Graves Man Jailed for Making Meth, Assaulting Cops
By Joe Jackson
LYNNVILLE, KY - A Graves County man faces numerous charges, including assault on a police officer, following his arrest on Tuesday. Thirty-eight-year-old James Farmer of Lynnville is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, two counts of assault 3rd on a police officer, possession of a controlled substance meth, three counts of possession of controlled substance drug unspecified, possession of controlled substance 3rd, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
Two Graves County deputies responded to Farmer’s home after receiving information that he was manufacturing meth out of his car. When deputies arrived Farmer started running to his car and started throwing items inside the trunk.
When Farmer didn’t comply with the deputies’ requests, a struggle ensued. During the struggle, Farmer attempted to grab the knife he had clipped on his pocket. Deputies were able to get the knife away from Farmer and restrain him with handcuffs after fighting with him for several minutes.
During a search of Farmer and his property, deputies found methamphetamine, several different prescription medications and several items used in manufacturing meth.
Farmer was lodged in the Graves County Jail. Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon said more charges may be pending as the investigation continues. The two deputies received only minor injuries during the arrest.