Mayfield man arrested after drug investigation | Crime
GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A Mayfield man was arrested Tuesday morning after a drug investigation by an agent with the Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms from Paducah.
Mauricio Vera-Alvarado, 27, was charged with trafficking a controlled substance first degree methamphetamine greater than 2 grams, tampering with physical evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon, Vera-Alvarado was arrested after an agent told his office about illegal drug activity that may have happened at 410 South 10th Street in Mayfield.
Redmon said the investigation from the Narcotics Divisions and deputies from his office and the Marshall and McCracken County Sheriff's Office went to the home and met with one of the residents there. He said deputies began searching the premises and surrounding property when they found Vera-Alvarado hiding behind a storage building behind the home.
Vera-Alvarado was detained, and with the help of the McCracken County K-9 unit a set of digital scales and a quantity of meth was found hidden in the area where he was hiding. He was taken to the Graves County Jail.
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