Reporter Shaw Arrested on Marijuana Charges

Tory Shaw, a Local 6 meteorologist, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on marijuana charges, according to Kentucky State Police. Her husband was arrested as well.


KSP reports that the 32-year-old reporter, and her husband, 35-year-old Tyler Smoyer, both of Mayfield, were arrested on charges of firearm enhanced cultivating five or more marijuana plants, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The cultivation charge is a felony, and the other charges are misdemeanors.

KSP says they received an anonymous tip if in indoor marijuana grow operation. The troops reacted immediately. The law enforcement agency says troopers performed a “knock and talk” at the home, and later got a search warrant for the home.

Police found five marijuana plants, six long guns, two pistols, two silencers, a tactical vest, eight boxes of ammunition, and multiple marijuana growing items, as well as two more marijuana plants found in a trash can behind the house.

Both were jailed in the Graves County jail. They have since been released.

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