Lowes Residents Jailed on Multiple Drug Charges
By Joe Jackson
LOWES, KY - Two Graves County residents were arrested Tuesday and lodged in the Graves County Jail on multiple drug charges. Arrested were 25-year-old Zachary Burnett and 29-year-old Misty Lewis, both of Lowes.
Sheriff Dewayne Redmon said after several tips and an investigation by detectives a search warrant was executed at a home on Moore Street in Lowes and evidence of methamphetamine manufacturing was found inside and outside the home.
Detectives found chemicals and equipment used to manufacture the illegal drug, several canisters of residue from previous meth cooks, three loaded syringes of what is believed to be methamphetamine and a bottle filled with a liquid that is believed to be liquid meth. A grow room was also found in the home with an expensive ventilation system and high powered halogen lighting equipment.
Some growing marijuana plants were located inside the home and precursor items and a start to a mushroom growing operation were also located. Both suspects had illegal narcotic drugs on their person at the time of arrest.
Burnett and Lewis were each charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, cultivating marijuana, possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.