(Update) Major Graves County Meth Supplier Arrested

Jun 3, 2016

Credit Graves Co. Sheriff's Office

Update Friday afternoon: The Graves County Sheriff's Office says the real identity of the methamphetamine supplier is Jose A. Garcia-Orinia. He had previously given the officers an alias.

He has now also been charged with Giving an Officer a False Name, 2 counts of Theft of Identity and Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 1st Degree. He's being held at the Graves County Detention Center with a $250,000 cash bond.

Original Story:  

A major supplier of methamphetamine in Graves County is now behind bars. Sheriff Dewayne Redmon says in a news release 27-year-old Ambrocio Garcia-Oronia of Mayfield was found in his home Thursday night with two pounds of meth, digital scales, three handguns and more than $10,000 in cash. 

Garcia had 896 grams of methamphetamine, amounting to a total street value of approximately $89,600. 

Redmon says the Drug Division had been investigating known drug dealers with a focus on finding the supplier. He adds that smaller drug dealers have now been cut off from their supply.

Charges include trafficking in controlled substance 1st degree in excess of four grams, firearm enhanced and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Jose A. Garcia-Orinia
Credit Graves Co. Sheriff's Office