Graves County Sheriff’s Office arrests man on theft and drug charges
GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A recent burglary at a business in the Tri City area was reported to the Graves County Sheriff’s Office at 7:40 a.m. on Saturday.
Law enforcement was able to use surveillance footage to identify a suspect and vehicle.
Deputies went to a house in the Hickory area where they found the vehicle.
Items that matched the description were also identified.
At the residence, they spoke to 32-year-old Chris Wiley, who confessed to taking items from the business the prior day.
They also gained a search warrant and more stolen items were found along with a small amount of suspected methamphetamine and marijuana.
They discovered a handgun and learned that Wiley is a felon, prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Wiley is charged with Burglary 3rd Degree, Criminal Mischief 1st Degree, Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, and other drug and theft related charges.
The Kentucky State Police assisted in the investigation.
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