Mayfield, Kentucky (NewsFirst) —

Drug Trafficking Arrest at Mayfield Motel

The Graves County Sheriff’s Office had received information concerning alleged drug trafficking occurring at the Budget Inn, located on East Broadway in Mayfield.

Sheriff’s detectives followed up on the information Friday morning, which ultimately led to a search of a motel room at that location.

During the search at 10 AM, 34-year-old Edward Lee Troup was arrested after detectives located both crystal Methamphetamine and crack Cocaine, which is increasing in frequency in our area.

The investigation revealed that Troup was in fact selling these drugs from the motel room.

Arrested: Troup, Edward Lee age 34

of Mayfield, Ky

Charges: Trafficking in Methamphetamine Over 2 grams

Possession of Cocaine 2nd or Subsequent Offense

Troup is a convicted felon with previous felony convictions for both trafficking and possessing drugs categorized as felonies.

He was transported to an out of county detention center.