Dewayne Redmon

Graves Co. Sheriff's Office

Members of the Graves County Sheriff’s office released on Tuesday a signed letter describing their sheriff’s alleged criminal actions over the summer. Sheriff Dewayne Redmon is charged with possession of a controlled substance (felony) and official misconduct (misdemeanor). He appeared in court in early September.

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Graves County Chief Deputy Davant Ramage is withdrawing his write-in campaign for sheriff due to his employer actively campaigning. 

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Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance and first-degree official misconduct. Redmon appeared in Christian County Circuit Court for an arraignment today (Wednesday).

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A Graves County Grand Jury has indicted the county Sheriff  Dewayne Redmon on a drug charge. 

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Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon is under a criminal drug-related investigation.

Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement Special Investigations Unit Sergeant Dean Patterson said the department received a drug-related tip in early July.

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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.