Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson is reporting that on October 29, 2019 at approximately 2:50 PM Clay County Sheriff Deputy Sgt. Jeremy Gabbard arrested Penny Smith, 30 of North Highway 421. The arrest occurred when Sgt. Gabbard received a complaint that the above mentioned subject had stolen a wallet out of an employee’s office while she was waiting to be seen at Daniel Boone Community Action Agency. Sgt. Gabbard received a location of the subject during the investigation at which time he located the above mentioned subject at Wal-Mart. During contact it was noted that the subject appeared to be under the influence. Assisting at the scene was Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson and Manchester City Police Lt. Jason Combs. The photo attached is courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center.
Penny Smith, 30 was charged with:
• Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disp- Purse Snatching
• Possession of Marijuana
• Public Intoxication of Controlled Substance (Excludes Alcohol)