Mayfield, KY. (May 24, 2021) – Troopers with Kentucky State Police, Post 1 arrested a man on outstanding warrants and other charges Monday morning. At approximately 9:05 a.m., a Trooper observed Andrew K. Saxton, 34 of Mayfield, Kentucky walking South on N 17th Street in Mayfield. The Trooper recognized Saxton and had prior knowledge he had outstanding arrest warrants. The Trooper made contact with Saxton and attempted to place him in custody. After an altercation, Saxton was arrested.
During a search of Saxton’s person and a backpack he was carrying, Troopers located a revolver handgun, suspected methamphetamine, and other drug paraphernalia. Saxton was transported to the McCracken County Regional Jail.
Saxton is charged with Assault 3rd Degree-Police Officer/Probation Officer, Possession of Handgun by Convicted Felon, Possession of Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 2nd Offense (Methamphetamine), Resisting Arrest, Drug Paraphernalia-Buy/Possess, and Fleeing or Evading Police, 2nd Degree (On Foot). He was also served with four outstanding arrest warrants for Failure to Appear in Graves County Circuit Court. Saxton was additionally charged by Mayfield Police Department in an unrelated case.
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