2 men, 1 juvenile face charges after stolen firearms found in Graves County

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GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – Two men and a juvenile face charges in connection with stolen firearms from a home in southern Graves County.

A Graves County sheriff’s deputy responded to a home in southern Graves County for a report of theft of firearms around 9:45 p.m. on Jan. 22.

The victim told the sheriff’s deputy that on or about January 20, four firearms were taken from the home. The firearms included three handguns and one long gun along with a metal lock box the handguns were stored in.

A suspect was developed in Trigg County. During an interview, another sheriff’s deputy learned there were two additional individuals who were possibly involved.

Early on January 23, Deputy Jones assisted by Marshall Co. Sheriff’s Department went to an address in Benton where one firearm was recovered and one person was arrested.

During the evening hours of Jan. 23 and into the early morning hours of Jan. 24, Dep. Jones and deputies from the Marshall Co. Sheriff’s Department went to another address in Benton and conducted an interview with a 17-year-old male who was also a suspect in the thefts. Information gathered led deputies to obtaining a search warrant for the home where the stolen handgun was recovered from the previous night. During the execution of the warrant, another reported stolen firearm and the stolen lock box were recovered.

On the afternoon of Jan. 24, Deputy Jones went to an address located in Crofton to interview another suspect in the theft. During the interview, Deputy Jones was given a confession to the theft. With the information provided, Deputy Jones obtained an arrest warrant for the individual.

On Jan. 26, Deputy Jones returned to the home of the 17-year-old male and interviewed him once more. The juvenile gave a statement confessing to his involvement in the theft.

Early on Jan. 28, the Christian County Sheriff’s Department located and arrested the third suspect involved in Crofton County, Ky.

Trevor Towner, 18, of Marshall County, Ky. faces four counts of theft by unlawful taking, firearm and criminal mischief 3rd degree.

Joshua Meador, 18, of Trigg County Ky. faces four counts of theft by unlawful taking, firearm and criminal mischief 3rd degree.

The 17-year-old juvenile faces four counts of theft by unlawful taking, firearm, criminal mischief 3rd degree and falsely reporting an incident.

Deputy Larry Jones led the investigation and was assisted by Deputy Chandler Sirls along with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Trigg County Sheriff’s Department, Christian County Sheriff’s Department and Benton Police Department.

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