Graves Deputies Arrest Two on Drug, Weapon Charges
By Joe Jackson
BOAZ, KY - Graves County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men Thursday night on drug and firearms charges. According to Sheriff Dewayne Redmon, a joint investigation involving his department’s drug units and the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrests.
Redmon said a search warrant was executed at 2211 State Route 994 in Boaz after McCracken narcotics officers arrested 55-year-old Ronald Andrews of Boaz during a traffic stop in McCracken County. During an interview it was determined that more illegal narcotics were inside his home in Boaz. Andrews told officers he also had loaded firearms inside the home and he was a convicted felon. He was lodged in the McCracken County Regional Jail.
During a search of the home, deputies found marijuana, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. They also seized 63 firearms, many of which were loaded and ready to discharge. Charges are pending against Andrews in Graves County.
Also at the home were 18-year-old Trent Andrews of Paducah and 19-year-old Cecil Andrews of Boaz. They were both charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication. They were lodged in the Graves County Jail.