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911 Hangup Leads to 4 Graves County Drug Arrests
By West Kentucky Star Staff
FARMINGTON, KY - A 911 hang up led to four drug arrests Thursday morning in Graves County.

According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, a 911 hang up came into dispatch around 2:45 am. A woman reportedly called in and said she couldn’t explain what was going on but firearms were involved.

When deputies arrived at the home in the 1000 block of Burnett's Chapel Road, south of Farmington, they found six people inside. A search warrant was obtained and during the search of the home, police found items used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. There was also a marijuana growing operation set up in a closet in a bedroom.

Deputies also found methamphetamine, marijuana and several items of paraphernalia. A backpack was found in one of the bedrooms that contained a handgun with the serial number removed.

Four people inside the home were arrested. The owner of the home, 46-year-old Christopher Emerson, is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, cultivating marijuana under five plants, possession of controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

Thirty-four-year-old Justin Harrison of Mayfield is charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, possession of a defaced firearm, possession of controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

Twenty-eight-year-old Sabrina Weeks of Wingo and 31-year-old Cody Elkins of Hardin, are each charged with possession of controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

All four were lodged in the Graves County Jail.


Published 01:04 PM, Thursday Feb. 16, 2017
Updated 03:44 PM, Friday Feb. 17, 2017

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