Six arrested on drug charges in Graves County

The Graves County Sheriff’s Office says six people were arrested Wednesday and charged with drug trafficking and other charges after drug detectives received a tip.

The sheriff’s department says detectives were tipped off that illegal drug activity was going on at a home in the Golo community. Deputies went to the house, and they say they found evidence during a search that the people there were involved in methamphetamine trafficking, along with methadone and other prescription drug trafficking and illegal possession.  Deputies say they also found stolen property inside the home.

  • 55-year-old Steven Burnett of Graves County was charged with first degree trafficking less than two grams of meth on the second offense, first degree possession of meth on the second offense, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and receiving stolen property under $500.
  • 37-year-old Jennifer Misiewicz  of Grand Rivers was charged with first degree trafficking greater than 10 D.U. of methadone, possession of drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, complicity to giving an officer a false name and complicity to theft of identity of another without consent.
  • 55-year-old Anthony Augustino of Grand Rivers was charged with first degree trafficking greater than 10 D.U. of methadone, theft of identity of another without consent, giving an officer a false name and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • 52-year-old Thomas Downs of Paducah was charged with first degree trafficking greater than two grams of meth Controlled Substance on the second offense, tampering with physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, third degree possession of a controlled substance, first degree possession of meth on the second offense.
  • 28-year-old Nakesha Reed of Mayfield and 29-year-old Cheryl Palmer of Louisville were each charged with first degree possession of meth, third degree possession of a controlled substance, having prescription drugs not in the proper container, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

All six were jailed in the Graves County Jail. The sheriff’s department provided photos of five of the people charged. No photo was provided of Jennifer Misiewicz. 

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