he observed the two inside the restaurant. Upon further investigation, Mr. Bray and Mrs. Grubb appeared to be manifestly under the influence of narcotics. The two were then arrested and lodged in the Clay County Detention Center for Public Intoxication. The views expressed in comments on the Clay County Sheriff Office Facebook page are those of the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of comments are not guaranteed and do not represent views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff's Office. Photo's courtesy of the Clay Co. Detention Center.

Sheriff Kevin Johnson reports a arrest made in the evening hours of 9/31/2015. Deputy Michael Havicus made the arrest on Dark Hollow road located on Highway 149. William Ray Collins age 40 of Dark Hollow road was arrested on a Child Support Warrant that was obtained for his arrest. Mr. Collins was charged with Flagrant Non-Support and booked into the Clay Co. Detention Center. The views expressed in comments on the Clay County Sheriff Office Facebook page are those of the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of comments are not guaranteed and do not represent views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff Office. Photos courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center.

STOLEN AND RECOVERED: According to Sheriff Kevin Johnson, Deputy Mike Havicus responded to a complaint dispatched over the radio that a car had been reported stolen. In the early morning hours of 9/21/2015, Ms. Rhonda Miller reported that her car had been stolen. She informed dispatch and Deputy Havicus that she might know where her vehicle was and arranged to meet with officers to discuss the location. Miller explained that Andrea Sizemore had stolen the vehicle and it was located near a residence of a friend a Sizemore's. Deputy Havicus and Ms. Miller went to the location and located Mrs. Miller's vehicle, a Buick LeSabre. Andrea Sizemore was located and arrested a short time later that evening. Sizemore was charged with Theft by unlawful taking, over $10,000.00 and lodged in the Clay County Detention Center The views expressed in comments of the Clay County Sheriff Office Facebook page are those of the comment writers. The accuracy and politeness of comments are not guaranteed and do not represent views or opinions of the Clay County Sheriff Office. Photo's courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center, and Dep. M. Havicus. (ccso)

Clay County Sheriffs Office is accepting applications for certified Police Officers, applications must be a graduate of the Department of Criminal Justice Training academy. Applications can be picked up Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Applications will be accepted from September 10, 2015 thru September 25, 2015. NO PHONE CALLS.