By Jessie Williams
A 38-year-old Westmoreland man was arrested last week after law enforcement discovered approximately 482 grams of methamphetamine, 141 grams of marijuana, six guns and other various narcotics during a search of his Howell Rd. residence.
According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Detective Jacob McClard of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, he and other deputies made contact with Mr. Justin Kail Graves at his home on September 27, 2023.
Graves gave officers written and verbal consent to search his residence at that time.
After the search began, a large amount of suspected methamphetamine was located, and officers then executed a search warrant for Graves’ home.
During the search, officers located approximately 482 grams of methamphetamine, 141 grams of marijuana, 3 grams of fentanyl, six firearms, three suppressors, four Oxycodone pills, 20 Cyclobenzaprine pills, 75 Gabapentine pills, and $3,062 cash.
It was also discovered that Graves is a convicted felon.
He was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of fentanyl for resale, possession of a schedule VI drug for resale, possession of schedule V drug for resale, possession of a legend drug (2 counts), possession of a schedule II drug, possession of methamphetamine for resale, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm during a dangerous felony.
His bond was set at $100,000 and he is scheduled to appear in general sessions court on October 25, 2023.
The Sumner County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the search.