A traffic stop by a Graves County Sheriff's deputy led to a drug arrest.
Just after midnight Friday, Sheriff John Hayden reports that Deputy Jacob Hamm and Sgt. Richard Edwards conducted a traffic stop on Daniel Munsell, 28, for a moving violation on U.S. 45 South on Macedonia Street in Mayfield. Investigation conducted at the stop lead deputies to search the vehicle and conduct standardized field sobriety tests.
Deputies located inside the vehicle and on Munsell guns, prescription pills not in the original container, methamphetamine, marijuana, paraphernalia to include a set of digital scales, glass smoking pipe, individual bag, and money suspected to be the sales from illegal drugs. Munsell was arrested and lodged at the Graves County Jail.
Charges include Disregarding Stop Sign; Failure to Wear Seat Belts; First-Degree Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, First Offense (less than 2 grams Methamphetamine; firearm enhanced); Possession of Marijuana; Drug Paraphernalia - Buy/Possess; Illegal Possession of Legal Drugs; Prescription Controlled Substance Not in Proper Container (fFirst Offense); Third-Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance (Drug Unspecified); and Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance.
The Mayfield Police Department and the Kentucky State Police assisted in the investigation.