2 men arrested for drugs after separate traffic stops in Graves County
GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – Two men were arrested after two separate traffic stops in Graves County on May 30.
Graves County Sheriff’s Deputy Larry Jones and Deputy Chad Hall stopped a 2020 gray GMC SUV near the 29 mile marker of Interstate 69, just north of Mayfield around 8 a.m. on Tuesday.
During the stop, the deputies developed probable cause that illegal controlled substances were in the vehicle.
The deputies searched the vehicle and found a bag containing psilocybin (hallucinogenic mushrooms), according to the Graves County Sheriff’s Office.
A passenger in the vehicle, Quinn D. Holland, 40, of Indianapolis, Ind. admitted that the substance was his, according to the sheriff’s office. He was arrested.
Holland was taken to the Graves County RC Center and was charged with possession of a controlled substance 1st degree – 1st offense.
The drivers of the vehicle was cited for a traffic offense and operating on a suspended operator’s license. A licensed driver was allowed to drive the vehicle after the stop.
Then around noon on Tuesday, Deputy Jones and Deputy Hall stopped a 2016 gray Nissan on the KY 121 Bypass for a traffic violation.
During the stop, probable cause was developed to search the vehicle. Deputies found approximately half of an ounce of methamphetamine, a handgun, drug paraphernalia and a pill suspected to be Xanax, according to the sheriff’s office.
The driver of the vehicle, Anthony Turner, 35, of Toney, Ala. was arrested. He was taken to the Graves County RC Center and later transported to an out of county facility.
Turner was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree – 1st offense – greater than two grams of methamphetamine, firearm enhanced, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and possession of a controlled substance 3rd degree.