TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon Investigation
Date of News Release: 02/25/2013
(Lyon County, KY) -- A search, conducted by the Kentucky State Police, Department of Probation and Parole, Lyon County Sheriff's Office and the Eddyville Police Department was conducted at 303 Terrace Place in Eddyville, KY. As a result of the search, 22 rifles and shotguns, along with 4 pistols, were located inside the residence. One of the pistols was reported stolen from Indiana. Several packets of methamphetamine were also located along with marijuana and drug paraphernalia. All of the guns were confiscated because Robert (Bobby) Murphy is a convicted felon.
Robert (Bobby) Murphy was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession Of Firearm by a Convicted Felon (22 counts), Possession Of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon (4 counts), Rec. Stolen Property-Firearm, Possession Drug Paraphernalia, Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug (2 counts). Michael Melton was arrested and charged with Possession Of Methamphetamine, Execution of Bench Warrants (Marshall County). Taylor Haberlock was arrested and charged with Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon & Possession Of Marijuana. All three were lodged into the Caldwell County Jail.
Trooper First Class Lewie Dodd is continuing the investigation.