Clay County Sheriff candidate facing charges

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Published: May. 13, 2022 at 4:01 PM EDT
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CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A candidate for Clay County Sheriff is in custody and facing a number of charges.

Hiram Marcum was indicted on five counts of wanton endangerment of a police officer and drug possession by a Grand Jury on Thursday.

The indictment claims Marcum put the life of a deputy in danger during a traffic stop.

He is being held in the Clay County Detention Center.

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