Kentucky meteorologist arrested for cultivating marijuana

Victoria Shaw Smoyer


LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) — A Kentucky meteorologist and her husband have been arrested for cultivating marijuana.

Kentucky State Police say Victoria Shaw Smoyer and Tyler Smoyer were growing marijuana in their Mayfield, Kentucky home.

Investigators say they found five marijuana plants, six long guns, two pistols, two silencers, eight storage boxes of ammunition, a tactical vest, and multiple items used to cultivate marijuana. Two more marijuana plants were located discarded in a trash can behind the residence, according to a press release.

Victoria Shaw Smoyer is a meteorologist at WPSD in Paducah, who goes by Tori Shaw on air. According to the station’s website, Shaw started working in Paducah in 2014. On her Facebook page Shaw says she is the weekend meteorologist.

Shaw and her husband are charged with Cultivating Marijuana, Firearm Enhanced, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. They have both been released from jail.


One Reply to “Kentucky meteorologist arrested for cultivating marijuana”

  1. Didn’t they know it’s illegal for anyone except the U.S. government to grow marijuana for profit? That’s what you get for horning in on the Federal Government’s monopoly? Kinda reminiscent of the Mafia,huh?


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