LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's K-9 Deputy Brian France along with Constable Robert Smith arrested Steven D. Graves age 40 of Gatewood Dr., Corbin on Thursday night March 16, 2023 at approximately 10:45 PM.
The arrest occurred on Level Green Road, approximately 10 miles southwest of London following a traffic stop conducted on a blue Ford Fusion that was being operated in an unsafe manner.
During the traffic stop it was determined that the driver identified as Steven D. Graves (left) was wanted on a Knox County warrant.
During arrest the driver was found in possession of suspected Methamphetamine and a loaded and cocked .380 pistol that was determined to be a reported stolen firearm out of Atlanta, Georgia.
Also, it was determined that the driver was a convicted felon, convicted in Michigan in a 2003 home invasion and also an assault less than murder also in Michigan.
Steven Graves was charged with:
- Possession of a controlled substance – first-degree – first offense – Methamphetamine
- Possession of a handgun by a convicted Felon
- Receiving stolen property – Firearm
In addition, this subject was charged on a Knox District Court bench warrant of arrest charging:
- Failure to appear in court
This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.