Clay County Commissioner Arrested

A Clay County Commissioner was arrested Monday for abusing his position.

Sitting Commissioner A. J. Peek was arrested after being indicted for abuse of official capacity.

The indictment shows Peek knowingly used government property and personnel in April 2011.

Records show he used a backhoe and workers to benefit private property owned by Ricky Staley.

He's currently out on a $1,000 bond.